Position Summary: Salpointe Catholic High School is looking for an experienced College Counselor who can partner with students and parents to guide them through the confusing process of applying to college. This position will require some one with a flexible schedule that can meet the needs of our parents outside of standard school hours.
Outstanding Salpointe benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; Flex, life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick/personal leave, and holidays; tuition reduction as well as a generous 401k plan.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Assist students in researching and creating a college list that fits the student’s interest and goals
Conduct individual and group sessions in all areas of college counseling
Write the school recommendations for seniors as part of their application process
Support the faculty when writing letters of recommendation
Provide a welcoming environment for visits with college representatives, facilitating meetings between representatives and students
Visit college campuses when invited with the approval of the Director of Counseling
Organize events, along with the Counseling Department, to meet the needs of the lower grades to prepare them for college
Host a college fair on campus
Keep track of admission decisions
Use Naviance eDocs platform for career search and college application management
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Previous experience in guiding college prep students and parents through selective college admissions
Working knowledge of Naviance and Google Applications
Knowledge of a wide range of universities, essay writing, and the scholarship and financial aid process
Experience interacting with young adults and their families, school administration, and college admissions offices
Exceptional public speaking, writing, organization, and communication skills
Ability to perform well under pressure and to meet deadlines
Ability to pass a background check.
About Salpointe Catholic High School
Salpointe Catholic High School is located in sunny Tucson, Arizona just 5 minutes from the University of Arizona. We are a co-educational, college prep high school with approximately 1200 students. All full-time employees are offered a rich benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance as well as a generous profit-sharing plan. Financial support is available for professional development and faculty is encouraged to take advantage of this benefit.