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College Guidance Counselor
College Guidance Counselor
BASIS Peoria is seeking experienced candidates for a College Counselor for the 2020/2021 school year!
BASIS.ed School teams offer an incredible opportunity to be deeply involved in an academic community that is dynamic, exciting and unpredictable. You'll join others in a highly social, supportive and collaborative environment.
BASIS.ed seeks full-time College Counselors for BASIS who will be responsible for teaching a daily college counseling workshop to 12th graders, completing college counseling reports, serving as the Senior Research Project (SRP) coordinator, organizing college admissions visits each fall, conducting family college counseling evenings, meeting one-on-one with 9th and 10th graders during the academic year, instructing students on completing college admissions applications and financial aid applications and obtaining recommendations, and additional responsibilities as needed. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for developing new program ideas, co-leading college information evening sessions, and developing and maintaining college planning and career assessment and readiness software such as Naviance.
Minimum: A Bachelor's degree. A Master's degree is preferred.
Preferred: Together with a high level of educational attainment, a successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication skills in speaking with parents, students; editing essays, and writing letters of recommendation. Critically, an applicant must possess a high GPA in his/her major, excellent employment recommendations, and experience working with students and parents.
Additional Job Information:
Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS.ed offers a comprehensive benefits package.
NOTE: All employees of BASIS.ed are required to obtain and maintain a valid fingerprint clearance.
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