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  Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.




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Posted: 1/17/2018
Application Due: 3/18/2018
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