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College Counseling and Curriculum Coordinator

Title
College Counseling and Curriculum Coordinator
Location
Washburn School in Ponce, Puerto Rico
Description
College Counseling Job Duties

Analyze and interpret PSAT and SAT results.
• Arrange college visits and trips to local college fairs.
•Build and maintain relationships with admission professionals.
•Check and distribute documents and correspondence. Compile records of office activities and maintain a database system; update and maintain databases such as mailing lists and contact lists.
•Coordinate college event planning and implementation.
•Coordinate information both internally and externally with broad constituents.
•Educate families about college admissions and financial aid or scholarship possibilities.
•Educate students on appropriate interviewing techniques, self-assessment tools, and application essay writing techniques.
•Follow up as appropriate via email, telephone, and/or Zoom/Skype.
•Generate a school-wide college preparation/awareness plan.
•Guide students and others in understanding and utilizing Common App and other application tools.
•Guide students and their parents/guardians through the college admissions and application process.
•Handle incoming inquiries and requests and prepare written responses to routine inquiries.
•Invite college admissions officers to visit the school and meet with students.
Keep office area neat, tidy, and professional at all times.
•Know standard office administrative and clerical practices and procedures.
•Maintain a strong working knowledge of colleges and universities, which includes making
regular visits to colleges. Stay current on high education changes.
•Meet individually with student(s) and parents/to explore and identify appropriate college
options. Communicate regularly with counselees.
•Monitor individual student progress throughout the college application process.
•Participate in events throughout the year sponsored by the College Counseling.
•Prepare and edit documents; check and enter data; prepare and send mailings and packages.
•Prepare supplementary materials to be sent to colleges. Oversee that school credentials
(transcripts and letters of recommendation) get sent to colleges.
•Provide support to the Head of School and Academic Directors
•Pursue appropriate professional development, including attendance at annual conference(s) in
the counseling and admission professional organizations.
•Review files and records to answer general requests for information.


Curriculum Coordination Job Duties

•Manages the requirements for accreditation of the school according to our standards and Cognia (AdvancEd Regions)
•Analyze student test data
•Assess and discuss curriculum standard
•Research trends in instructional methods and educational technology
•Review and recommend textbooks and other educational materials
•Observe work of teaching staff to evaluate performance
•Provide feedback based on individual observations and student performance data
•Develop procedures for teachers to implement curriculum
•Train teachers and other instructional staff in new content or technololgy
•Mentor or coach teachers in skill improvement
• Plan, organize and conduct training conferences and workshops
• Assists with coordination of instructional support for teachers

Requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in Education or a closely related field.
•Background in admissions or college counseling preferred.
•Ease and experience with Windows-based computers, internet and emails, and proficient
typing abilities.
•Knowledge of relevant applications such as the College Common App
Two-Three years of teaching, curriculum development, and/or college counseling experience is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES---

KNOWLEDGE OF :

Higher education curriculum development principles and trends;
Instruction and teaching methods;


Needs assessment and research methods needed to support curriculum and program development, including those related to labor market trends, curricular design, and student success;

Computers and applicable programs and software

Student learning outcomes and assessment.

SKILLS IN:

Developing and monitoring curricula;
Reading and writing technical documentation;
Researching and evaluating curriculum standards
Interpreting and applying local, state, and federal requirements and regulations;
Communicating effectively both in oral and written form
Project management and independent problem solving
Working with diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

ABLE TO :
Communicate technical information in a clear and understandable manner;
Work independently and prioritize tasks in a team-oriented and collaborative environment;
Utilize computer technology for communication, data gathering and reporting activities.
Contact Ronnie Lopezcepero
Phone: (787) 842-2226
Fax:
r.lopezcepero@washburnpr.org
Carr 14 KM 8.4 Coto Laurel, Ponce, PR XX