Watkinson School, offering inventive learning to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks a dynamic individual who will serve as the Program Manager for the College Counseling Office. Under the leadership of the Director of College Counseling, the Program Manager oversees and is responsible for the daily operations of the College Counseling Office.
Primary responsibilities include: Coordinating all documentation for the college application process, assisting in the development of programs to educate students and parents about the college search and application process, supporting and being attentive to students and families throughout the process and facilitating and fostering relationships with college admissions officers.
Additional responsibilities will include serving in an executive assistant capacity to the Director and assisting students as an essay writing coach. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, have exceptional writing and editing skills, have proven experience working with high school/college students and experience with both the Naviance web-based college program and working within the college process. Bachelor’s degree is required.
Watkinson School is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community. We seek candidates of diverse backgrounds. This is a 12-month, full-time position beginning July 1, 2018. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation.
Additional Salary Information: Pay is commensurate with the level of education and experience in the field.