Student Services Counselor, PT Hourly

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Student Services Counselor, PT Hourly

FLCC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and strives to provide an environment that embodies these principles. We strive to attract talented personnel from diverse backgrounds and traditions, particularly of race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, culture, religion, worldview and physical and mental abilities. As such, applicants from historically under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

The Student Services Counselor works with matriculated and non-matriculated full- and part-time students to promote awareness of support services and meet the identified needs of these populations. The Counselor works collaboratively with campus centers to provide short term and crisis counseling services and emergency services to students. The counselor assists students in reaching their goals by gaining knowledge of self, as well as awareness of College and community resources to meet their specific needs.

$20/hour, approximately 20 hours/week, 10 month position.

1. Qualifications:

A. Educational Background: Master’s degree in Counseling or Social Work.

B. Experience: Minimum of two years counseling experience; experience in a community college setting is preferred.

C. Special Skills: Ability and desire to work with heterogeneous student population to provide a variety of counseling and advisement services. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in order to safeguard the privacy of students. Computer proficiency required. Occasional weekend and evening hours may be required.

2. Essential Functions:

Student Intervention:

  1. Provide outreach, support and follow-up to students referred to Community Standards and Counseling from intake reports, student intervention committee employees, students, parents and others.
  2. Provide evaluation, crisis assessment and short term intervention services to students.
  3. Serve as a primary contact for Community Standards and Counseling to the Campus Centers.
  4. Respond to crisis situations by using established procedures in collaboration with the office of the AVP of Student Affairs and Crisis Response Team.
  • Provide consultation to faculty, staff, students, parents and others regarding student behavioral concerns.
  • Review and document student records, (e.g., RADAR/Starfish) reports and crisis response incidents. Maintain appropriate records as required by currently accepted standards of professional practice.
  • Support and enhance the healthy growth and development of students through consultation, outreach, and referral to the campus community, community providers, and other services outside the college as appropriate.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with and a current referral list of helping professionals in the community.
  • Respond to and coordinate services for addressing emergency student needs (e.g., loans, food insecurity, supplies, housing, etc.) along with College and affiliated entity stakeholders.
  • ???????Student Development:

    1. Review on a periodic basis the services/activities offered in order to meet identified needs of full and part time student populations.
    2. Serve in an advocacy role in supporting student needs relating to the Division of Student Affairs.


    1. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Community Standards and Counseling.

    Application Instructions:

    Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents via online:

    1. Resume/Cv
    2. Cover letter

    Applications will only be accepted online.

    ???????Finger Lakes Community College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission based on an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education.





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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/20/2019
    Application Due: 12/19/2019
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