Counselor Temporary Pool

Community College of Allegheny County

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Counselor Temporary Pool

Position Title: Counselor Temporary Pool

Department: Counseling

Campus: College Wide

Additional Information: This posting is a pool and not for any specific position. Job duties listed in this posting are general in nature and will vary depending on location. Specific job duties will be explained during interview. This is a temporary part-time position with option for medical benefits at full employee cost..

Transcripts: Applicants must electronically attach scanable unofficial transcripts when applying to this posting.

Work hours (for hourly positions): Days and hours vary according to class schedule and the needs of the College and Department.

Salary Grade: N/A

Job Category: Adjunct/Faculty

Job Type: Temporary Part-Time

General Summary: Provide support services to students including those with special needs through admissions, crisis, academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling. May refer students to various College offices and/or outside agencies to meet individual needs of students.


Master's degree in counseling and two (2) years related experience required. College experience in counseling is preferred especially from a community college. Experience with individual and group counseling; experience in student development services, psychometric testing and measurements. Excellent verbal and writing skills.


1. Assist with preadmissions interviews by providing necessary direction for prospective students and inquiries from admission to completion.
2. Provide individual and/or group counseling on issues related to crisis, personal, transfer, career and academic concerns.
3. May provide academic advisement as stipulated in the AFT Contract for students through all steps of the registration procedure, including selecting a major and scheduling.
4. Assist students in the identification of career goals as they relate to enrollment at CCAC.
5. Provide referrals and follow-up with appropriate campus offices such as Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Career/Transfer Services, Job Placement, Supportive Services, and ACT 101.
6. Provide crisis intervention counseling and follow-up as needed with the Dean of Student Development.
7. Coordinate Placement Testing and other Academic diagnostic and standardized tests.
8. Interpret placement tests, career inventories and psychometric tests.
9. Assist with the development and implementation of early intervention and retention programs.
10. Work with Dean of Student Development to identify and recommend appropriate services designed to address student needs.
11. Assist with the acquisition and updating of materials in the Counseling Center.
12. Participate in staff development activities.
13. Assist with the development of special programs that reflect the diversity of the student population.
14. Participate in New Student Orientation.
15. Serve on campus and/or college committees.
16. Prepare and submit reports, as requested.
17. Provide input in the preparation of the operating and capital budgets.
18. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here.

Vaccination: Effective November 1, 2021, as a condition of employment, all new employees of Community College of Allegheny County must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of their vaccination or have received an approved exemption to be an employee. Prospective employees who are offered a position can request an exemption from this vaccine requirement for religious or documented medical reasons. Exemption requests will be reviewed for approval on a case-by-case basis by the Office of Human Resources.

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The Community College of Allegheny County, located in Pittsburgh, is the largest institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania.

The college serves approximately 30,000 credit students through our four campuses, five centers and online programming. An additional 35,000 students per year enhance their knowledge and job skills through thousands of CCAC non-credit and workforce development courses.

Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in a changing global society.

The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce. Stakeholders have strong personal connections with CCAC and support it as a sound investment in community and economic vitality.

The Mission of the Community College of Allegheny County is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.

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