Have a Master’s Degree in Guidance Counseling
Certified by the Wisconsin DPI with License 7054 School Counselor or certifiable according to NCA standards for the position assigned. (If not certified, must have an educational plan, approved by the administration, outlining the steps toward certification with a target completion date. The plan must be on file with the administration.)
Facility with computer technology including MS Office products and database programs.
Experience in Catholic education preferred.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with school administrators, faculty, staff, parents, and students in a way which is warm, welcoming, and knowledgeable.
Highly organized, accountable, confidential, and able to navigate within a diverse environment.
Ability to work with frequent interruptions and independently with minimal direct supervision,.
Physical Requirements (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Communicate verbally; audible speech and good hearing and eyesight
Read/interpret digital and paper documents
Physical dexterity to operate computer and other equipment
Prolonged sitting (50% or more)
Walking up and down stairs and on uneven surfaces
Occasionally lifting (from ground and also overhead) and carrying up to 20 pounds
Work Relationships & Scope
Reports to Principal. Frequent contact with school faculty and staff, students and families. Occasional interaction with other Siena colleagues. Expected to exhibit sound judgment in making decisions, remembering that Siena's interests may be directly affected by their actions and decisions. Secures the approval of the Principal in making decisions when answers are not clear and further guidance or input is needed.
Work Environment (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Work is performed in a pleasant indoor environment. Ability to work longer hours, as needed.