College Counselor

Elizabeth Seton High School seeks a College Career Counselor who fulfills the school's mission by assisting the faculty and administration in developing a career program and counseling students in making career decisions. The counselor has decision-making authority within the realm of the office in consultation with the principal.
Supervisory:
  • Supervises students in the classroom, on school grounds, and educational trips.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Use assessments to help students evaluate their interests, abilities, and skills.
  • Evaluate students’ backgrounds, education, and training to help them develop realistic goals.
  • Guide students in deciding occupations, such as choosing a path to employment and the type of degree to pursue.
  • Help students select and apply for educational programs to obtain the necessary degrees, credentials, and skills.
  • Teach job-search skills, such as interviewing and networking.
  • Assist students in locating and applying for jobs by teaching them the strategies that will help find openings, complete applications, and write resumes and cover letters.
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Desire and ability to work with high school students with diverse backgrounds and ability levels to accomplish their educational goals.
  • Ability to organize tasks and manage time to meet many and varied deadlines and communicate effectively with students, parents, school administrators, and other staff, including the ability to discuss topics that may be sensitive.
  • Willingness and ability to contribute to an atmosphere and environment conducive to our core values.                           
Education and Experience:
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Career Counseling
  • Minimum of 1 year of school counseling or teaching experience
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift to 15 pounds at times.
  • Able to travel as needed.
Please send a cover letter and a resume to Melisa Constanza, HR Specialist, at hr@setonhs.org
 
Elizabeth Seton High School, an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law in the administration of its employment practices.
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