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Senior Academic Counselor-Student Affairs (Temporary)-reopened

Bunker Hill Community College
Boston, MA

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Job Details

Category:: Professional Staff
Department:: Student Affairs
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: Dec 5, 2022
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: UNP
Position ID:: 156553

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Bunker Hill is also a Hispanic Service Institution, defined as an institution that has an enrollment of undergrad full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.

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Job Description:

I. Provide comprehensive counseling and advising programs and services to students to

enhance their personal, professional, and educational development.

A. Provide psychological counseling and related services.

1. Serve as advocate for students and student issues.

2. Make referrals to outside practitioners/agencies for counseling or social service


3. Counsel students on personal/psychological issues/concerns.

4. Consult/confer with mental health practitioners/providers regarding clients' needs.

5. Respond to psychological emergencies; provide crisis intervention.

6. Review assessment instruments/reports to assess students psychological needs.

II. Maintain professional knowledge in job related areas including College, local, state, and

federal laws and regulations, and those of the professional area.

A. Ensure compliance with best practices in the field

1. Remain updated on emerging trends and best practices in her job related areas,

through professional associations, professional literature, participating in

workshops, training sessions, and professional development opportunities.

B. Active member of CARE Team

1. Remain up to date on emerging trends and best practices in Behavioral Intervention

Teams best practices.

2. Update information on students in the electronic systems when needed.

3. Continue assessment, interventions and referrals of students referred to CARE

when needed.

C. Assist in the development of and present psycho-educational programs.

1. Assess institutional/student needs, and design and deliver workshops and other

programs for students to support their development/wellness.


  • Master's degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or closely related field; with ten (10) years' experience that includes psychological counseling, psycho-therapy services, crisis intervention, social work, and personal computer operations; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Must hold a current licensure in counseling psychology, social work or alcohol and other drug counseling

Additional Information:

Salary Range: Grade 6; $59,939.00 - $64,615.00. Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education and Experience in Accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Full state Benefits.

This position is eligible for on-campus and partial telework options.

Grade: 6 Unit-Professional position

Review Date: Open until filled

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

If you need assistance applying through this website please contact our online Help Desk HERE


Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus urban institution, its main campus situated in the historic Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A second campus is located in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts; five satellites are located in the local communities of Cambridge, Chinatown, Revere, Somerville and Boston’s South End.

Founded in 1973 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BHCC enrolls more than 8,100 students in day, evening, weekend, web-based and distance learning courses and programs. The College offers more than 68 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare students for successful employment and transfer to four-year universities. Internationally recognized for development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction, BHCC is a leader in distance-learning technologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment. The College also has expansive course offerings in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education.

One of the largest colleges in the state’s community college system, BHCC incorporates multi cultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With students from 90 countries, and students of color comprising more than half of the student’s population, BHCC is one of the more diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The average age of students is 28, nearly two-thirds are women and the majority of students work while attending college. An expansive array of student services supports the varied needs of the BHCC students.

A leader in workforce education, the College’s academic and technical programs offered at two campuses, five satellites and through distance learning models, reflect the workforce of the local and regional economy. The additional resources of the Workforce Development Center and ACT Center further support the Greater Boston communities’ employment training needs. 

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