Assistant College Counselor

Staff / Full-Time

Bancroft School, Worcester, MA

About Bancroft School
Through active, inquiry-based learning and challenging experiences, Bancroft School empowers students in grades PreK to 12 with the skills, knowledge and confidence to make a difference in their community and the world. Guided by outstanding teachers, curious learners engage with one another and celebrate the strengths and lived experiences of each individual. Bancroft School seeks to be the first choice for students and families seeking to own their journey to mastery and independence in an inclusive campus where each individual is safe, known, and valued.

Bancroft is located in Worcester, Massachusetts — a thriving city with a rich history and a bright future in which the School is deeply invested. Founded in 1900, Bancroft School will celebrate its 125th school year in 2024-25. The 30-acre campus sits in a scenic residential neighborhood just north of downtown. Over 430 students from 70 cities and towns around central Massachusetts represent a variety of backgrounds which contribute to a challenging and diverse learning environment. Guided by strategic plan BluePrint125  and new Head of School, Stephanie Luebbers, who began her tenure in July of 2023, Bancroft is poised to continue to lead in PreK-12 education.

Position Summary
Bancroft School seeks an Assistant College Counselor to support the Director of College Counseling.  Working closely with the Director of College Counseling and the Head of Upper School, the Assistant College Counselor ensures that the college counseling needs of all of our students are met. The Assistant College Counselor organizes, coordinates, and performs administrative duties requiring independent judgment, discretion, and confidentiality. Strong organizational and communication skills and a professional customer service-oriented demeanor are essential to this position.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with the Director of College Counseling to ensure that the College Counseling office is a well-organized and welcoming part of the Upper School.
  • Create financial aid programming with the Director to service the needs of a diverse student population, including webinars, presentations and workshops for sophomores, juniors, and seniors and their families.
  • Maintain and share scholarship, educational advancement, and study abroad programming information with students.
  • Maintain administration of Naviance platform functions.
  • Help coordinate college representative visits and interactions.
  • Coordinate testing for College Board exams.
  • Manage college counseling calendars with the Director.
  • Work in tandem with the Registrar to manage student records.

Essential Attitudes & Aptitudes

  • A high degree of cultural competency and an ability to respond with care and effectiveness to the needs of a diverse population of students and families
  • A collaborative spirit
  • A willingness to participate in and partner with colleagues on cultural and curricular initiatives
  • An understanding of and love for Upper School students
  • The ability to learn and become proficient with emerging technologies


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Deep understanding of college counseling and admissions processes.
  • Prior years of experience in an academic office setting.
  • Enthusiasm about working with children, adolescents, and their families; greeting guests; and creating a welcoming environment while consistently providing a high level of customer service.
  • Excellent computer skills including high proficiency in Google Suite and experience with Blackbaud or other school-based data systems.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task while maintaining a detail-oriented, flexible, unflappable, and energetic demeanor with a strong emphasis on customer service.

Bancroft seeks dynamic candidates who will be active participants in the community beyond the classroom, with interest in supporting extracurricular activities in athletics, clubs, and other programs.

Bancroft is committed to cultivating and sustaining a community that embraces difference and welcomes candidates who will add to the racial and cultural diversity of our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, personal statement, and references to

Bancroft School

Worcester, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender