Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME SCHOOL/COLLEGE COUNSELOR

Full-Time School/ College Counselor for the 2021-2022 school year.

Christian Brothers Academy is seeking a knowledgeable and dynamic counselor to provide students and parents with academic and personal guidance, as well as counseling throughout the college process.  The School/College Counselor will be an integral member of a well established school counseling team and will work collaboratively with administrators, staff, and faculty.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • A desire to work in the mission-driven environment of a Lasallian Catholic, college preparatory school.
  • A master’s degree, preferably in counseling, psychology, social work, or education
  • A minimum of three to five years of experience in school counseling, college counseling, or selective college admissions is preferred
  • Enthusiasm for working with adolescents as they mature and transition to young adults, including counseling them through typical mental health issues facing adolescents in these times
  • Knowledge of best practices and pedagogical techniques to assist in course selection process
  • Strong and clear writing and public speaking skills
  • An interest in staying current in both the school and college counseling professions and in participating in local and national associations
  • A strong work ethic

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • developing relationships with students
  • working with students to provide 1:1 academic, social & emotional, and college & career support
  • working with faculty to support students academically
  • facilitating crisis response work with students and their families
  • making referrals to outside professionals for students needing support
  • coordinating parent meetings regarding academic, social, college and career issues
  • teaching a “college and career planning” guidance class
  • supporting the Dean of Students in cases of discipline
  • advising students and their families as they move through the college research, application, and selection process
  • working with students individually and in small groups
  • writing letters of recommendation
  • participating in on-campus admission and financial aid programs and workshops for parents, students, and college admissions representatives
  • advising students, teachers, and parents on course selection
  • establishing and maintaining working relationships with college admissions professionals throughout the United States
  • visiting college and university campuses
  • maintaining familiarity with important programs and issues in the admissions, financial aid, and college counseling fields

Christian Brothers Academy is an equal opportunity employer, and is constantly seeking excellent candidates to fill faculty and staff positions. In each position, we seek someone who has the ability to work on a team, who is open to professional growth, and who will be committed to our school’s Lasallian mission.

Deadline: Resumes for this position will be accepted until March 10th, but interviews could be scheduled as applications are received.

Qualified candidates can submit their resumé electronically to mwerthmuller@cbalincroftnj.org

Christian Brothers Academy is an independent, Lasallian, college-preparatory school providing a contemporary and balanced Catholic education for young men. A rich and rigorous curriculum, programs of spiritual formation, and a broad range of academic, athletic, and cultural activities enable students to become intellectually mature and morally responsible leaders for the Church and society.

DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI RELATIONS

DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI RELATIONS

Christian Brothers Academy seeks a seasoned professional to serve as its next Director of Alumni Relations.

The Director of Alumni Relations will be responsible for the overall vision, strategic planning, management, and execution of an alumni engagement program that is focused on developing and strengthening relationships with alumni. Reporting to the Director of Advancement, this individual will develop and implement outreach to all alumni constituencies and maintain ongoing alumni communications.

The Director will be expected to work as a member of the Advancement team, and to collaborate with communications, special events, faculty, and other key internal partners to contribute to the success of the school and the program.

This is a 12-month, full-time Monday through Friday staff position. Normal hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Job Duties include:
• Plan, promote and implement alumni initiatives such as the Class Rep program that support the Academy’s strategic plan.
• Organize and implement all alumni in-person and virtual events.
• Identify, cultivate and recruit alumni volunteers.
• Encourage alumni engagement in all alumni networking events as volunteers, contributors and participants.
• Establish and build strong one-on-one relationships with a wide range of alumni; locally, regionally and nationally.
• Oversee the budget for Alumni Relations.
• Lead oversight and growth of Alumni Association and its committees.
• Plan, promote and implement class reunions in collaboration with the Alumni Association.
• Maintain regular communication with alumni through a multi-platform approach using social media, direct mail, email blasts, alumni website, and other avenues.
• Research and implement ways to share alumni success stories within the CBA community.
• Work with key internal partners to further the school’s strategic objectives, including: Academic Affairs, Student Activities, Admission Office, and Athletics.
• Engage students with alumni programming to foster stronger student and alumni relationships, and grow young alumni affinity.
• The Director is charged with securing commitments from alumni to provide professional expertise and volunteer service through Career Day, and Mentoring & Internship programs.
• Partner with the Admissions Office to spearhead alumni involvement in the admissions process.
• Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records; capture contact, biographical and career information of alumni through surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), correspondence, website, postal returns, etc.

Qualifications:
• This position requires a bachelor’s degree with a minimum four years experience in alumni relations or transferable experience
• Must have the ability to strategize, implement, and build constituency programs and activities.
• Proven relationship builder and motivator.
• Experience in planning events and managing volunteers.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.
• Highly organized with demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy, and deadlines.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Experience with social media and other communications channels.
• Demonstrably strong writing, planning and organizational skills
• Mature judgment, tact, sensitivity, and discretion.
• Raiser’s Edge experience is a plus.
• Independent school experience is a plus.
• Background in fundraising experience is a plus.
• Occasional evening and weekend hours required.
• Occasional out of state travel is required.

Candidates can submit a cover letter and resume electronically to afox@cbalincroftnj.org.

Christian Brothers Academy is an independent, Lasallian, college-preparatory school providing a contemporary and balanced Catholic education for young men. A rich and rigorous curriculum, programs of spiritual formation, and a broad range of academic, athletic, and cultural activities enable students to become intellectually mature and morally responsible leaders for the Church and society.