Associate Director of University Guidance

Collingwood School
West Vancouver
July 8, 2020
Jul 8 2020
As Soon As Possible
Full Time

Collingwood School is a unique, inspiring, academically focused, AP, coeducational day school with 1,250 students and 250 committed and passionate faculty and staff. Collingwood is located in West Vancouver, BC - a diverse community that has been ranked as one of the top three places to live in the world.

We are seeking an Associate Director of University Guidance to join our Morven Campus.

As a leading independent school, Collingwood’s purpose is to teach, model, inspire and encourage students, ultimately preparing them to become successful, well-rounded global citizens. With an innovative, evolving approach to teaching, the totality of Collingwood’s curriculum provides students with a wealth of diverse, meaningful and transformative educational experiences that supports every student in achieving their goals and aspirations related to university selection and program acceptance.

Collingwood’s commitment to inspiring, mentoring and guiding students, puts the University Guidance Department at the core of the School’s mission. Collingwood takes great pride in seeing their graduating students achieve their dreams. This deep commitment has created life-long relationships with alumni and has earned Collingwood respect and recognition from university admissions across North America and around the world, including the Ivy League and other leading institutions.

Reporting to the Director of University Guidance, the Associate Director must have the passion that embodies the mission and vision of the School and the experience to support a wide range of students who have their heart set on being accepted to world-renowned universities, prestigious science and technology institutions, fine arts colleges, local universities and colleges, and everything in between. The Associate Director, as a member of a four-person Guidance Counselling office, must have the skills, passion and dedication needed to work with Grade 9 – 12 students and their families on a post-secondary journey. This includes course selection, university searches and the application and admission process.

The ideal candidate is a coach, mentor and active listener who has a passion for working with students as they navigate post-secondary options. Having worked in post-secondary admissions or university guidance, they have developed an understanding of the post-secondary landscape, including the admissions process, bursaries and scholarships.

This is an incredible opportunity for an Associate Director of University Guidance who wants to prepare students for the opportunities that the future holds and to work in one of the leading independent schools in Canada.

The recruitment for this leadership role is being by facilitated Boyden – Executive Search. To explore this opportunity further, please submit a resume directly to: