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Education/Supportive Services Counselor

Job description

To provide academic support counseling, advocacy, academic and career development, and assist the director as a program resource/liaison with external community service organizations.


Student support services include:

  • Provide academic counseling, advising, and supportive services to program
  • Assist in the recruitment and orientation of program students
  • Provide individual and group academic counseling sessions
  • Work with the director to develop and implement a mentoring program which includes tutors, administrators and faculty
  • Assist in the media presence of the program
  • Provide intellectual and supportive social interaction programming
  • Assist programs administration in meeting program goals and objectives
  • Assist in reporting, program evaluation, tutor recruitment, and summer program
  • Assist in the development and writing of program proposals and grants
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Master’s Degree in Counseling or related field with 4 years counseling experience in an Opportunity Program, or work with an inner city youth program. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Job-related qualifications representing the knowledge, skills, and attributes an individual needs to possess in order to perform the job in a satisfactory manner. Excellent communication skills (Word, Datatel, Excel) workshop and presentation skills, creativity. Ability to work in a fast paced environment, computer skills; media communication experience. Ability to work effectively with students, staff and administrators.


Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references via https://apply.interfolio.com/48353.  Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/17/2018
Application Due: 3/18/2018
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