Counselor, Student Services and Career and College Promise (Ashe Campus)

Counselor, Student Services and Career and College Promise (Ashe Campus)

Employer

Wilkes Community College
1328 South Collegiate Drive
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Phone: 336-838-6100

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the college salary plan. All WCC positions are subject to budget approval.

Benefits

Full-time

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, July 26, 2018
Closes: Friday, August 24, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, September 17, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Full-time

Employment Type

Full-time

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a Masters degree in counseling, student development or a related field. Licensed professional counselor or licensure eligible will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a Masters degree in counseling, student development or a related field. Licensed professional counselor or licensure eligible will be considered.

Position Description

This is a full-time, multi-faceted, 12-month position at the Ashe Campus. Responsibilities include assisting and informing students regarding a full range of student services processes, including, but not limited to, admissions and new student orientation, serving as primary contact for students at the Ashe Campus requiring counseling, advising assigned students, and recruiting, coordinating, and managing Career and College Promise (dual enrollment) activities for the Ashe Campus.

Job Duties

Duties Include:

Ashe Campus Counselor/Student Services 
• Provide admission interviews and informational sessions
• Conduct new student orientation sessions
• Provide referral services to students, faculty, and staff in support of Student Services
• Refer students to comprehensive community programs as needed to support the students’ well-being
• Provide academic advisement, career guidance and registration 
• Facilitate student activities for the Ashe Campus, including the recruitment of student ambassadors, budget management, and event planning. 
• Assist in providing the WCC Drug Education Program for the Ashe Campus
• Provide workshops/services to classes as requested
• Serve as health sciences academic advisor
• Administer and interpret personality, aptitude, and vocational interest inventories

Career & College Promise 
• Manage the Career and College Promise program in conjunction with the Career Coach and Director of Curriculum & Student Services at the Ashe Campus, including recruitment, placement testing, and registration of students, marketing of the program to the community, assisting with scheduling of courses, and collaborating with Ashe County High School to build enrollment and to identify new or emerging opportunities
• Manage the distribution and collection of textbooks for Career & College Promise in coordination with bookstore personnel at the Ashe Campus. 
• Assist the director of Career and College Promise in disseminating information about the program, collecting data, and providing a holistic approach to the program across the college
• Serve as liaison and coordinate communication between academic divisions and Ashe County High School regarding scheduling and other instruction and student- related items
• Serve as chair of the Career & College Promise Leadership team

Other Duties
• Participate in professional development activities
• Instruct courses or seminars as required
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Curriculum and Student Services of the Ashe Campus
• Demonstrate commitment to the college’s mission, vision and core values
• Support the college’s initiatives to enhance the critical thinking skills and global awareness of our students
• Serve on division and college committees, as assigned
• Some evening work will be required
• Understand the mission and organization of the NC Community College System

How to Apply

Please apply online at http://jobs.wilkescc.edu/postings/1695 .

Job Post Contact

Sherry Cox