Employment Opportunities

Associate Director of College Counseling

Brentwood School inspires every student to:
Think critically and creatively.
Act ethically.
Shape a future with meaning.

Associate Director of College Counseling

Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is seeking resumes from qualified candidates interested in a full time Associate Director of College Counseling position. The ideal candidate will be team-oriented with an interest in working with high school students, their families, college representatives, faculty and administrators.

The principal responsibilities of an Associate Director include:

  • Assisting and advising students and their families as they move through the college research, application, and selection process
  • Reading, editing, and giving feedback on student essays
  • Writing letters of recommendation
  • Maintaining regular communication with students and parents throughout the process
  • Staying up-to-date on all college related activities and assisting with college communications
  • Assisting with the coordination and presentation of appropriate informational events for parents
  • Conferring individually with students about college and career opportunities, high school curriculum choices, and the athletic recruitment process
  • Advise students about course selections and the course scheduling process
  • Assisting in the coordination of technological efforts, including Brentwood's website and Naviance system
  • Helping with the updating of office materials, including Brentwood School's profile and other publications
  • Meeting with college representatives when they visit Brentwood School and establishing solid working relationships with admissions counselors throughout the country
  • Engaging actively in the Brentwood School community, including attending sporting events, performing arts productions, and other student activities
  • Sharing chaperone responsibilities with the other members of the Brentwood College Counseling Team for Brentwood's spring college trips
  • Promoting Brentwood's reputation with colleges by serving as an advocate for students and by attending state and national conferences

Additional attributes include:

  • A detail-oriented approach to work and outstanding communication skills including writing, listening, and public speaking
  • The energy, patience, and sense of humor necessary to work effectively with high-school students and their families
  • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, and the ability to learn additional software such as Naviance
  • Ideal candidates have at least 5 years of experience in admissions, college counseling or a related field, preferably at both the college and high school levels
  • An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • A Bachelor's degree is required with advanced degrees preferred

Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that better represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. For further information about Brentwood School, please visit the school's website: www.bwscampus.com.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three references electronically to Amy Fairchild, the College Counseling Assistant. Ms. Fairchild can be reached through e-mail (afairchild@bwscampus.com) or by phone (310) 889-2713.