Position title
Admissions Academic Counselor

Direct Report: Academic Dean and Director of Admissions

Requirements for this position:

Bachelor’s Degree in an applicable field.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience in admissions.

Experience using SIS and LMS or similar software programs


The position reports to the Academic Dean and the Director of Admissions and is responsible for the following.

  • Setting up and supervising the administration of the 8th grade testing for incoming students including the High School Placement Test and subject specific placement tests.
  • Working with the Director of Cooperative and Academic Support in interviewing and placement for both Cooperative Support and Academic Support candidates. Serving as liaison between Admissions and Director of Academic Support.
  • Assisting the Academic Dean with the various incoming parent information nights (New Parent Night, Irish Info Sessions, etc.).
  • Representing the academic department at “Visit Day” presentations
  • Assisting the Academic Dean with Academic Blend and Preview Day presentations.
  • Communicating with prospective/incoming families regarding academics.
  • Working with admissions in facilitating the scheduling of new students.
  • Reviewing all candidate files for admission and appropriate placement.
  • Working with admissions to give tours to prospective families.
  • Working with admissions to represent Father Ryan at various fairs and festivals.
  • Working with admissions to visit parochial schools and other partner schools and parishes.
  • Working with the Director of Academic Guidance to maintain a seamless transition as incoming students enroll as students at Father Ryan.
  • Serving as a productive member of your assigned house within the House System, which may include being a mentor group leader.
  • Serving as the liaison between the Hayes Scholars Selection Committee and the Admissions team.

Other duties as assigned.

Job Location
Nashville, TN
Date posted
June 11, 2022


To apply to work at Father Ryan, please email the following to employment@fatherryan.org:

  • Letter of introduction
  • Resume
  • List of minimum of three references and contact information
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