This counseling position serves as a academic success counselor who provides counseling and programming for students who are on academic probation, returning from suspension/dismissal or at risk for dropout for other factors. The counselor will provide the leadership in the advising, counseling and program planning for students who are not in good academic standing. Collaborates with academic success advisors/counselors to coordinate departmental retention programming. Counselors provide instruction in Student Development (SDV) courses. The position services students for academic advising during walk-in hours for Student Services. He or she will assist students online using various media to promote student success and retention. The Academic Success Counselor will design and implement programs and webinars related college success skills, satisfactory academic progress, and academic probation. The counselor will collaborate with college faculty, staff and administrators as he or she works with students. The counselor will also participate in campus or college committees and special projects.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
Collaborates with key student services staff at the campus level for retention planning and programming. Represents Loudoun pertaining to the college-wide efforts in retention and academic success. Provides SDV instruction. Counsels individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting their educational or vocational situations. Advises students regarding educational issues, such as course and program selection, class scheduling, registration, and career planning. The counselor will be required to work some evening and weekend hours including, but not limited to, one weekday evening per week and on Saturdays at the beginning of each semester.
Minimum Qualifications :
Master's degree in Counseling or a master’s degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Counseling coursework.
Advising and teaching experience in a community college setting. Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Internal Number: 23553
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.