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College Counselor

Company: Collegiate Directions, Inc.
Location: bethesda
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Collegiate Directions, Inc. (CDI) seeks a qualified college counselor for a non-profit, educational program. CDI serves low-income, first-generation-to-college students in Montgomery County, MD, public schools and E.L. Haynes Charter School. The program identifies Scholars in the 10th grade and supports them throughout college to ensure persistence and graduation. The counselor will report to the director of programs.Counselor duties will include, but are not limited to:Providing comprehensive educational, college, and financial aid planning as part of a counseling team, for the programs students and their familiesCommunicating and collaborating with CDI partner high schools, colleges, and other community organizationsVisiting colleges and universities and participating in appropriate professional developmentParticipating in program activities, including some evening and weekend commitmentsStrategic program and logistics planning and executionEditing/writing CDI advocacy and outreach materialsQualifications:RequiredExperience with students and colleagues from diverse ethnic and cultural backgroundsWillingness to take initiative and work with a dynamic teamStrong organizational skills, with attention to detailStrong interpersonal skills in relating to multiple audiences, including students, parents, and educatorsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsDrivers licensePreferredMasters degree in student affairs, education, counseling, or a related fieldBackground in financial aid, college admissions, student affairSpanish/Amharic language proficiencySalary Range:Commensurate with experience, plus generous benefits

Keywords: Collegiate Directions, Inc., Bethesda , College Counselor, Other , bethesda, Maryland

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