CEO/President/Executive Director/Head of School, Education, Independent Schools

Executive Director of College Counseling

  • Chadwick School
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

Chadwick School is eager to welcome an experienced, dynamic, and successful college admission counseling leader to serve as its next Executive Director of College Counseling. Working in partnership with the Head of School, the school leadership team, and the seasoned and capable college counseling team, the incoming Executive Director will have the unique opportunity to assess Chadwick’s current college counseling philosophy and curriculum, set a bold vision for new goals and approaches, and develop a supportive and robust organizational framework that will set the stage for the next iteration of the college counseling experience at Chadwick. Upon joining the Chadwick community, the next Executive Director will find a school with great momentum as it works to build a vision for the future during a time of exciting possibility. This is a critical role for Chadwick that will be supported by a foundation of strong resources; many untapped areas of growth; a dedicated and connected community; and an integrated, cross-disciplinary, and experiential curriculum.

To be successful in this role, the Executive Director of College Counseling must bring a deep record of building strong relationships within an educational community, collaboratively fostering growth and development within a team, and successfully planning and executing strategies that foster positive outcomes while staying true to mission. Candidates should be eager to immerse in a close-knit school community and demonstrate the energy and drive to fully realize Chadwick’s potential, bringing creativity and fresh insight where needed and implementing best practices that will ensure future success for college counseling at Chadwick, both short- and long-term.

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