The Director of College Guidance at Hillel Yeshiva High School is responsible for
guiding our students and families through all aspects of the college guidance process. The Director works with administration and other counselors to coordinate all of the students’ post-secondary options. The Director oversees all the operations of the College Guidance Office.

Qualified Candidates will possess:

An in-depth knowledge of US colleges and universities, as well as an awareness of the evolving college admissions landscape.
Strong interpersonal relationship skills and an understanding of the cultural expectations of our families related to college and university admissions.
A team-oriented approach to all aspects of the college counseling process and a collaborative spirit of engagement in all professional endeavors.
Demonstrated management, organization and written communication skills including writing effective letters of recommendation and assisting with the preparation of relevant materials and reports for students, parents, administration and lay leadership.
Self-confidence, creativity, patience, diplomacy, initiative and a serious work ethic.
Sensitivity to individual student’s needs and aspirations with appropriate encouragement and realistic overview.
Be comfortable with leading and speaking at various school events and representing Hillel Yeshiva at community and professional programs.
Advanced technology skills for online support of the college counseling program and to familiarize students and parents about relevant resources. Experience with Naviance college and career readiness software is desirable.

The Director of College Guidance:

Meets with parents about their children’s college process.
Meets with students individually throughout the year.
Oversees progress through the fall application process of finalizing their list of colleges, writing essays, scheduling interviews and submitting applications.
Coordinates the administration of standardized tests.

Above all, the next Director of College Guidance must bring to this job abundant energy and an enthusiasm for teaching adolescents and working with parents, be detail oriented, have the ability to get along well with all constituencies, and have excellent organization, written and verbal communication skills.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Rabbi Howard Bald, Head of School, at