Notre Dame Preparatory School, an independent, Catholic school for girls in grades 6-12 in Towson, is seeking an experienced College Counselor. Founded in 1873, the school currently enrolls 800 students and has approximately 150 full and part-time employees. The right candidate will enjoy working in a mission-driven, religious educational setting. Employment is full-time for ten or eleven months.
The College Counselor reports directly to the Director of School Counseling and is responsible for administering all aspects of the college search and admission process, including the following:
Educate students and parents regarding the comprehensive college admission process
Academic advising and reviewing of progress reports and report cards
Coordinate all evening college information events for students and parents
Meet with College Admission Representatives throughout the school year
Actively cultivate and maintain strong relationships with college admission personnel
Utilize computer technology at NDP such as Naviance, PrepNet, Outlook, and Microsoft Office
Write individual and personalized letters of recommendations for all seniors
Teach Junior and Senior College Seminar Classes
Coordinate Junior Student-Parent College Conference
Create Summer Internship Opportunities Bulletin
Publish Monthly Scholarship Bulletin
Contribute to Monthly Counseling Newsletter
Maintain and Update Counseling Files to include college acceptances, scholarship report, etc.
Coordinate all standardized testing (AP, PSAT, SAT)
Proctor Standardized Testing
Provide remote college counseling support during summer months
Pursue ongoing professional development by attending conferences and college tours
Stay abreast of college admission trends
Participate in the life of the school by attending student performances and school-wide events
Complete all duties assigned
Master’s Degree in Counseling
3-5 years experience working as a college counselor
Excellent written and verbal skills
Strong organizational skills and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work collaboratively and think strategically
Enjoys working closely with students and parents/guardians to build relationships
High emotional intelligence and empathy
Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, resume, samples of work, and references to: Joanne Jones, Principal, Notre Dame Preparatory School, 815 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286 or email@example.com. No telephone calls, please.
Notre Dame Preparatory School
An Independent, Catholic Girls School Grades 6-12 Sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame