Dean of College Counseling

ID# 000973
Naples, FL
United States
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Job Description
Community School of Naples seeks a Dean of College Counseling to start in July 2019.

The College Counseling office is responsible for implementing a sophisticated, well-articulated program for the 310 students in grades 9-12. Reporting to the Head of the Upper School, the Dean of College Counseling will be a dynamic member of the school community, working effectively with students and their families from their first meeting through college admission. This is a year-round administrative position. Please view our College Counseling webpage here:

The Dean of College Counseling will coordinate all aspects of the college search and application process, including writing letters of recommendation. In addition, he or she will work with groups of students and parents as they explore the college application process, in particular by assisting with college counseling sponsored programs and events for both groups. The Dean of College Counseling will coordinate communication to the school community via innovative use of web-based tools and will also maintain and enhance relationships with college and university representatives. Travel out of state will vary from year to year.

Given the importance of this position within the school community, exceptionally strong interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills are essential, as is an ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment. The Dean of College Counseling must be committed to ongoing professional development and will enthusiastically participate in professional organizations, conferences, and college visits.

Community School of Naples, with over 800 students in prekindergarten through grade twelve, is one of the top independent schools in Southwest Florida. Many of CSN’s dedicated teachers have served the school for more than ten years, some more than twenty. A generous compensation and benefits package are among the many advantages of a career at Community School of Naples, which include engaged students, a beautiful campus and a supportive community atmosphere. Located on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida, Naples is well known for its abundance of family-oriented and outdoor activities, world-class culture, and spectacular beaches.

A Bachelor's degree is required, a Master’s degree preferred. A minimum four years of experience in college counseling and/or college admissions in a selective admissions environment is essential. College counseling experience in an independent, college preparatory school is preferred, and tenure in a leadership position will receive greater consideration.

Application materials should include:

Cover Letter
Two recommendation letters you’ve written on behalf of your students (ideally one for a top student and one for an average student). Names can be removed to ensure anonymity.
At least two professional references, either with contact information or recommendation letters.
Our selection committee will review applications submitted to Please do not mail, email or fax your resume.

Community School of Naples is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Fingerprinting and background checks are required in CSN’s employment eligibility process.
Position Type: Full-time
Job Category : Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
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