Career Counselor (PG-SmartCampus)
•Educating students and parents about colleges, the college admissions process, trends, procedures, and testing;
•Meeting with high school students, individually and in groups, to talk about process and individual college choices.
•Advising 9th and 10th graders on curricular choices, as needed
•Meeting with all college admissions representatives who visit our campus and organising information sessions for our students. The Career Counselor also serves as a liaison with College admissions offices throughout the year.
•Compiling placements records for the year
•Working with Coordinators to maintain records on academic transcripts
•Writing an official school recommendation for students. Also coordinating with teachers for teacher’s recommendation letter. The Career Counselor also completes all School Report and mid-year report forms requested by colleges, including evaluations of students.
•Keeping parents informed through emails about test dates, local college events, and application deadlines.
•Keeping track of admission decisions, statistics, and providing data to Principal.
•Orientation to parents, such as the career presentations to parents from 9th to 12th grade
•Being aware of issues and trends in college admission, higher education, testing, as well as keeping up-to-date about specific colleges and maintaining membership in professional organizations: the College Board, UCAS etc.
•Maintaining and disseminating information about standardized tests such as SAT, ACT, and TOEFL
•Experience in college admissions or high school college counseling and understanding of admissions for educational systems around the world.
•Understanding of International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP) preferred
•Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skill
•Ability to respond effectively to the needs of a demanding student and parent population
•Knowledge of colleges, their academic programs, admission policies, and financial policies and procedures