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College Guidance Counselor

Second Baptist School University-Model

Our mission is to equip students to think critically, live biblically and lead courageously to impact the world for Jesus Christ.

11750 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas 77024

Position Description


Second Baptist School University-Model® (SBSUM) is currently seeking a full-time COLLEGE GUIDANCE COUNSELOR for the 2023-2024 school year.

  • Reports To: Dean of Academics
  • Work Hours: 7:30 AM – 4 PM
  • Work Calendar: Eleven Months


Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:

  • Meet with parents to discuss and provide information about their student’s college admissions process and college financial aid options.
  • Oversee the fall application process as students finalize their college lists and submit applications.
  • Visit college campuses, and pertinent college conferences, to establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with college admissions staff.
  • Work closely with parents, their students and the athletics department to successfully navigate the NCAA ClearingHouse process.
  • Work closely with faculty to train and guide the recommendation letter process for students applying to colleges.
  • Oversee student, parent, and faculty use of the online database Naviance and keep the database up to date using information from the school learning management system.
  • Organize and oversee all aspects of PSAT and Advanced Placement including testing on campuses.
  • Assist in hosting the system-wide annual college fair at SBS schools.
  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, candidates must:

  • Have a strong desire to be part of the leadership team at SBSUM, a Christian college-preparatory school, which is a ministry of Second Baptist Church.
  • Have at least three or more years of experience in college counseling, college admissions or high school counseling.


We seek the following in qualified candidates:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution; a master’s degree is preferred.
  • A strong Christian testimony and a calling to serve as a positive Christian role model to our students.
  • A heart to provide exceptional customer service to all members of the community.
  • A desire to lead and support all school-wide initiatives.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in technology and strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • A responsible steward of the school’s resources and a personal commitment to support the school’s fundraising efforts as able.
  • A strong work ethic and organizational skills.

Advanced Placement training/experience, independent school teaching, and prior knowledge of Second Baptist Church and School are all considered a plus.

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