Saint Joseph Academy: College Counselor - OACAC

Saint Joseph Academy: College Counselor

Website Saint Joseph Academy

Position Overview

The College Counselor at Saint Joseph Academy will work closely with our students and their families to  navigate the college admission process, beginning in the summer prior to their junior year and through graduation. The College Counselor assists with college research, applications, essays and scholarships. This is a 12-month position.

Essential Skills

-Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate
-Well-organized, attentive to detail and strong communication skills
-Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work
-Ability to work independently with minimal oversight possessing strong integrity, judgment and problem-solving skills
-Commitment to the Catholic education of young women in the tradition of the Congregation of St. Joseph

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

-Guide students and parents/guardians through the college admission process from exploration to application
-Providing direct and indirect counseling services
-Facilitating campus visits with college admission representatives
-Visiting college campuses to enhance relationships with college admission personnel, especially in the more selective institutions
-Provide letters of recommendations for college applications
-Track college admissions statistics
-Responsible for administering college entrance exams such as the PSAT, ACT and SAT
-Serve as the AP® coordinator and oversees administration of AP® Exams
-Co-sponsor a fall college fair in conjunction with Baldwin Wallace University, West Side Suburban High Schools and the Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling

Requirements

-Bachelor’s degree in Education
-Master’s degree in School Counseling preferred
-Relevant college counseling experience
-Knowledge of relevant applications including MS Office; —Naviance/PowerSchool is a plus

NOTE:  This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply for this job email your details to posting@sja1890.org

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