Administrative Assistant

Mount Saint Mary Academy   Watchung, NJ   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on May 29, 2022
Administrative Assistant for College Counseling Mount Saint Mary Academy (Watchung, NJ) seeks to hire a full-time Assistant to the College Counselor for the 2022-2023 academic year. This position will report to the Director of College Counseling to guide each year's graduating class through the transition to post-secondary education. The Assistant will help to support all facets of the college counseling and college application process of students and families of Mount Saint Mary Academy. The Administrative Assistant will: Assist with all operations of Naviance by PowerSchool, our student college, career and life readiness platform. Coordinate and host, along with the Director, all college admission professional visits and events (virtual and in-person), maintaining contact information and relationships Collaborate with Director on creating, planning, and leading: parent and student college planning information sessions, college skills classes for juniors and seniors, Naviance, essay and application workshops Provide timely communications and information to students and families regarding college-related events, resources and news. The ideal candidate will have experience in college admission and/or college counseling in a school setting. The candidate is attentive to detail, able to work with deadlines, trouble-shoot, and is adept and comfortable on computer and student information systems (Naviance, Blackbaud, Microsoft Office). A college degree and strong technology skills are preferred. The candidate will have the opportunity to grow and learn in a School & College Counseling Department and in a collaborative school community, will become knowledgeable and gain experience in all facets of the college consideration process, and will develop rewarding relationships with students and families as they pursue their aspirations. This is a 12-month position, beginning August 1. Applicants should send a current resume along with an introductory letter describing your specific qualifications to Jacqueline Muratore jmuratore@mountsaintmary.org.