Hackley School seeks a full-time Associate Director of College Counseling for the 2020-2021 school year. The Associate Director of College Counseling will report to the Director of College Counseling.
Some key responsibilities include:
Providing college counseling guidance to approximately 35% of each class (roughly 35 students per grade level).
Communicating regularly with counselees and families regarding various stages in the college counseling process
Generating persuasive, individualized letters of support for each senior counselee
Building and maintaining working relationships with college admission professionals at colleges and universities throughout the United States and abroad
Supporting programming related to college counseling for families in grades 9-12
Providing guidance to academic advisors, students and parents about the course selection process as it pertains to college counseling
Maintaining an active and engaged presence in professional organizations such as NACAC, ACCIS, and College Board to remain current with issues in the admission and counseling professions
Performing other special projects and support as assigned by the Director of College Counseling
Preferred qualifications include:
A bachelor’s degree, at least five years’ experience in college counseling or college admissions, significant knowledge of the college process (including the financial aid process) and trends in selective college admissions
Strong written and oral communication skills
An organized, detail-oriented, and team-focused work ethic
A positive attitude and a passion for working with adolescents
An optimistic, innovative spirit and a desire to stay current, especially in areas such as technology, research, social media and other admissions practices
About Hackley School
Hackley School is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community and does not discriminate on the basis of color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation. Hackley is a nonsectarian coeducational K-12 independent school located on a single campus in Tarrytown, NY, 20 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River. While easily reachable by car from throughout the greater New York City region, Hackley is accessible from the Tarrytown train station on Metro North’s Hudson Line.
Founded as a boarding school in 1899, Hackley enrolls approximately 810 day students in grades K-12, and around 30 five-day boarding students in grades 9 -12. With close to 40% of our faculty residing on campus, Hackley combines the community cohesion of a boarding school with the stimulation of a day school in close proximity to one of the great cities of the world. More can be learned by visiting our website at www.hackleyschool.org.