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Career Center
February 6, 2020

Director of College Counseling

St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Austin TX United States
Diocesan co-ed day and boarding school, grades 6-12
Position Starts: July 31, 2020
Application Deadline: April 1, 2020

St. Stephen's Episcopal School, a day and boarding school of 688 students (grades 6-12), is seeking a Director of College Counseling for a full-time position beginning August 2020. 


 The St. Stephen’s counseling staff currently includes three directors and a full-time office assistant, and we are seeking to add a fourth director to our lateral leadership team. The Directors of College Counseling report directly to the Head of School.

The responsibilities of the Director of College Counseling may include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Advising and guiding a caseload of approximately 30-35 students per grade through the college application and selection process; 

  • Assisting in the dissemination of college information to parents through scheduled presentations and individual conferences; 

  • Writing letters of recommendation for seniors and communicating with college admissions offices; 

  • Participation in such professional development opportunities that will contribute to the individual’s professional growth and keep the college counseling office abreast of current developments in college admissions and education, in general; 

  • Representing the school at events and activities that will enhance and promote the image of the school and further communication with college admission professionals; 

  • With the other members of the college counseling office, hosting the college admission representatives who travel to the St. Stephen’s campus; 

  • Meeting the ethical standards of the college admission profession as articulated by the National Association for College Admission Counseling; 

  • Serving on school committees and participating in other school activities as defined by school administrators; 

  • Sharing in the day-to-day life of the school community and furthering the school’s mission; 

  • - Participating in a highly collaborative leadership structure and engaging in ongoing assessment and reimagining of methods, approaches, and programming. 

Qualified candidates will have extensive experience as a college admissions officer and/or previous college counseling. Experience working in an independent school is preferred. 

St. Stephen’s has a longstanding commitment to being an inclusive community. For the 2019–20 school year, students of color represent 30 percent of the Upper School student population (50 percent when including international students), and 30 percent of the Middle School population. 

Equal access to employment, programs and services is available to all. With respect to its employment practices, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation or identity.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should submit their resume and a letter of interest addressing their qualifications for this role at st-stephens-episcopal-school.checkwritersrecruit.com.