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College & Career Counselor

Địa điểm làm việc Ho Chi Minh City
Department Foreign Teacher
Salary Negotiate

Responsibilities

1. College and Career Advisement

  • Provides group and individual counseling to students and parents regarding all areas of college guidance, including, but not limited to, college entrance exams and preparation, college search and selection, college research, and goal-focused high school planning.
  • Understand the college admission process at a variety of institution types and selectivity levels.
  • Counsels students regarding educational issues such as course and program selection, class scheduling, dropping and adding classes, and college/career planning.
  • Creates and submits materials to colleges in support of college applicants, including transcripts, references/recommendations, scholarships awards.
  • Work with faculty to integrate college-related skills (i.e., essay writing, interviewing techniques, self-assessment tools, etc.) into regular curricula.
  • Build and maintain relationships with admission professionals and coordinate college event planning and implementation.
  • Collaborates with High School Faculty to develop and maintain community partnerships for work-study programs and internships.
  • Collaborates with BOD Office to generate a schoolwide college preparation/awareness plan.

2. Parent and Student Communication

  • Plans and conducts workshops for parents and students to discuss post-high school educational plans and options.
  • Helps parents and students to understand and utilize the three-to-four year plan for career and college planning.
  • Conducts college planning, financial aid, and scholarship information sessions for high school families by organizing different college workshops supported by external universities.
  • Provides student and parent updates throughout the year on the college application and scholarship information and deadlines.
  • Follow up as appropriate via email, telephone, and/or Google Meet.
  • Meet individually with the student(s) and parents/to explore and identify appropriate college options.
  • Communicate regularly with counselees.

3. Assessment

  • Oversees testing programs (PSAT, ACT, AP, and aptitude instruments) and collaborates with Program Coordinators to develop Test prep courses.
  • Analyzes data and uses results to inform stakeholders regarding school improvement; interprets cognitive/aptitude/achievement tests; analyzes grade point average in relationship to achievement.
  • Monitor individual student progress throughout the college application process.
  • Tracks trends in admissions and college counseling fields.

4. Administration & General Responsibilities

  • Update and maintain databases such as mailing lists and contact lists.
  • Prepares an annual report on the post-high school plans of graduates.
  • Manages the dual credit enrollment program and serves as the liaison between higher education dual enrollment partners and WASS.
  • Handle incoming inquiries and requests and prepare written responses to routine inquiries.
  • Serves as a student advisory group leader for academic and personal growth and encouragement.
  • Pursue appropriate professional development, including attendance at the annual conference(s)/workshops from professional counseling organizations.
  • Assist with other related duties as assigned by BOD Office or Principal.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree equivalent is required.
  • Master’s degree in relevant field preferred.
  • Background in admissions or college counseling preferred.

Skills

  • Proven ability to work in a leadership role that interacts with diverse groups, including faculty, staff, students, and parents.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Characterized by integrity, adaptability, initiative, and flexibility.
  • Pays attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrates excellence in written and verbal communication, customer service orientation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational ability and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for working with internal and external constituents.
  • Skilled at information gathering and data management (student and college records).

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