Position Classification: Part-time, 10-month, faculty, salaried exempt
Hours:15-20 hours per week, with greater hours during the busy season of college counseling and fewer hours during early fall and late spring
Reports to: Director of College Counseling
St. Christopher’s School, the largest all-boys school in Virginia and one of the largest and oldest boys’ schools in the Mid-Atlantic region, seeks a dynamic, experienced college counselor to join a counseling team dedicated to helping boys and their families navigate the college admissions process and make thoughtful college choices.
Serving approximately 970 boys in Grades JK-12 in Richmond, Virginia, St. Christopher’s School is committed to cultivating a school community that is diverse, inclusive, and welcoming and prides itself on bringing out the best in every boy. Our Episcopal foundation is at the center of what we do, and we care most about developing young men who possess honor and integrity. Our boys benefit from an education and curriculum that is focused on excellence in all forms, including academics, the arts, athletics, and service learning.
Advise students and parents about the college admissions process
Serve as a liaison with college admissions offices
Complete letters of recommendation and School Report Forms
Organize grade-level college counseling programming for students and parents
Assist with administration of standardized testing (PSAT, AP exams)
A minimum of 3-5 years of college admissions or school college counseling experience
Strong organizational skills
Ability to multitask and handle application deadline pressure
Effective communication skills, both written and oral
A college counseling philosophy that sees the college search as a process of discernment and personal growth
Appreciation of boys
Ability to interact effectively with students, parents, faculty and college admission representatives
Candidates interested in pursuing this position should send a cover letter, resume, and reference contact information to: email@example.com. Please include “College Counselor” in the subject line.
About St. Christopher's School
Established in 1911, St. Christopher’s School, is a JK-12 all boys school in Richmond, VA. With over a century of rich history in the education of boys, St. Christopher's has the reputation as a national and international leader in the education of boys. Our work with the International Boys’ Schools Coalition and our very own Center for the Study of Boys, support the Second Century Vision, which states that we will be a global leader in understanding boys, engaging and teaching them effectively, and developing in them the strength of character, wisdom, and life skills required to succeed in college and to make a positive impact as leaders in a rapidly changing world. The School's single campus location consists of 43 contiguous acres and 23 buildings with over 300,000 square feet.
St. Christopher's is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and holds membership through the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES), and the International Boys' Schools Coalition (IBSC).
St. Christopher's School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, col...or, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.
Mission Statement: St. Christopher’s School knows, loves, and celebrates boys, promotes their pursuit of excellence, and prepares them for lives of honor and integrity, service, and leadership.