College Counselor, Dillon

Dillon, Colorado
$60,046 - $66,050
May 19, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The College Counselor reports to the appropriate campus leader, utilizing exceptional interpersonal skills and in-depth knowledge of the college catalog, provides one on one student advising, as well as coordinating various tasks in support of campus level student services. The College Counselor provides career and educational counseling, academic advising, transfer advising, career/life planning, personal counseling, financial aid advising and registration assistance including orientation coordination. In response to changing demographic, technological and evolving community needs, counselors provide leadership and support in the development of new and enhanced student success and retention programs.

The College Counselor supports students in the resolution of barriers to academic success, referring students to college and community resources as appropriate. The Counselor works closely with disability services, TRIO, residence life, and academic services; works as an advocate for students in responding to Title IX; coordinates and provides educational programming for students, faculty and staff on a broad range of topics; assists with outreach to local high schools, TRIO programs and others.

Colorado Mountain College, Summit County has locations in Breckenridge and Dillon. Though this position offices in Dillon, there is a general expectation of serving both locations.

This position is full time, year round. This is not a direct care, mental health counseling position.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds.

Conversational Spanish language skills may be given preference.

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Education and experience sufficient to meet the rigors of the position, such as a Master’s degree from an accredited institution in counseling, education, social work, or related field.  Minimum of three years related experience working with a diverse student and adult population in advising and counseling; or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and seven years of experience with a diverse student and adult population; or an applicable combination of formal education and experience that provides the training and experience necessary to perform the duties and the responsibilities of the position. High School and Post-Secondary experience essential.   Completed counseling internship or practicum preferred. Experience in higher education counseling preferred.

Special skills or abilities: Knowledge of higher education degree requirements, and current practices and technology utilized in student services.  Please see the job description for additional information.

Some evening and weekend work may be required; some travel required.

Apply Online at Please submit the required letter of interest, resume,  list of three professional references, and transcripts. To be considered as an applicant, transcripts must be included with the original application material; do not mail transcripts separately. Copies are acceptable for application purposes. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.

This search has been extended. Review of application material will resume June 2, 2017.