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Associate Director of College Counseling & Academic Planning (Jan ’24) 

Posted on January 8, 2024

Milken Community School - Los Angeles, CA

Inclusive/Diverse, Not Applicable

Our School, founded on Jewish values, is about who our children can become and how they can help others become who they might be. Because the world our children will create tomorrow is born in the School we build today, our mission is to educate our children so they can surpass us. Milken strives to be a nurturing, diverse and inclusive community. It is a vibrant academic home, drawing faculty and staff from the spectrum of faith, social and cultural backgrounds. Apply on: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs?clientkey=E1BBAB55DF56606DBF05D265951FD70F


Milken Community School is hiring an Associate Director of College Counseling & Academic Planning. The Associate Director of College Counseling & Academic Planning is an integral member of the College Counseling Office, who will offer college counseling and academic planning guidance to students and families, perform administrative tasks that advance work on behalf of students in their college search process, and promote the success of the school’s overall college counseling program. This position will report directly to the Director of College Counseling & Academic Planning and is an 11-month Salaried Position. Areas of Responsibility: College Counseling, Academic Planning & Milken Community. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred, Approximately 5-6 years of experience in college counseling and/or college admissions, Find joy in working with adolescents and in school life; be able to listen, reflect, connect, and see potential in every student, Demonstrate excellent organizational, analytical writing, and public speaking skills, Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with sensitive student records, Computer literacy, including proficiency in Google Suite and Scoir. Blackbaud is a plus, Engage with a healthy sense of humor, warmth, patience, confidence, and professionalism, A willingness to try new things and develop new procedures and strategies as the College Counseling Team adapts to an ever-changing college admissions environment & Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-traffic environment. Application Materials: (submitted as one PDF in resume upload field): Resume: 1 required and 1 Optional Supplemental Response(s) – max 250 words each: Required – Please share what excites you about this position and why you’re interested in working at Milken Community School. Optional – What else should we know about you that we can’t learn through your resume? 3 Sample Letters of Recommendation (reflecting 3 different types of students) Candidates who will be invited for an on-campus interview will be asked to supply three references. Standard On-Campus Hours: Start: M – F by 8:00 AM – End: M – Th 3:30 PM, F 2:30 PM. *All schedules are subject to change. Salary: $85,000-$100,000 annual with benefits. Full-time.