College Counseling Director
The College Counseling Director will lead a team of dedicated and experienced college counselors who aid students and their families in the college transition. Along with the other college counselors, the director will educate families about various colleges and universities, the college admissions process, admissions trends, office procedures, and standardized testing options. Duties include advising and supporting a caseload of students as they proceed through the college process and helping students and families aspire realistically and to choose a college fit wisely. The director will work closely with college representatives and will visit college campuses to establish and maintain strong relationships with college admission staffs.
A Bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of 3-5 years college admissions and/or college counseling experience are required. A master’s degree and professional leadership experience are preferred. The successful candidate will possess a sophisticated and current understanding of selective college admissions and financial aid. An existing relationship with professional organizations like NACAC, TACAC, and the JHSCCA is preferred. Working knowledge of Naviance, the Common Application, ApplyTexas, and standardized testing programs including ACT, SAT, PSAT, and AP, is also an asset. Excellent counseling, writing, and communication skills are absolutely essential, as is an enthusiastic commitment to school life and to the unique mission of Strake Jesuit.
Strake Jesuit is a Catholic, four-year, college preparatory school for young men grades 9-12 located in Houston, Texas. The school’s mission is to assist young men in their formation as leaders and as 'Men for Others' through a program of rigorous college preparation in the tradition of the Society of Jesus. The school seeks to hire and retain employees who are skilled in their field, involved participants in the school community, active in their faith, and enthusiastically dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school. Applicants should have an ability to relate to and work well with others, possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and leadership skills, and have a strong proficiency with computers and technology. A working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and Jesuit education is helpful. Salary commensurate with experience.
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