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DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SERVICES

Location
Georgetown, Texas
Salary
$52,430 to $60,876
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
19 May 2023
JOB TITLE:            DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SERVICES
REPORTS TO:       HEAD OF SCHOOL
SUPERVISES:       N/A
FLSA STATUS:      EXEMPT
SALARY RANGE: $68,477-$78,760 ANNUALLY
WORK DAYS:        215
LOCATION:            GATEWAY COLLEGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL, GEORGETOWN TEXAS
 
Position Summary:  The Director of Student Services (DSS) is a key member of the school’s administration and oversees the school’s admissions and enrollment, registration, and scheduling processes.
 
SCOPE:
The Director of Student Services (DSS) is responsible for the external marketing of the school through the planning and execution of a variety of events and counsels and confers with prospective students and their families to assist them in making informed enrollment decisions. The Director of Student Services also assists the Head of School and other staff in the creation of the master schedule and oversees the student course selection process. Other duties of this position include supervising the school’s college readiness efforts, and community service efforts.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
 
Admissions and Enrollment/Community Relations
  • Oversee the school’s enrollment program, including marketing events, open houses, social media and web presence, and student visit opportunities.
  • Accurately track and analyze present and future enrollment data as needed and provide regular reports.
  • Meet with and counsel prospective students and families to assist them in the enrollment and registration process.
  • Work closely with other administrative and support staff to ensure accuracy of student information during the enrollment and registration processes.
  • Oversee and develop a comprehensive, student centered community service program with the cooperation of activity sponsors and community resources.
  • Serve as liaison and spokesperson for the school as needed.
  • Assist with administrative duties at middle and high school athletic events.
 Student Scheduling and Records Management
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of the master schedule.
  • Oversee the student course selection process.
  • Ensure accurate and complete records of student progress are kept.
  • Maintain documentation of student credits and graduation requirements.
  • Collaborate with instructional staff regarding student placement in virtual courses.
  • Oversee accurate identification of at-risk students by the established snapshot date.
Counseling and Student Support
  • Provide informal counseling and interventions to students as needed to support an emotionally safe and supportive learning environment.
  • If a certified/licensed counselor, provide counseling as a related service to special education students.  If not, assist with coordination between the outside counseling contractor, district special education staff, and campus teachers and staff.
  • Make referrals to outside agencies as needed.
  • Document student needs and suggest related services as appropriate.
  • Provide teachers with resources and support for appropriately managing student behaviors.
  • Assist with implementation of a school-wide anti-bullying and character education programs.
  • Coordinate grade placement meetings for applicable students.
  • Create and implement programs to support post-secondary awareness and skill development throughout all grade levels.
  • Assist students with the post-secondary selection, application, and financial aid processes.
  • Serve as dual credit campus liaison to educate parents and students about the program, assist with application and registration process, and recommend courses for dual credit that match with state-approved courses for graduation.
  • Serve as campus LPAC coordinator.
Assessment
  • Provide oversight for AP testing including all registration and processing, training, and reporting.
  • Serve as the campus level testing coordinator and collaborate with the district testing coordinator.
  • Ensure appropriate student participation in national assessments including ACT, SAT, and PSAT.
Other administrative duties as assigned.  


WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Duties involve sitting most of the time, bending, lifting, and standing.
  • Variable duties and occasional irregular hours.
  • No occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens or other potentially infectious materials.
 
Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required: 
 
Education:
  •  Master’s degree in either counseling or administration, plus related experience.
  •  Valid Texas Teaching Certificate in any area.
  •  Will attend AVID Virtual training in Summer 2023
Experience:
  •  Three years successful teaching experience. 
Special Knowledge/Skills
  • Knowledge of counseling procedures, student appraisal, and career development.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior.
 BENEFITS: Should you enroll in medical plan, Orenda Education makes a $378 monthly contribution towards employees' premiums.

We offer a comprehensive package of benefit options, including:

  • Participation in the Texas Teachers Retirement System
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Telehealth
  • Basic Life, Term Life
  • Permanent Life and Accident Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • 403b and 457b Investment Plans
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account Options
  • Critical Illness, Cancer Insurance
  • Legal Services
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Details

  • Job Reference: 1473
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Orenda Education
    Orenda Education
  • Location: Georgetown, Texas
  • Salary: $52,430 to $60,876
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent