The Vocational Support Services (VSS) Advisor is responsible for providing complete organizational information and services to students across a number of disciplines that may include admissions, financial aid, academic advising, career services, international students, and disability services. The VSS Advisor provides professional-level career counseling and/or academic advisement and provides direct student assistance in career development activities. The VSS Advisor is responsible for coordinating internal and external partnerships to enhance services; making referrals for resources to assist in the students' career and educational success; and serving as the liaison between high schools, students, employers and the college. The responsibilities of the VSS Advisor include, but are not limited to: facilitating student orientations; guiding students' career decisions and class selection; tracking the advancement of students and providing case management and assistance for at-risk students; and assisting students with job searches, resume preparation, and placement or transfer.
Bachelor's required, Master’s preferred in student personnel, education, psychology, human resources or related field.
Minimum of two years full-time experience in the professional area.
Experience in counseling, psychology or related field with an adult population.
Must have supervised personnel and administered program directly related to the professional area for a minimum of two years.
Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a grant-funded position through June 30, 2021. Continuation contingent upon future funding.
Internal Number: 8906
About Prince George's Community College
Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution. The Chief of ...Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.