Charlotte Country Day School
Charlotte, NC
Grades PreK-12 with 1685 students

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The Assistant/Associate Director of College Counseling assists the other college counselors in managing the college search and application process for upper school students. 

Essential Functions

  • Counsels about 40 students (per grade) and their parents, individually and in groups, regarding college selection, application and admission procedures.
  • Reviews college essays, provides supporting documentation, and reviews and edits advisor letters of recommendation.
  • Assists with the SCOIR software including coordinating student and parent contact information for each class.
  • Provides financial aid and scholarship information to families.
  • Assists in managing the timely completion of faculty recommendations and reports for college applicants.
  • Helps coordinate all office programming – including parent and student information events and joint programs with peer Charlotte independent schools.
  • Represents the school at relevant state and national conferences and workshops; interacts with college representatives during on-campus visits.
  • Travels to colleges during counselor tours and with administration to assist in maintaining communication with and knowledge of appropriate colleges.
  • Additional duties like club advising, coaching, and academic advising are desired but not mandated.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree in subject matter and/or counseling preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience of High School College Counseling or College Admissions required.
  • Teaching and/or administration experience in an independent school environment or college admissions work also relevant.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills.

Already an active candidate? Contact your counselor!

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