The Tower Hill School located in Wilmington, Delaware seeks a full-time, 12-month Assistant Director of College Counseling or College Counselor beginning in the 2019-2020 school year. Beginning on or around August 1, 2019, the Assistant Director or Counselor will join an experienced team that includes a Director, one full-time Associate Director and one half-time Associate Director.
The ideal candidate will have admission experience at a selective college or university, college counseling experience at the secondary level, or both. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent writing and presentation abilities, possess strong organizational skills, have highly-developed senses of humor and empathy, and a desire to work collaboratively with other members of the school community.
Advise and guide students and families through the college admissions process
Provide financial aid counseling for students and families.
Write letters of reference in support of student applications
Meet with and maintain strong relationships with college admissions representatives who visit the school.
Visit colleges and universities to maintain up-to-date information for interested students.
Maintain affiliations with professional organizations including, but not limited to NACAC, NAIS, ACCIS and PCACAC.
Collaborate with colleagues in the development of workshops that build education around the college application process.
Assist with the administration of examinations such as PSAT and AP.
Supervise the distribution of supporting documents to colleges and universities.
Maintain close contact with the students’ parents regarding all aspects of the college counseling process.
Provide advice about co-curricular opportunities to help students’ strengths and interests.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of College Counseling.
Tower Hill is an independent school located in Wilmington, Delaware. The school provides a high quality education to students pre-K through 12th grades. Founded in 1919, Tower Hill is preparing to celebrate its centennial.
Salary and level will be commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter, résumé and references to Art Hall (email@example.com); no telephone inquiries please.
About Tower Hill School
Tower Hill School is a coeducational private school for age 3 through Grade 12, dedicated to living our motto "Multa Bene Facta"- Many Things Done Well. With a beautiful 44-acre campus located in northwest Wilmington, Tower Hill has the reputation as one of the top academic schools in the region. Our unparalleled resources include excellent faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and individualized learning support.