Pine Crest School is a pre-kindergarten through grade twelve day school of approximately 2500 students located on two campuses in vibrant South Florida. At Pine Crest, our goal is to ensure that students learn how to navigate their futures with adaptability, intellectual vigor, sustainability, cultural sophistication, and independent leadership.
Our students choose from an array of academically rigorous courses, including 32 AP courses, eight post-AP seminars, and a nationally recognized science research program.
Visit our website at: www.pinecrest.edu
We are adding a new position to the College and Academic Advising Office and are seeking candidates for the role of Assistant Director of College Counseling.
The successful applicant will join a dynamic team of college counseling professionals. In addition to counseling approximately 45 students in each graduating class, the counselor will be expected to:
travel nationally to attend conferences and visit colleges and universities;
devise, implement and plan college counseling events and programs for students and families;
build and foster relationships with admission officers across the country
The ideal candidate will possess the following background and skills:
Bachelor’s degree and preferably a Master’s degree
At least five years’ experience in a selective college’s admission office and/or college counseling at an independent school
Excellent writing skills
Enthusiasm for working with adolescents and their families
Facility using multiple technological tools
Willingness to contribute to a thriving and evolving program that constantly seeks new approaches to serving its students and families better
A strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills, flexibility, and a willingness to collaborate with other members of the team
Ability to meet deadlines is a critical work habit
Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed
Knowledge of colleges, their academic programs, admission policies, and financial policies and procedures
Awareness of issues and trends in college admission, higher education, and testing, as well as a professional interest in keeping up-to-date about specific colleges and maintaining membership in professional organizations
Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org
Pine Crest School is a PreK-12 college preparatory school of approximately 2,500 students on two campuses in south Florida. We have a 78 year history of excellence. Pine Crest offers students the opportunity to enroll in a broad and rigorous academic curriculum that prepares them for collegiate study. With honors courses across the curriculum, thirty Advanced Placement courses are also offered. Th...e class SAT median Critical Reading score is 670, the median Math score is 680, and the median Writing score is 670, all of which are notably higher than the national medians of 500 to 510. Colleges enrolling fifteen or more students during the past five years are: Boston University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Duke University, Emory University, Florida State University, George Washington University, Harvard University, Northwestern University, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of Miami, University of Pennsylvania, Vanderbilt University, and Washington University in St. Louis.