A.G.B.U. MDS School, an independent school in Canoga Park, CA, is seeking an experienced High School Counselor/College Guidance Counselor. We are looking for a talented, hard-working team player with a broad range of counseling skills, along with an appreciation of the developmental characteristics of high school age students to join our staff.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Help students research colleges and majors.
Interact with colleges and universities and their representatives to provide information and opportunities to students and their parents in regards to placement tests and college application materials, including financial aid applications and opportunities.
Advocate for seniors during the college admissions process.
Write college letters of recommendation for seniors as requested.
A.G.B.U. MDS is an Armenian-American college-preparatory educational institution dedicated to academic and personal excellence and Armenian cultural awareness. Our school offers a variety of programs in both academics and the arts in order to meet the needs of all students from pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.
The ideal candidate for this position will have:
2+ years experience in college guidance at an independent school or in a college admissions office.
Strong organizational and time management skills related to guiding students and the ability to handle multiple tasks.
Familiarity with college admission testing options.
Awareness of the financial aid process and scholarship opportunities.