Student Support Services Program Academic Counselor

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Overview of Position

We are seeking a Student Support
Services Program Academic Counselor who will maintain a full time caseload and provide counseling and academic support to assigned students.
The SSS Academic Counselor will also assist in all aspects of program development, recruitment, outreach, and evaluation.

This is a
full-time, grant-funded, administrative position.

Examples of Duties

  1. Provide individual and group counseling
    to assigned students including academic advisement, career and life planning, and transfer counseling   
  2. Coordinate leadership
    development, educational, cultural and social activities for program participants
  3. Assist with the development, administration, and
    evaluation of retention programs including the learning communities’ initiative, career planning, and new student orientation  
  4. Monitor student progress and recommend appropriate interventions and services
  5. Assist in the identification and
    implementation of development and instructional support resources for the special needs program participants
  6. Maintain accurate
    records of student caseload    
  7. Make referrals, as needed, to social and community agencies and College offices
  8. Teach
    assigned section of the College Experience course each semester
  9. Participate in professional development and/or in-service training
    as provided by the College and USDOE
  10. Perform related duties, including Saturday and evening duties as assigned by the Program


  1. Strong verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  2. A minimum
    of two years experience in an urban environment working with academically disadvantaged students preferred
  3. Master’s degree in
    Student personnel Services, Counseling, Social Work, or related field
  4. Experience in working with academically disadvantaged students
    in an urban setting
  5. Former State or Federal Opportunity Program recipients are encouraged to apply


The completion of a background check will be required for the selected candidate.