Adjunct Counselor-WEOC

Job description

Department/Division/Location:   Westchester Educational Opportunity Center (WEOC)

Responsibilities: Under general supervision of the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, the Adjunct Counselor:

  • Administers and interprets interest, aptitude and intelligence tests and conducts interviews to obtain information about personal, academic and work histories to determine students’ placement in programs and their service needs;
  • Provides guidance and counseling related to personal, academic and work matters and provides intervention services when indicated;
  • Works with other WEOC staff to assist in developing and monitoring student progress toward increasing effective retention and completion plans;
  • Develops and monitors progress toward achieving educational and career plans with students;
  • Provides crisis intervention referrals to external service agencies, when indicated;
  • Monitors and evaluates students’ progress in class and takes appropriate action to address any concerns; and,
  • Documents counseling, case management, educational and career planning and other student interventions in student files, as appropriate.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a non-specific field, a Master’s degree in Guidance Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, or closely related field, and 2 years of professional experience, preferably working with non-traditional adult learners.  S/he must be flexible and comfortable working in a fast paced and high stress environment. 

Position Effective:  The position will remain open until filled 

Hourly Rate of Pay:    $43.56/hour.  No benefits. This position is fully grant funded.    

How to Apply:  Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  You may send a resume and cover letter to: [email protected].  Please indicate CODE:IHE “Adjunct Counselor – WEOC” in the subject line of the email or mail to: Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, Administration Building – Suite B42, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY  10595; Fax: (914) 606-7838.   

Deadline for Applications:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 




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Job No: IHEAC7918
Posted: 11/8/2018
Application Due: 1/7/2019
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Salary: $43.56/hour. No benefits. This position is fully grant funded