Counselor, Pathway to Baccalaureate

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Job Title Counselor, Pathway to Baccalaureate Department College Pathway Initiatives - Manassas Posting Number 03086P Location Manassas, VA: 20109 Full or Part Time Full Time Position End Date (if temporary) Required Travel Relocation Covered Salary Range $65,101 - $68,000 Position Summary Information

Basic Function

To provide academic, career, crisis and financial aid counseling and transition planning to high school students in the Pathway to the Baccalaureate Program. Counseling will be conducted primarily off-site at designated Prince William County, Manassa Park and Manassas City High Schools, but will also be conducted on the Manassas campus over the summer months.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Counselor will provide academic, career, crisis and financial aid counseling conducted using a one-stop, case management format; Timely data tracking and reporting; Support college and financial aid application processes, student/parent workshops on financial planning, placement test preparation, and college success skills; Proctor off-site placement testing; Teach Student Development courses; Assist with event planning, program evaluation; Participate in campus/college committees and special projects. Collaborate regularly with secondary and post-secondary faculty, staff, and administrators to administer the program. Counselors will assist with event planning, program evaluation and participate in campus/college committees and special projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Counseling or master’s degree in a related field that includes a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in counseling coursework. Successful completion of a background check and provide a negative TB test result taken within the last 24 months.

Preferred Qualifications

Several years of experience or equivalent applicable experience as a community college or high school counselor. Experience in academic/transfer planning, career counseling and teaching. Fluency with a foreign language commonly spoken in the Northern Virginia metro area.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of counseling theory, particularly human development, career development and multicultural counseling theory; skill in providing academic, career, and personal counseling to adolescents and adults; skill in effective course instruction, including classroom management, organization and development of course content and multi-modal instructional techniques; skill in written communication, including the development of letters, memos, presentations, and course materials; skill in oral communication, including large and small group presentations and class lectures; skill in case management, including tracking of student caseload and the collection and reporting of data; knowledge of and skill in computer usage, including Microsoft Office, e-mail, PeopleSoft Student Information System, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and use of the internet to complete research; ability to work primarily at off-site locations and travel regularly to various on- and off-campus work sites (including public schools and other NOVA Campuses); ability to collaborate effectively with high school and college personnel, including administrators, counselors, and staff; ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a diverse student population; ability to work occasional evenings and weekend hours.

Operation of a State Vehicle Occasional Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/04/2019 Close Date 04/04/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Background Check Statement

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional Information Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree in Counseling or a Master's Degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in counseling?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2
  2. Unofficial Transcript 3




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Posted: 3/6/2019
Application Due: 4/4/2019
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