Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart


Employment Opportunities

Guidance Counselor Position

Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart is seeking a full-time Guidance Counselor for the 2015-16 school year.   This ten month position would begin immediately.  

Guidance Counselor Responsibilities

The Guidance Counselor functions in a supportive role for students, parents, and faculty.  The Counselor meets with students individually and/or in groups to:

  • Discuss social adjustment
  • Provide short-term counseling
  • Assist in course selection
  • Review academic progress (i.e., progress reports, report cards, transcripts)
  • Provide assistance to students if grades/behavior is inconsistent with potential
  • Provide information regarding standardized test taking (i.e, SAT, ACT, PSAT, AP)
  • Assist with tutorial referrals
  • Coordinate and implement all aspects of the college search and application process
  • Provide college/financial aid/career guidance in classroom seminar
  • Instruct students on NAVIANCE software
  • Provide college/career information to parents

In addition, the Guidance Counselor also:

  • Writes recommendation letters for college, scholarships, awards, and employment opportunities
  • Facilitates referrals to community support services
  • Attends school/parent related functions
  • Administers examinations (Regents, HSPT, AP, PSAT, EXPLORE)
  • Works with the Director of Admissions to coordinate registration of new students
  • Participates as a member of the W. N. Y. Catholic School Counselors' Association and the N. Y. State School Counselor Association
  • Attends workshops, seminars, etc., to stay current with policies and procedures in the counseling field
  • Maintains all pertinent records


If interested, provide a letter of interest, current resume, copies of certifications, and the names of three professional references. 

Submit all materials to:

            Jeanette Piscitello

            Director of Student Services

            Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart

            3860 Main Street

            Buffalo, NY 14226



Non-discrimination statement:

Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.