Location: Morrisville, NY Category: Administrative and Professional Staff Posted On: Wed Feb 19 2020 Job Description:
The State University of New York's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides access, academic support and financial aid to students who show promise for succeeding in college but who may not have otherwise been offered admission. Available primarily to full-time, matriculated students, the program supports students throughout their college careers within the University. EOP strives to support all students in their efforts to become successful college students thereby progressing to successful professional careers.
SUNY Morrisville is looking for a dynamic individual to work with students enrolled at SUNY Morrisville through the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). EOP provides access and services for students who have been historically disadvantaged. The EOP Counselor will advise EOP students on college transition, which include academic success, fiscal responsibility, and career choice. The EOP counselor will also develop and present workshops related to such issues. The counselor may also teach freshman experience or other similar skill building courses to EOP students. The EOP Counselor also participates in the development and execution of the EOP Pre-College Summer Institute, prepares reports, keeps accurate records as necessary, and aids in the assessment of the EOP program. The counselor will interact with the campus community and state on behalf of EOP students and the program, as well as participate in campus wide committees and activities.
Serve as advisor for EOP students
Develop and present workshops and orientations
Meet with academic advisors and/or faculty
Support and advise the development of the pre-college summer institute
Serve as chaperon for pre-college summer institute activities
Attend staff meetings and EOP student programs
Serve on EOP committees and other campus-wide committees
Attend and participate in campus-wide meetings
Serve as EOP Advisory Board and campus departments' liaison
Participate in campus orientations, open houses, and other recruiting activities
Complete and/or prepare reports
Maintain accurate and comprehensive counseling records
A minimum of a bachelor's degree required (Master's preferred); experience working with high school or college students identified as at risk and teaching experience strongly preferred
Demonstrated ability to work independently and to organize events/workshops
Demonstrated ability to produce and create co-curricular programming
Experience with various assessment and program evaluation strategies
SUNY Morrisville State is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE
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SUNY Morrisville, a college that leverages the expansive resources of the State University of New York, is a model of innovative applied education. Located in the center of New York State, the college offers students hands-on, experiential learning in modern classrooms and specialized facilities, many of which are rare or one-of-a-kind in higher education. Morrisville's 3,000 students – who come from diverse backgrounds across the state and around the world – choose from more than 80 associate and bachelor degree programs that embrace agriculture, technology, business, social sciences, including Psychology, Criminal Justice, and the liberal arts. An internship program that prepares students for success in the 21st-century workplace ranks among the top ten in the nation. At Morrisville, motivated students work alongside talented faculty members – many with field experience – to imagine, build, and test practical, sustainable solutions to some of the fundamental questions confronting a shrinking world with diminishing resources.