Assistant to the Counseling Department

St. Joseph’s Academy is a college preparatory high school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet located in St. Louis, Missouri. Our mission at the Academy is to provide quality Catholic education for young women in an environment that challenges them to grow in faith, knowledge and respect for self and others. Our community expects these young women to make a profound impact in the world.

The Administrative Assistant to the Counseling office has daily contact with students, parents, faculty and staff, requiring strong communication and interpersonal skills. The candidate must have a genuine interest in working to assist and help people. The ideal candidate must also maintain high levels of confidentiality, exercise appropriate professional judgment, and have excellent computer skills. The Administrative Assistant will be proactive, energetic, and optimistic, as well as enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. Bachelor’s degree and 4-5 years of experience preferred. Strong organizational and communication skills required.

The best candidate will:

  • Uphold the mission of St. Joseph’s Academy.
  • Demonstrate competence and experience with using the Microsoft Suite and Google Tools.
  • Exhibit superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Demonstrate patience and empathy, staying calm during stressful situations.
  • Support counselors in each aspect of their programming (organizing and executing meeting plans, keeping calendars and scheduling student and parent appointments, etc.)
  • Assist with organizing and filing records.

For consideration please submit a cover letter and resume to Jen Sudekum, Principal jsteinhart@sja1840.org