St. Agnes Academy Director of College Counseling

  • St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Jun 05, 2024
Full time Counseling

Job Description

Job Title: St. Agnes Academy Director of College Counseling

Department: Upper School Counseling

Contract Period: 11 months

Reports to: Dean of the Upper School

Calling: The Director of College Counseling will be a motivated and dynamic counselor who is able to work collaboratively with students and their parents with a proven track record of successfully matching students to top-tier, competitive colleges and universities. This role requires a deep understanding of college admissions, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to support and empower young women in pursuit of their academic and college goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support school policies and the teachings of the Catholic Church in word and actions.
  • Serve as the lead College Counselor.
  • Oversee the College Counseling Program for grades 9-12.
  • Regularly and effectively communicate with parents and students in grades 9-12 about college counseling.
  • Conduct parent-student college counseling meetings,
  • Assist the Director of Counseling with finalizing transcripts/final grade reports for all students so that graduation requirements are met.
  • Provide academic and social and emotional counseling to students.
  • Assist the Director of Counseling with the senior internship program.
  • Perform duties as assigned by the President of the School and the Dean of the Upper School, supporting the leadership team of St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School.

 

The Ideal Candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Master’s degree in school counseling or related field.
  • At minimum three years of experience as a college counselor.
  • An appreciation of and commitment to single gender education, diversity, and serving the needs of a diverse population.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to positively collaborate with others.
  • Leadership and team building skills; ability to reach out and develop community.
  • Initiative and creativity to develop a challenging, innovative, and exciting counseling program.
  • Flexibility, energy, high expectations, and high integrity.

Candidates should email a completed application and credentials (cover letter, resume, and a list of references) to Heather Valdez, Dean of the Upper School ([email protected]).  The position will remain open until filled.

St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School is a Catholic, independent school in Memphis, Tennessee, inspired by the Dominican pillars of Study, Prayer, Community, and Service.  We have a supportive, familial school connected by a warm, welcoming atmosphere.  The school, which offers both single-gender and co-educational programs in grades PK2-12, is committed to growing well-balanced students, mind, body, and spirit, in a faith-filled environment.

St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to promoting diversity in the workplace and strongly urges all qualified individuals to apply.