Director of Student Services | Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart | IL

Job Description 

Josephinum Academy seeks a dynamic and experienced educational leader to be our Director of Student Services. This position reports directly to the Principal and is a member of the Principal’s Leadership Team. His/her primary task is to promote the success of students through the leadership of the Student Services Department, which provides personal, academic, and college counseling. He/she is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing a comprehensive support program to ensure student success in school, college, and life. His/her duties include serving as professional school/college counselor, as well as managing a department that includes school counselors, a social worker, Title educators, counseling interns, and volunteers.

The ideal candidate holds an advanced degree in School Counseling with state certification. S/he has significant educational experience serving a diverse student body, at least 3-5 years of school and college counseling experience with first generation students, strong interpersonal skills, and management/leadership experience. S/he has a deep understanding of school organizations, possesses strong skills of communication and creativity, and is committed to giving life to the school’s mission. Spanish speaking is preferred. 

How to Apply: Please email cover letter, resume and two current letters of recommendation to jobs[@]
Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.