Student Counselor

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Job Title:

Student Counselor

Employment Status:



Chemistry and Physics

Purpose of Job:

To enhance the participants experience at Alcorn State University’s LSMAMP High School to College Bridge Program while taking responsibility for the general well being of each participants.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The counselor serves as a role model for others which includes assuming responsibility for creating an environment in which personal and social growth may occur.
The Counselor is a leader in the residence halls and must possess leadership abilities in terms of interpersonal skills, a commitment to his/her job description and goals of the Summer Bridge Program and a willingness to be a positive role model on and off campus.
The counselor accepts the diversity of beliefs, values, and interests of the program participants. The Counselor must be consistent in behavior toward all participants regardless of race, ethic background, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and religion.

Essential Job Functions :

Complete room check-in/check-out procedures.
Assist in chaperoning field trips.
Assist with planning and implementing evening and weekend activities.
Counselors must attend to all LSMAMP Participants needs and work directly with students


Available for employment from June 6- June 25, 2021.
Academic classification of junior or above at time of employment is suggested.
Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at time of employment.
In good standing with Alcorn State University.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively
Possess excellent organizational skills
Demonstrate knowledge and skill in areas designated as bridge program areas
Minimum computer skills
Interest in working with incoming college freshman in an advisory & mentoring capacity in a residential community.

Posted Salary Range:

$750.00 - Stipend

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas:


Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds:


Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds:


Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds:


Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds:

Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds:

Not Required



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Open Until Filled:


EEO Statement:

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.




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Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 7/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time