We are seeking a Student Support Services Program Counselor who will maintain a full time caseload and provide counseling and academic support to assigned students. The SSS 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
Provide individual and group counseling to assigned students including academic advisement, career and life planning, and transfer counseling
Coordinate leadership development, educational, cultural and social activities for program participants
Assist with the development, administration, and evaluation of retention programs including the learning communities’ initiative, career planning, and new student orientation
Monitor student progress and recommend appropriate interventions and services
Assist in the identification and implementation of development and instructional support resources for the special needs program participants
Maintain accurate records of student caseload
Make referrals, as needed, to social and community agencies and College offices
Teach assigned section of the College Experience course each semester
Participate in professional development and/or in-service training as provided by the College and USDOE
Perform related duties, including Saturday and evening duties as assigned by the Program Director
Strong verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills
A minimum of two years' experience in an urban environment working with academically disadvantaged students preferred
Master’s degree in Student personnel Services, Counseling, Social Work, or related field
Experience in working with academically disadvantaged students in an urban setting
Former State or Federal Opportunity Program recipients are encouraged to apply
The completion of a background check will be required for the selected candidate.
About Passaic County Community College
PCCC offers high-quality, flexible, educational and cultural programs that meet the needs of Passaic County residents. The College provides its students with a strong general education foundation for further study and opportunities for career preparation and lifelong learning. Impassioned by our commitment to student progress and program completion, the College strives to address a wide variety of student learning needs through excellence in teaching, innovative and effective use of technology, multiple instructional methods and developmental and ESL programs that provide access to college-level programs. The College?s supportive learning environment fosters student success and faculty excellence. Through a culture of evidence and inquiry, the College is an effective steward of its physical, financial, and intellectual resources.