BASIS Independent Fremont Upper is seeking qualified candidates for a College Admissions Counselor for the upcoming school year!
What We're Looking For
The main role of the successful applicant will be working very closely with our 11th and 12th grade students as they begin to consider and plan their college and career choices. The successful applicant will meet regularly with individual students, groups of students, their parents, and college representatives.
Experience working in a private high school, at least two years as a College Counselor; experience with Naviance.
A Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred. Candidates must have the ability to obtain a fingerprint clearance card.
A successful applicant must demonstrate a high level of academic attainment and experience working in a high school or other academic setting. Beyond this, strong communication skills in speaking with parents, students, admissions officers and colleagues are essential as is the ability to elicit (not simply edit) competitive application essays and write exceptional letters of recommendation. Finally, a successful applicant will be flexible and work well in a fast-moving team environment.
Ability to build excellent rapport and productive relationships with middle and high-school students
Work effectively in a small team environment with a “can-do-anything” mindset
Knowledgeable of the U.S. college admissions process and a proponent of the “best-fit” model as a goal for families
Ability to build a world-class college admissions and career planning program from scratch for outstanding students
Ability to resolve productively conflicts among students and their parents about college and career goals
BASIS Independent Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
Salary - Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience.
Career Growth - We believe our people deserve every opportunity to utilize and expand their knowledge and skills, and to share their passions. From our classrooms to central operations, our culture is one of continuous learning, mentorship, and professional advancement in our schools or across our network.
Retirement - Your future financial well-being is important to us. Eligible participants may receive a 50% Company match for the first 10% of employee earnings deferred.
Health Insurance - We want you to have the care you need. We offer three PPO medical plans to choose from, as well as dental and vision insurance.
Flexible Spending - Because health, childcare, and travel expenses can add up, we offer an FSA that allows for pre-tax dollars to cover medical, dependent care, and transit.
Student Tuition Remission - You help us create a world-class program for our students. To show our appreciation, we offer your children significant tuition remission to attend our schools.
BASIS Independent Fremont opened in 2016 as the fourth campus in our family of independent schools. Our campus is located in the southeast San Francisco Bay Area, and was thoughtfully fitted to serve the needs of our world-acclaimed program in a Transitional Kindergarten–grade 8 setting. Whether through our classrooms filled with natural light, our outdoor space, or our gymnasium, BASIS Independent Fremont offers plenty of opportunities for students to discover their passions in and out of the classroom.