Job Openings (Anatolia College) College Counselor

About the job (Anatolia College) College Counselor

Anatolia College, with a history extending over 130 years, is a private nonprofit American educational institution. It is an integrated academic community committed to developing students' talents through innovative educational approaches and open inquiry within a culture of academic excellence.


The role of the College Counselor is to advise students and parents through the college application process. The College Counselor will counsel students in grades 9-12, together with three more counselors, in developing and enhancing their student profiles. The College Counselor will support students by helping them identify their strengths and interests through self-reflective practices, meetings, and workshops and is responsible for administering aspects of the college search and admissions process.

Position available from : September 2023

Contract details: initially on a two-year contract: The position is a full-time position which however, depending on the strengths and availability of applicants, may instead be split into two part-time positions (half of the full-time schedule).

Reports to: The College Counselor reports to the Director of College Counseling.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The College Counselor:

  • Informs students and parents of the general college admissions processes, trends, procedures, and standardized tests for US/Canada, EU, UK, and Asian institutions.
  • Assists the Director of the College Counseling office in designing the curriculum for and teaching development workshops.
  • Meets with students to discuss future curricular paths (International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and Greek Lyceum, as needed).
  • Provides one-on-one guidance, resources, and materials to students to set achievable academic and personal goals.
  • Assists students in discovering their strengths and interests through self-reflection.
  • Guides students in selecting academic courses and extracurricular activities that aid in their personal development and align with their future aspirations.
  • Compiles lists of institutions (college lists) that meet individual students academic interests, values, and needs.
  • Assists in compiling data and information for the annual School Profile.
  • Assists the counseling team in developing content, announcements, etc. for the office newsletter.
  • Creates content for and directs informational presentations to parents and students.
  • Updates the Moodle page accordingly.
  • Is aware of trends and issues in college admission, and higher education, as well as keeps up to date about specific colleges in the US/Canada, EU, UK, and Asia.
  • Coordinates office archive platforms and manages materials.
  • Advises students grades 7-12 on summer academic and enrichment programs.
  • Works alongside the Administrative Officer in processing Summer Program applications.
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with colleagues for collaboration.

College Presentations (in-person & virtual)/Visits

  • Meets with college admissions representatives who visit our campus and facilitates meetings between college representatives and students.
  • Attends dinners and cultural outings with guests as deemed necessary.
  • Collaborates with Coordinator of Social Responsibility Programs; meets with CSRP to discuss potential internship and social responsibility opportunities for college-bound students. Meets with and advises students regarding aforementioned opportunities.


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Educational background

  • A Bachelors's or Master's Degree in a related field of study/education from an accredited US or European college or university

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities, Experience

  • Demonstrated experience working with young adults
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (oral and written fluency skills in both English and Greek are mandatory)
  • Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse and demanding student and parent population.
  • General knowledge of US/Canadian, EU, UK, and Asian colleges, their academic programs, admission policies, and financial policies and procedures


If you are interested in the position, check what we need

  1. Letter of interest outlining qualifications for the position
  2. Complete Curriculum Vitae

While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application package, in English, titled by their full name by April 10.

It is the policy of Anatolia College to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic.