CFCC Downtown Campus
Closes: Monday, November 30, 2020
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
- Master’s degree in Counseling/Counselor Education with at least one (1) year of postsecondary student counseling/academic advising experience or at least two (2) years of responsible high school student counseling/academic advising experience
- Master’s degree in a Human Service field with at least two (2) years of postsecondary student counseling/academic advising experience.
- At least one (1) year of postsecondary counseling/advising experience
- Community College counseling experience is strongly preferred
To perform a variety of duties that involve providing information and support to students in an effort to increase retention. Duties include academic, and personal counseling; sharing information about program requirements, admissions requirements, course and program requirements and related matters; offer workshops and community resource collaboration to promote holistic wellness
Perform the following functions while monitoring and assisting students on assigned caseload:
- Provide personal counseling and support for a variety of concerns (i.e.: mental health, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, grief, Title IX, wellness, etc.) make appropriate community referrals as needed
- Offer workshop and community resource collaborations to promote holistic wellness.
- Provide information and assistance to continuing and prospective students regarding the policies and procedures of the college, including admissions, academic and graduation requirements; assist students in interpreting the college catalog
- Manage a large caseload of students with regular communication using AVISO Retention Software
- Provide students with general course requirements, prerequisite information and transfer requirements; review transfer credits with students; refer students to appropriate staff for specific program information
- Assist students in setting academic and career goals
- Discuss program options for students who are considering a major change.
- Assist students with withdrawal from classes; make referrals to on campus and community resources as needed to address concerns that result in withdrawal from a class or classes
- Assist students who are classified as being on Academic Warning; develop strategies for success
- Assist students with academic and personal concerns to increase retention
- Assist students transferring to various colleges and universities; refer students to resource materials to obtain information about colleges; contact educational institutions to receive current admissions information; work with college Career and Technical academic areas to increase transferability of programs to other colleges
- Serve as a liaison between students and faculty to clarify issues and problems; recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints
- Implement student success and retention strategies to ensure student success.
- Participate in the planning and organizing of student registration; coordinate and participate in special counseling activities