Academic Advisor - 2135496

DeBakey High School
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Job Description

Direct students to provide them with sources of vocationaltechnical, career, college, information and work

Maintain a library of catalogs, pamphlets and directories from colleges, technical schools and military academies This information shall include forms, scholarship information, financial aid information, and occupational briefs

Provide newsletters and other information to parentsguardians and students that relate to testing dates, college visitation dates, deadlines for filing applications, presentations that are held for career speakers and dates of military recruiter visits

Direct students to appropriate Internet sites that will allow students to conduct their own interest inventories and secure information about an array of vocational, career and post high school experiences

Organize, interpret and administer interest and achievement testing for students

Organize and coordinate the College Fairs

Organize and coordinate individual visits from college representatives

Initiate contacts with professionals in the community and arrange for students to job shadow

Assist outside agencies visiting the school and speaking to groups of interested students This shall include military, college and technical school representatives and representatives of careers available without post-secondary training

Maintain information on institutions that offer scholarships

Meet with students prior to and during the registration process, inform the students of classes relative to course selection and assist the administration in the registration and scheduling process

Meet with students individually or in groups to discuss credits, courses and entrance exams required by colleges and technical schools

Advise students regarding the accuracy and completeness of records and credits and perform periodic credit checks from grades 9 through 12 with an emphasis on the senior year

Communicate in writing andor verbally to parentsguardians of senior students who are deficient in their credit status

Coordinate the standardized testing program at the high school and compile and disseminate test results to appropriate personnel, students and parentsguardians

Act as a referral agent in the regular education staffing by receiving referrals from staff, making contact with the student and possibly the students parent(s)guardian(s) and conducting conferences to determine potential outcomes

Provide a link between students and appropriate community resources and outside agencies in Qatar, adolescent day treatment programs, hospital-based counseling programs and Qatar Protective Services

Assist students in alternative programs by receiving referrals from administrators, teachers, parentsguardians and students

Perform other duties as assigned


Masters degree from an accredited collegeuniversity

Three years teaching experience

Must possess teaching license with school counselor endorsement

Ability to build and form good relationships with students, colleagues and other stakeholders

Ability to proficiently use office computer and finance software including word-processing, spreadsheet, databases and internet systems

Attention to detail and accuracy

Enthusiasm for working with internal and external constituents

Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work

Good communication skills (verbal and written); excellent grammar and punctuation

Integrity; good judgment and decision-making abilities, problem-solving skills, and organizational and planning skills

Reliability and confidentiality

Skilled at information gathering and data management (student and college records)

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:19th Apr 2020


Academic Advisor

Company Profile

Michael E. DeBakey High School - Qatar (DHSHP at Qatar) is an award winning high school, offering students a college preparatory curriculum in science, mathematics, and medical science. It is an alternative to the traditional high school experience that prepares students for careers in medicine and science. In collaboration with the Outstanding Schools Oversight Committee (OSOC) of the Supreme Education Council (SEC), DHSHP was invited to bring the first medical science focused high school in the Middle East.

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