St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School

Department: Upper School Counseling
Contract Period: 11 months
Reports to: Dean of the Upper School

Calling: The Director of College Counseling will be a motivated and dynamic counselor who is able to work collaboratively with students and their parents with a proven track record of successfully matching students to top-tier, competitive colleges and universities. This role requires a deep understanding of college admissions, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to support and empower young women in pursuit of their academic and college goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Support school policies and the teachings of the Catholic Church in word and actions.
• Serve as the lead College Counselor.
• Oversee the College Counseling Program for grades 9-12.
• Regularly and effectively communicate with parents and students in grades 9-12 about college counseling.
• Conduct parent-student college counseling meetings,
• Assist the Director of Counseling with finalizing transcripts/final grade reports for all students so that graduation requirements are met.
• Provide academic and social and emotional counseling to students.
• Assist the Director of Counseling with the senior internship program.
• Perform duties as assigned by the President of the School and the Dean of the Upper School, supporting the leadership team of St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School.

The Ideal Candidate will possess the following qualities:
• Master’s degree in school counseling or related field.
• At minimum three years of experience as a college counselor.
• An appreciation of and commitment to single gender education, diversity, and serving the needs of a diverse population.
• Effective communication skills and the ability to positively collaborate with others.
• Leadership and team building skills; ability to reach out and develop community.
• Initiative and creativity to develop a challenging, innovative, and exciting counseling program.
• Flexibility, energy, high expectations, and high integrity.

Candidates should email a completed application and credentials (cover letter, resume, and a list of references) to Heather Valdez, Dean of the Upper School ( The position will remain open until filled.

St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School is a Catholic, independent school in Memphis, Tennessee, inspired by the Dominican pillars of Study, Prayer, Community, and Service. We have a supportive, familial school connected by a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The school,
which offers both single-gender and co-educational programs in grades PK2-12, is committed
to growing well-balanced students, mind, body, and spirit, in a faith-filled environment.
St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to promoting diversity in the workplace and strongly urges all qualified individuals to apply

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