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Assistant/Associate Director of College Counseling

Company: Sewickley Academy
Location: Sewickley
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Sewickley Academy is seeking to hire an Assistant/Associate Director of College Counseling. This role supports the management of the overall program, including planning and administering the PSAT, Practice ACT, and AP Testing, and teaches a College Seminar class. This is a 12 month position.

This position offers a competitive salary plus excellent benefits and work/life balance programs including a premium-free health plan option, an excellent retirement plan, generous leave time, and tuition benefits programs. Are you searching for a workplace where a diverse mix of talented people come together to serve our students? If so, apply for this today!


--- Support a caseload of approximately 35 students and compose original letters of recommendation for each student in their caseload

--- View the college process as one providing each student with an opportunity for significant personal learning and growth

--- Cultivate and maintain excellent relationships with college admission officers and representatives to understand emerging trends and to advocate on behalf of student applications through phone conversations, email, and hosting college admission representatives on campus

--- Understand and be able to articulate the current trends in college admission to students and parents

--- Counsel students on course selection in conjunction with planning for college

--- Handle highly sensitive material/information with discretion

--- Hold a bachelor's degree
--- Possess technological competence including working with Scoir, Naviance, or other search/college application process platforms and Google Classroom
--- Experience with the FAFSA / CSS Profile preferred
--- Attention to detail while working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment;
--- Be committed to a customer service orientation for the Counseling Office in relation to its work with students and parents
--- Have experience in independent school College Counseling, and preferably experience in college admissions
--- Possess excellent interpersonal skills, including compassion, empathy, sense of humor, warmth, and energy, and an ability to work with faculty colleagues on behalf of students

All interested applicants applying for this position should submit their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.

Sewickley Academy is committed to having an inclusive community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Academy does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.


Keywords: Sewickley Academy, Pittsburgh , Assistant/Associate Director of College Counseling, Executive , Sewickley, Pennsylvania

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