College Counselor, Salpointe Catholic High School

College Counselor


Job ID:


March 30, 2021

Contact Information:
Salpointe Catholic High School
1545 East Copper Street
Tucson, AZ 85719
District Website

Lee Mathias
Phone: 520-547-5888
District Email

Job Description:
Position Title: College Counselor FLSA Status: Exempt Full-time/Part-time: Full-time - 10 months Benefits Eligible: Yes Posting Closes: Open until filled Reports to: Director of Counseling Position Summary: Salpointe Catholic High School is looking for an experienced College Counselor who can partner with students and parents to guide them through the confusing process of applying to college. This position will require some one with a flexible schedule that can meet the needs of our parents outside of standard school hours. Outstanding Salpointe benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; Flex, life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick/personal leave, and holidays; tuition reduction as well as a generous 401k plan. Duties include but are not limited to: Assist students in researching and creating a college list that fits the student’s interest and goals Conduct individual and group sessions in all areas of college counseling Write the school recommendations for seniors as part of their application process Support the faculty when writing letters of recommendation Provide a welcoming environment for visits with college representatives, facilitating meetings between representatives and students Visit college campuses when invited with the approval of the Director of Counseling Organize events, along with the Counseling Department, to meet the needs of the lower grades to prepare them for college Host a college fair on campus Keep track of admission decisions Use Naviance eDocs platform for career search and college application management Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Previous experience in guiding college prep students and parents through selective college admissions Working knowledge of Naviance and Google Applications Knowledge of a wide range of universities, essay writing, and the scholarship and financial aid process Experience interacting with young adults and their families, school administration, and college admissions offices Exceptional public speaking, writing, organization, and communication skills Ability to perform well under pressure and to meet deadlines Ability to pass a background check. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred, in Counseling or related field State Level K-12 School Counseling Certification Minimum of two years of successful college counseling Solid employment history with verifiable references