Randolph School
Huntsville, AL
Grades K - 12 with 908 students

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Randolph School is accepting applications for the Director of College Counseling. The Director will be a critical member of a three-person team including the Assistant Director of College Counseling and Registrar/College Counseling Assistant. 

The Director position is a twelve-month position beginning July 2023. The primary role of the Director is to provide vision and oversight to a comprehensive four-year college counseling program. Randolph college counselors work with students and families across all four years of upper school, beginning with general programming in the freshman year, and culminating in the application process senior year. The average size of the senior class ranges from 80 to 90 students. The Director will help students identify colleges of interest, support students in completing their applications, write thoughtful letters of recommendation, advocate appropriately for students, serve as a resource for parents, and participate in professional organizations, conferences, and college visit programs, both on and off-campus. 

Randolph graduates find their post-secondary homes at a variety of institutions across the country, including flagship public universities, liberal arts colleges, and highly selective universities. Our students are not afraid to forge their own path and seek the best fit for their college experience. The college counseling staff engages with each student to help them discover unique opportunities in their academic journey.

The ideal candidate will be a collaborator with excellent communication skills, creativity, and a sense of humor. The role requires a desire to work closely with a range of students and a willingness to engage in the life of our school community. Candidates must be strong writers, good listeners, detail and deadline-oriented, and excited about collaborating with colleagues, parents, and students. The Director is a key member of a dynamic upper school administrative team. Qualifications include a minimum of five years of experience with a master’s degree preferred, as is experience in college admission and/or independent school college counseling. 

As a member institution, Randolph School is committed to the principles of diversity as stated by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). In that spirit, Randolph School does not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, nation of origin, gender, or any other characteristics.

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