Regents School of Austin seeks an experienced educator to join its College Counseling Office in the summer of 2019. This person will work as a team with the Associate Director of College Counseling and an administrative assistant. Depending on the level of experience, the position to be filled will be either Director of College Counseling or Associate Director of College Counseling.
Working with 35-40 students and families in each class on all aspects of the college search, application and admission process
Engaging with students individually and in a classroom setting
Conducting evening informational sessions on the college process for students and parents
Writing comprehensive college recommendation letters
Traveling to college campuses and professional conferences
Establishing and maintaining relationships with college admission officers
Conducting small group sessions for students on the college admissions process (applications, essays, resumes, etc.) and the YouScience aptitude assessment
Qualifications: College guidance and/or college admissions experience of at least three to five years and proven expertise specifically in college counseling and/or selective college admissions. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
Strong interpersonal, communication, writing, public speaking and organizational skills
In-depth knowledge of universities and colleges, admission policies, application procedures and timelines, and college admissions/standardized testing
Familiarity with the goals and mission of a classical, Christian school
Experience developing relationships with students and families
The ability to work effectively with students of varying abilities, handle concerns of parents, collaborate with teachers and interact with college admissions officers
Patience, flexibility, creativity and a sense of humor are important!
Experience in the following areas is preferred:
Technology and social media
College athletic recruitment
Standardized test administration (PSAT, AP and in-school SAT)
Internal Number: 661497
About Regents School of Austin
Regents School of Austin is a vibrant, K-12 co-educational day school which provides a classical and Christian education to 980 students. Regents has become an institution well recognized by peers for outstanding accomplishments in teaching, curriculum, student achievement, parental involvement, and community support.
Regents is one of the largest private schools in Austin, TX and the largest classical, Christian School in the United States.