Assistant Director of Counseling and Advising

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Posting Number: F004473

Position Status: Full Time

Assignment Length: This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded: No

Category: APT

Class Code: 13

Pay Rate: Commensurate with education and experience.

Location: Trinity River

Department: TR Counseling Services

Job Summary

Assists the director in the development and implementation of all district and campus strategies, procedures and services related to academic advising and counseling on the campus.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Performance Requirements*

  • Coordinates Retention Initiatives and Programs including Early Alert (TCC Academic Life Line Alert)
  • Manages and supervises office and staff as delegated by Director, including scheduling staff, planning and implementation of regular staff meetings and communications
  • Assists with Advising Case Management, including documentation of advisor assignments and visits
  • Assists with Counseling Case Management for students on academic success plans, which includes students on academic and financial aid suspension
  • Serves as counselor and provides individual or group counseling (crisis counseling, students on academic and financial aid suspension, etc.)
  • Assists with the development and implementation of counselor and academic advisor training and training materials. Assists with ongoing professional staff development including teamwork, leadership, and communication skills
  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
  • Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College
  • Performs Other Related Tasks as Required

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or directly related counseling area
  • Three (3) years counseling experience in higher education, K-12, or clinical setting with a minimum of one (1) year of experience in higher education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three (3) years management experience supervising employees, office administration and program management
  • Credentialed in one or more of the following: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Counseling and academic experience in a community college environment
  • Bilingual in Spanish

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience in human relations and communication skills and ability to work with a diverse staff
  • Experience with retention programs at the college or university level


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Contact: Deidra Turner

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