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Associate Director of College Counseling

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Associate Director of College Counseling to begin on August 1, 2021.  This is a 12-month, full-time administrative faculty position.  Throughout the academic year, evening and weekend work is required.  The ideal candidate will be an energetic, dynamic, and articulate team player; have strong organizational, writing, and public speaking skills; and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include counseling and supporting students in the college selection and application process, working with students individually and in small groups, building relationships with parents, writing recommendations, providing feedback on applicants’ essays, advising students on course selection, taking part in professional development, and other projects and activities as assigned by the Director.

We seek candidates who will be active participants in the community to join our robust team of twelve experienced and diverse counselors.  Collaboration and teamwork are cornerstones of the CCO team.  Bachelor’s degree required.  A minimum of 5-7 years of combined experience in college counseling and/or selective college admissions, with an emphasis on college counseling, is preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please visit our application portal to submit a cover letter (addressed to Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy), résumé, two letters of reference, and a professional writing sample.

Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community.  In your cover letter, please address directly your experience and interest in working in such a school community.  We welcome applications from individuals who identify with groups typically underrepresented in independent school settings.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks, as well as authorization to work in the United States.

Phillips Academy | 180 Main St. Andover, MA 01810 | 978-749-4000 |