Counselor - Student Services

Counselor - Student Services


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166

Job Location

Rocky Mount and Tarboro Campuses


$35,945 - $53,917


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, November 15, 2021
Closes: Monday, November 29, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, January 4, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00 - 5:00, Friday 8:00 - 1:00

Reports to

Dean of Students

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Social Work/Human Services, Counseling, Psychology, Adult or Higher Education Administration or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum requirements plus work experience advising/counseling in higher education. Experience in the NC Community College System and with the Datatel/Colleague system.

Position Description

Provide counseling services that support students and community citizens in their personal, academic, social and career needs. Advise prospective and current students about academic programs, career pathways and career choices. Maintain academic records for students in Allied Health programs; coordinate activities related to admissions and assist with college recruiting. Develops and coordinates programs which contribute to overall development of student achievement.

Essential Duties

Administer and interpret appropriate diagnostic tools relative to admissions, interests, knowledge, and skills. 
Provide individual and group counseling for prospective students and community citizens that will assist in their growth, development, and progress in regard to admission, career/life, academic, social, and personal concerns.
Provide academic counseling for students. Assist students in interpreting the various programs of study offered by the college and in selecting and registering for classes to meet specific educational objectives; and disseminate information regarding financial aid to students.
Provide extensive counseling involving prior learning situations, applicable institutional offerings and the special needs, interests, and attributes of each individual; and provide personal counseling when crisis intervention is needed.
Coordinate admissions for specific Health Science programs.
Refer students to academic support services and campus resources to ensure their academic success and perseverance in school.
Assist students on academic probation or suspension.
Conduct presentations for students, schools and the community regarding personal, career and educational issues.
Participate in institutional staff development and other professional workshops both local and state related to career development.
Serve on various committees as assigned.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Attend all Student Services staff meetings.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as assigned by administration and supervision.

Job Post Contact

Jessica Balazsi, Director of Human Resources

Edgecombe Community College

2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886