ACADEMIC COUNSELOR ONLINE SCHOOL

ISUCCEED VIRTUAL SCHOOLS ( learn more )

Boise, Idaho ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3620446
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : October 18, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Per iSucceed Virtual High School Policy eligible applicants MUST RESIDE WITHIN THE STATE OF IDAHO.

Job Classification: Certified/Exempt
Supervised by: Principal, Vice Principal or designee

Primary Function
The primary function of this position is to develop and manage a comprehensive school counseling program in a unique school environment. The Academic Counselor will use the majority of the time providing direct services such as academic guidance, individual student planning, graduation planning, college/career readiness, preventative and responsive services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ability to work as a team to accomplish school/district mission/goals
  • Responsible for academic scheduling and course planning for students quarterly in caseload
  • Review student’s academic progress working with both teachers and students to ensure successful achievement within an online environment
  • Review student’s transcripts to ensure proper class placement
  • Communicate with students and families digitally and in person (as needed) in a timely manner in conjunction with quarterly tasks and deadlines
  • Provide services to students that will assist them in achieving their educational, vocational, and personal/social needs and goals
  • Provide career counseling for post-secondary education and scholarship information
  • Refer students and their parents to community agencies, programs, or specialists as appropriate
  • Management and collaboration with the Counseling team/staff on department programs such as state assessment and college placement coordination, credit by proficiency, dual enrollment, Advanced Opportunities, college/career opportunities, McKinney Vento, 504’s, etc
  • Assists and collaborates as needed in preparation for graduation ceremonies, testing or other program logistics
  • Travel as needed for statewide quarterly (or as applicable) for school orientation to onboard students in person, student event assistance or testing.
  • Other duties as assigned

    Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to deal with difficult individuals while maintaining composure
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, parents, staff, and the general public
  • Ability to work under pressure, pay attention to detail and meet deadlines,
  • Ability to maintain professional confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal, email and phone skills (written/verbal)
  • Positive consideration of additional language fluency skills in addition to English
  • Organizational skills, including ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to keep and maintain accurate and detailed reports and records
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment
  • Proficient in Google applications, Microsoft Office application, video conferencing, school information and learning management systems

    Education & Experience
  • Master’s Degree Required
  • Valid Pupil Personnel Certificate from the State of Idaho
  • Additional consideration for additional fluency skills
  • 2-3 years related experience or training preferred

    Working Conditions
    The position is located in the Boise, Idaho office. The Academic Counselor will spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers in an office environment, which can cause muscle strain. The position handles multiple tasks and is faced with constant interruptions.

    The position may at times, need lift to large boxes or luggage (up to 50 pounds) or heavier with assistance and therefore must also be able to lift and bend repeatedly.


    Additional information for posting:
    Primary WORK LOCATION is BOISE office with some remote work flexibility each week
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Online > Online
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    ISUCCEED VIRTUAL SCHOOLS is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Per iSucceed Virtual High School Policy eligible applicants MUST RESIDE WITHIN THE STATE OF IDAHO.

      To Apply: Please send the following documents to mcosgrove@isucceedvhs.net

      1.) cover letter,
      2.) resume
      3.) copy of current IDAHO teaching certificate
      4.) 3 letters of recommendation or recommendation emails
      5.) be willing to sign a release of information on past job performance prior to interviewing
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Melissa Cosgrove
    • 6148 N. Discovery Way
    • Suite 120
    • Boise, Idaho 83713

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