Model the LAS Mission Statement - Developing innovative, compassionate, responsible citizens of the world.
Organize safe and engaging activities that promote student-centered individualized learning, internationalism and mutual respect, and high academic and personal standards.
Model positive approaches to learning through displaying cultural sensitivity, maintaining collegial relationships, and participating in processes for reflective professional development.
Director of Residential Life
Dean of Students
Provide individual and group counseling to students.
Share counselor-on-call phone and respond to counseling emergencies.
Develop and deliver social and emotional curriculum based on yearly student needs assessment.
Provide health and wellness education to students. Includes (but may not be limited to) programs on smoking cessation, alcohol/drug use and sex education. Programs may take place in a classroom setting, small groups or in the dorm.
Coordinate with Director of Residential Life, Life Skills teachers and Dorm Heads regarding health and wellness education programs.
Assist Health Center staff in cases of health outbreak/epidemics
Help in delivering some of the Sunday night Residence curriculum units.
The level of confidentiality is established by the Director of Residential Life in consultation with the counselor. Confidentiality of student information will be shared as needed with other people.
Participate in the student success team.
Masters in counseling, social work, or equivalent master's level counseling degree
5 years of work experience
Experience working in a school setting preferably boarding schools
Experience working with adolescents
Experience managing mental health triage, risk assessments and crisis intervention
Experience with teaching or health education.
Flexibility - Ability to work in a system with varying levels of structure -- self-directed but collaborative
Ability to work well with others
Experience and openness in working with colleagues and students from different cultures and backgrounds