The Academy of the Holy Cross is accepting resumes for an Assistant Director of College Counseling
The Academy of the Holy Cross, a Catholic College preparatory school sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross since 1868, is dedicated to educating young women in a Christ-centered community which values diversity. The Academy is committed to developing women of courage, compassion and scholarship who responsibly embrace the social, spiritual and intellectual challenges of the world.
All faculty and staff must demonstrate a commitment to the Core Values of the Academy: community, Catholic identity, academic excellence, educating the whole person, tradition, diversity, leadership, single-sex education, environment and communication.
The College Counseling Office encourages each student to pursue admission to a college that provides an appropriate match for her unique intellectual abilities, passions, talents and personal values. The AHC College Counselors are committed to guiding each girl and her family through a personalized college search.
Develop and facilitate programs for students and parents addressing college preparation, exploration, the application process and transition to college
Understand the college admission process at a variety of institution types and selectivity levels
Facilitate college application readiness with juniors through educational programs, form preparation, and individual meetings with students and parents
Educate students/parents on college selection process, college fairs and SAT/ACT registration
Work with school counselors to address college-related issues of students at all grade levels
A complete position description can be viewed at www.academyoftheholycross.org/career-opportunities
Master's degree in Education, Counseling or Counseling Education or Bachelor's degree combined with relevant experience
Must have strong work ethic excellent organizational skills and written/oral communication skills
Flexibility with time and travel and a willingness to coordinate efforts with others
The ability to establish, develop and maintain strong relationships with their students and their families is key.
Networking skills are important in cultivating and maintaining valuable relationships with college admission representatives
Must have internship or professional experience working as an admissions counselor or college counselor
Must demonstrate knowledge and experience in post-secondary educational options, college admission process, financial aid resources and scholarship opportunities