The Associate Director of College Counseling works and collaborates with others in the College Counseling Office to educate and assist George School students, grades 9-12, and their parents through the course selection, college search, application and decision making process. In addition to guiding individual students through the college search process from their sophomore year through college acceptance, writing letters of recommendation for them, assisting them in defining the right match, and advocating for them with their selected colleges, the Associate Director shares responsibility for educating parents and advisors, for teaching the college seminar, for traveling to get to know schools, and for keeping current with trends in national and international college admission. This is a 12-month position.
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree. Five years’ experience either in college admission and/or independent school college counseling required.
Excellent writing, editing, presentation, and communication skills.
Detail oriented while being able to see the bigger picture.
High organizational skills including facility with technology and database management.
Deep knowledge of college application and financial aid requirements and procedures.
Willingness to travel.
A lively sense of humor.
Discretion and respect for confidentiality.
The ability to work with a diverse student population.