San Francisco University High School, a highly-selective independent coeducational day school enrolling 410 students, seeks a full-time (twelve-month position) Associate Director of College Counseling to begin July 1, 2018. The Associate Director will report to the Director of College Counseling and will be an integral part of a well-established team and college counseling program as well as a member of the Human Development Department at UHS.
Essential duties will include:
Collaborating with the Director of College Counseling to plan educational sessions for students and families
Presenting to community members about the application process and trends in higher education
Educatingstudents and families in both group and 1:1 settings about the college process and qualifications for specific colleges and universities
Supportingstudents navigating the search process and helping them understand options; supporting personal growth within the college process
Writing individualized letters of recommendation for ~50 counselees annually
Counseling, supporting, and mentoring a diverse group of students and families through the college selection and application process
Participating in various faculty committees as part of the school’s strategic work
Desired Experience, Expertise, and Attributes:
5+ years’ experience in selective college admission and/or independent school college counseling
Strong communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
Sensitivity to economic, cultural, and other equity issues present in our diversity community
Strong interest in college admission and financial aid trends
Interest and facility in data analysis
Willingness to work evenings and occasional weekends to fulfill responsibilities
A Bachelor’s Degree is required.
Candidates should submit an online application and include a résumé, the names and contact information for three references, and letter of intent describing their experience, their interest in the position, and their potential contributions to the school. The application can be found at: http://www.sfuhs.org/page.cfm?p=3723
About San Francisco University High School
San Francisco University High School, a college preparatory secondary school, offers an intellectually stimulating, personally enriching, and academically challenging program in the liberal arts and sciences to an able and diverse student body. Standards of excellence guide all aspects of our program and the people engaged in it. We seek to instill in each student the skills and attitudes of the lifelong learner and the responsible, engaged, and productive citizen.