Saint Joseph Prep, a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, seeks a College Counselor to work with individual students and their parents in the process of applying to college. The College Counselor will report to and work with the Director of College Counseling and Guidance.
The College Counselor will: advise students and parents about standardized testing, course selection, college essays and applications, and all areas of post-secondary education planning; write the school’s letter of recommendation for selected students; develop lists of colleges as best matches for students, based upon their individual skills and interests; support students and their families in completing scholarship and financial aid applications; assist in scheduling meetings with admissions counselors; and maintain and develop a rapport with college admission offices on a national scale.
As a valued resource within the community, the successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and advocacy skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and knowledge of a broad range of colleges and their admission trends. The candidate should be a skilled strategic planner to assist with developing short and long term plans to achieve targeted goals. Experience with Naviance is a plus.
Saint Joseph Prep is an independent, co-ed, college prep school, serving students in grades 9-12, sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston. Founded upon academic excellence, personal integrity, and Catholic tradition, the School educates the whole person—mind, body, and soul—with a commitment to scholarship at the highest level. In our richly diverse, powerfully affirming community of mu...tual respect and reconciliation, students are welcomed, supported, challenged, stretched, known, and loved. Prepared with the skills they need to be college and career ready, our young women and men will be global citizens who think critically, lead courageously, and work collegially to raise the standard of living and learning for all persons.