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Position: Director of College Counseling
Location: Saint James School, Hagerstown, Maryland
Contact: Marc Batson, 301-733-9330 ext 3026, email@example.com
The Director of College Counseling has overall responsibility for guiding the members of each year’s graduating class (approximately 50 Sixth Form students) through the transition to post- secondary education.
The Director works with: students, parents, college representatives, faculty, administration, and trustees. S/he establishes and maintains a yearly budget.
The Director is responsible for the effective use of multiple technological tools, such as:
As a member of a boarding school community, the Director of College Counseling should expect to be a part of the residential life team, which may include being a full-time dorm parent or being part of a dorm team. Teaching a class and/or coaching one season may also be required.
A strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills, flexibility, ease and experience with computers, and a willingness to coordinate efforts with others will be important qualifications in the Director of College Counseling.
Enthusiasm for teaching adolescents and working with parents of adolescents is also essential.
Experience in a college admission office would be a plus, though not a requirement.