Located in north-central Indiana, Culver Academies brings together a quality faculty on a 1,800-acre lakeside campus to educate students from all walks of life who share an excitement about their futures. The system is simple and direct: Young people learn important habits for life when the challenge is high, the routine is clear, and accountability is required. With an endowment of over $440 million, the tradition of 125 years, and a commitment to student leadership, Culver provides an experience unlike any other in private secondary school education.
Culver admits students capable of pursuing a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum while becoming responsible citizens and leaders. Candidates are selected for their potential to meet Culver’s high academic standards and to contribute to Culver’s nationally recognized leadership and extracurricular programs. The diverse student body includes representatives from 23 countries and 37 states.
The Associate Director of College Advising works with the College Advising and Academic Affairs offices to educate and assist Culver Academies’ students, grades 9-12, and their parents through the course selection, college search, application and decision-making processes.
An Associate Director of College Advising will:
Counsel approximately 45 – 50 Junior and Senior students and their families annually on all phases of the college selection and application process.
Work with Academic Advisors to support appropriate course planning and selection by students grades 9 – 12.
Create and edit letters to parents, letters of recommendation to colleges, and other documents as needed.
Travel to national and regional conferences, programs at colleges, and to get to know colleges as needed and directed by the Director and/or the Assistant Head of Schools for Learning and Leadership, Academic Dean.
Keep current with trends in national and international college admission.
Assist in teaching weekly college advising class in the spring and fall terms.
Assist in hosting workshops for parents of 9th and 10th graders and parents of 11th and 12th
Communicate effectively with colleges to represent Culver applicants.
Coordinate and host campus visits by select college representatives.
Organize and advertise scholarship opportunities to students in the junior and senior classes.
Work collegially and effectively with other members of the Academic Affairs department.
Attend Admissions Open Houses, Parents’ Weekend presentations and other Culver gatherings as needed.
Contribute to the residential programs of the school through evening supervisory duties and participation in the mentor-mentee program.
Contribute to the extra-curricular programs of the school, as personal interest and institutional need dictate.
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree and three years’ experience in independent school college advising and/or college admissions.
Prospective candidates should contact David Bonner, Director of College Advising, via email at email@example.com or phone at 574.842.8096.
About Culver Academies
Culver Academies is an independent college preparatory boarding school of approximately 840 students comprised of Culver Military Academy and Culver Girls Academy. Culver educates its students for leadership and responsible citizenship in society by developing and nurturing the whole individual - mind, spirit, and body - through integrated programs that emphasize the cultivation of character.
Please visit www.culver.org/facultypositions to learn more about teaching and learning at Culver Academies.