College Counselor
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College Counselor

College Counselor

www.hollandhall.org | 5666 E. 81st Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74137 

 

Holland Hall was established in 1922 and currently serves approximately 1,000 PreK through 12th grade students in a coeducational setting. An Episcopal school distinguished by an excellent academic program and a student-centered environment emphasizing a holistic approach to education, we strive to provide a challenging, comprehensive educational experience grounded in a rigorous liberal arts, college preparatory curriculum that promotes critical thinking and life-long learning. True to our Episcopal tradition, we seek to foster in each student a strong moral foundation and a deep sense of social responsibility in an open, ecumenical environment. Holland Hall graduates attend colleges and universities across the country, including some of the nation’s most selective institutions. The Holland Hall community welcomes students of diverse racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds. For more information on Holland Hall, please visit www.hollandhall.org.

 

Holland Hall seeks a passionate, committed college counselor who has experience in college admissions or independent school college counseling. The ideal candidate should have exceptional organizational and communication skills, along with the ability to handle numerous projects. Recommendations for successful performance include a working knowledge of Scoir, a college application management software, along with a broad knowledge of the programs and requirements at a wide range of colleges and universities. The candidate should have an established professional network among the college admission and college counseling community, and possess outstanding social intelligence, professionalism, and cultural sensitivity, along with the skills and knowledge to advance Holland Hall's ongoing work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusivity.

 

Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serve as an integral part of a four-member college guidance team, which divides responsibility for a senior class of approximately ninety students.

  • Advise and support all students in the college search, application and enrollment process, hold conferences with students and parents, and write letters of recommendation.

  • Engage in curriculum planning and co-teach a 10th grade quarter-long seminar class and an 11th grade college seminar class each spring semester, along with a college application camp for rising seniors before school begins in August.

  • Visit college/university campuses and participate in college-sponsored campus tours and programs.

  • Utilize Macintosh environment using Google Workspace. 

  • Implement and help grow the college department's Internet presence through social media.

  • Participate in the activities of the upper school during and after school hours, being accessible and responsive to our students and families.

  • Maintain a strong commitment to professional and leadership development in our professional organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Interested candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • A Master’s degree is preferred but not required. 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Faculty are required to report from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Faculty often must meet with parent/students well before and after the above mentioned times. The time required to perform this job frequently extends to hours outside the school day, to include evenings and weekends. Faculty must be present before or after the school day at departmental, team, or committee meetings as required.   

  • Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear and to visually intercept visitors.

  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.

  • Regularly uses close and distance vision.

  • Work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time, and/or stand for extended periods of time.

  • Have an ease with all physical requirements involved in travel (professional conferences, college visits, local receptions/workshops).

  • Work primarily indoors in a temperature controlled, sealed office or classroom.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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