Educational Opportunity Program Counselor (Student Services Professional III)
Probationary, "Exempt", Full-Time
Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M. including occasional nights and weekends depending on departmental needs.
This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning May 1, 2017.
Position Summary:Student Services Professionals are responsible for providing a wide variety of professional services and activities ranging from preadmission to the university through post-graduation. The purpose of these services and activities is to assist students in making successful progress toward their degree objectives; to provide learning experiences which supplement those in the classroom; and to assist and encourage students to utilize effectively the knowledge, skills and abilities learned during their university careers. Such services and activities may include providing information and guidance to students; assisting students to think through problems and select suitable solutions and courses of action; evaluating student needs and authorizing services; coordinating and administering programs, events, and projects; facilitating student involvement in campus life; advocating the needs of individual students and groups of students to university administrators, faculty and staff; and providing support and assistance to students facing a variety of personal as well as institutional problems, questions and challenges. In addition, Student Services Professionals may serve as "working supervisors" or lead persons.