Director of Life Planning

Job Type: Administrative
Job Category: College Counseling
Job Location: Greater Los Angeles Area

This opening calls for specific administration qualifications set by the school.

CalWest’s partner school in the Greater Los Angeles Area seeks a Director of Life Planning to begin July 1, 2021.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and/or other educational requirements listed on the job description
  • Requisite skills commensurate with the position
  • A reasonable commuting distance to the CalWest client school, or a willingness to relocate
  • Relevant, recent experience
  • Authorization to live and work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in College Counseling (including use of Naviance)
  • Experience with International Students and the financial aid process preferred

More about this role…


  • Lead strategic planning efforts for the Life Planning Department
  • Advise approximately 100 students and their families
  • Organize and submit support materials for college and scholarship applications
  • Manage communications for the Life Planning program
  • Visit college campuses individually and with students