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Temporary College Counselor (in-person on campus)

  • 01 Mar 2021 1:05 PM
    Message # 10153020

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy located in La Canada Flintridge, CA

    Summary:  The Temporary College Counselor will work in-person on campus (April 12, 2021 - November 30, 2021 - not working month of July 2021) helps implement Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s process of college counseling and advising as well as  communication with colleagues.  

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Serves as advisor and college counselor for a caseload of eleventh grade students helping them choose a challenging but balanced course load.
    • Meets and emails with students and parents individually and in groups to discuss advising and college counseling plans.
    • Oversees academic progress of students in caseload.
    • Writes letters of recommendations for college applications and other programs for students in caseload.
    • Coordinates and presents informational events for students and parents.
    • Plans and runs college workshops for students.
    • Advocates for students and promotes awareness of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy with college admission officers.
    • Reviews students’ college applications.
    • Meets with college representatives to learn about schools and programs.
    • Serves as proctor for student exams.
    • Coordinates college-related programs for underrepresented students. 


    Other Job Functions:  

    • Occasionally provides additional support to parents regarding the Financial Aid process.
    • Assists in the planning of advising assemblies and serves as a resource to the advising team
    • Other duties as assigned. 


    Supervision:  None


    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: 

    • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred.
    • 3-5 years’ college counseling experience in a high school, independent school experience a plus  
    • Knowledge of colleges and admissions processes at state, private, and nationally recognized universities. 
    • Proficiency in technology as related to all areas of the college counseling process:  especially Naviance, MS Word and Outlook.  Familiarity with Excel is a plus.
    • Strong communication and organization skills. Attention to detail and excellent follow-through are a must.
    • Need for orientation to detail and confidentiality. 
    • Ability to develop positive relationships with both students and parents; ability to work collaboratively with teachers, administrators, and university representatives.   
    • Strong writing abilities.

    Physical and Environmental Conditions: 

    • While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
    • Simultaneous/repetitive use of both hands is required for data entry. 
    • Excellent sensory skills are important (sight, hearing and speech) as well as the ability to communicate effectively.

    To apply for this opportunity, please email your resume to humanresources@fsha.org

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer. They encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply. They evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 

Cal-ISBOA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org

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