General Statement of Duties
The Assistant Director of College Counseling will be responsible for administering all aspects of the college search and admissions process in conjunction with other members of the College Office. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of College Counseling.
- Work with 20-30 students in each class by educating students and parents about colleges, the college admissions process, trends, procedures, and write school recommendations
- Work as part of a dynamic and collaborative team committed to building a developmentally appropriate college counseling program that is fully integrated into students' overall educational experience at St. Mark's
- Meet with all college admissions representatives who visit our campus and serve as a liaison with College admissions offices throughout the year
- Maintain awareness of issues and trends in college admission, higher education, testing, and keep up-to-date about specific colleges
- Maintain and disseminate information about standardized tests such as SAT, ACT, and TOEFL
- Administer AP, SAT, ACT and PSAT exams
- Support the school through participation in other duties such as advising, teaching, coaching, and / or residential life
- Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution of higher education
- A minimum of two to five years of experience in college counseling or college admission
- Necessary skills include excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as experience in college admissions or high school college counseling.
- The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; the ability to work with a team and maintain a sense of humor; the ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse and demanding student and parent population; knowledge of colleges, their academic programs, admission policies, and financial policies and procedures.