Postsecondary Counselor

Job Type

Part Time

Published

10/01/2018

Address

3601 S Broad St
Philadelphia
PA
19148
United States

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:


The Postsecondary Counselor will serve as a resource for Snider Hockey middle school students and their families. Postsecondary Counselors must support them throughout the high school application and selection process. Additionally they will help students find, prepare, and apply for opportunities in employment or education. The Counselor plays a vital role in spreading our core values of education, responsibility, hard work, and giving back. The successful candidate will take pride in mentoring participants to become productive citizens who pursue higher education and give back to their communities. 


QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Successful applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree and be able to pass the PA Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check. Additionally, candidates should possess:


  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge or willingness to learn about Philadelphia high school application processes
  • Experience working with middle school students
  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Flexibility to perform night/weekend duty and travel throughout the Philadelphia or Camden regions
  • Knowledge of and experience working with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds



RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:


  • Create a resource rich environment for students and families as it pertains to high school information
  • Plan and conduct information sessions, campus tours, school fairs, and workshops on essay writing, scholarships, and financial aid
  • Collect and monitor student data including test scores, high school application information, scholarships applied, high school acceptance and scholarships received
  • Help students select schools of interest and fit, and complete applications
  • Help students identify and apply for scholarships and complete the financial aid process
  • Be an essential member of the Snider Hockey team, which may include but is not limited to planning and supporting activities and events 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position with Snider Hockey, please send a PDF or Microsoft Word version of your cover letter and resume to Careers@SniderHockey.org. Please make sure to include your full name and the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.


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