Assistant/Associate Director of College Counseling
Randolph School is accepting applications for an Assistant/Associate Director of College Counseling. The Assistant/Associate Director of College Counseling will be a critical member of a three-person team including the Director of College Counseling and Registrar/College Counseling Assistant.
The Assistant/Associate Director position is a full-time, eleven-month position beginning July 1st, 2021. Randolph college counselors work with students and families across all four years of high school, beginning with general programming in the freshman year, and culminating in the application process senior year. The Assistant/Associate Director will help students identify colleges of interest, support students in completing their applications, write thoughtful letters of recommendation, advocate appropriately for students, serve as a resource for parents, and participate in professional organizations, conferences, and college visit programs, both on and off-campus.
Randolph graduates find their post-secondary homes at a variety of institutions across the country, including flagship public universities, liberal arts colleges and highly selective universities. Our students aren’t afraid to forge their own path and seek the best fit for their college experience. The college counseling staff engages with each student to help them discover unique opportunities in their academic journey.
The ideal candidate will be a team player with excellent communication skills, creativity and a sense of humor. The role requires a desire to work closely with a range of students and a willingness to engage in the life of our school community. Candidates must be strong writers, good listeners, detail and deadline-oriented, and excited about working collaboratively with colleagues and students. A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s degree preferred, as is professional experience in college admission and/or college counseling.
Randolph School is situated on two campuses within a mile of each other in Jones Valley on the southeastern side of Huntsville, Alabama, which was named in the U.S. News & World Report’s most recent list of best cities in the United States to live. The 17-acre Drake campus houses kindergarten through grade eight, while the Upper School is located at the 55-acre Garth campus. Through a commitment to excellence in academics, the arts, and athletics, the school’s program and its faculty demand diligence and discipline while encouraging creativity and discovery. Above all, the school emphasizes honor, integrity, and character so that all in partnership with Randolph are elevated and inspired to enrich their families, communities, the nation, and the world.
As a member institution, Randolph School is committed to the principles of diversity as stated by the National Associate of Independent Schools (NAIS). In that spirit, Randolph School does not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, nation of origin, gender, or any other characteristic.
About Randolph School
Randolph School is a co-educational, independent day school of 1000 students located in Huntsville, Alabama. Founded in 1959, Randolph operates on two campuses, and offers a comprehensive K-12 education experience.