EOP Counselor (FT)

JOB SUMMARY:

The EOP Counselor will maintain a counseling relationship with program students
by providing individual and group counseling sessions relating to academic,
financial, career and personal counseling matters; submit periodic and semester
counseling reports as required by the Director; participate in the EOP orientation
program; maintain office hours; work with students in the pre-freshman summer
program; provide support to the EOP admissions process; maintain logs of daily
counseling activities; monitor filing of financial aid applications; and participate in
campus/community activities that involve EOP students.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Bachelor’s degree in counseling, college student personnel, or related field
required. Master’s degree preferred.
 One to two years of experience providing personal, academic, financial or
career counseling to students in a postsecondary setting.
 Demonstrated ability to work with students from historically disadvantaged
and culturally diverse backgrounds.
 Valid NYS Driver’s License. 
 Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience as listed
above.
 General knowledge of methods used in keeping financial accounts and
records.
 Proficiency in current operating system used: Microsoft Office software,
particularly Outlook/Google, Word and Excel.  Knowledge of Jenzabar EX is
a plus.
 Excellent interpersonal skills as necessary for working with diverse groups
of people with varying backgrounds. Must communicate effectively with
staff, faculty, administrators, students, athletes, and parents.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide one on one and/or group counseling to program students
  • Provide academic coaching, study skills and soft skill development to program students
  • Academically advise and register program students
  • Provide financial counseling and guide students in maintaining satisfactory academic progress.
  • Provide career and transfer advisement to program students
  • Assist program students through the EOP application and admissions process
  • Participate in the EOP Orientation program
  • Work with students and participate in the pre-freshman summer program
  • Assist the EOP Director with planning and implementing the pre-freshman summer program
  • Offer office hours for program students
  • Creates and conducts workshops for program students
  • Maintain logs of daily counseling, advising or coaching activities
  • Submit periodic or semester reports as required by the Director
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records on the program and preparing status and statistical reports
  • Establishes and maintains records on student performance
  • Participates in campus/community activities that involve EOP students
  • Perform other duties that are consistent with the EOP Counselor position, including participation on campus wide committees and attendance at meetings
  • Additional hours will be required evenings and weekends in support of special projects and events.
  • Local travel required. Overnight travel may be required

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Provide one on one and/or group counseling to program students
 Provide academic coaching, study skills and soft skill development to
program students
 Academically advise and register program students
 Provide financial counseling and guide students in maintaining satisfactory
academic progress.
 Provide career and transfer advisement to program students
 Participate in the EOP Orientation program
 Work with students and participate in the pre-freshman summer program
 Offer office hours for program students
 Creates and conducts workshops for program students
 Maintain logs of daily counseling, advising or coaching activities
 Submit periodic or semester reports as required by the Director
 Establishes and maintains records on student performance
 Participates in campus/community activities that involve EOP students
 Perform other duties that are consistent with the EOP Counselor position,
including participation on campus wide committees and attendance at
meetings
 Additional hours will be required evenings and weekends in support of
special projects and events
 Local travel required. Overnight travel may be required
 Performs other duties as assigned by the EOP Director.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; the review of resumes will
be on-going. The full salary range is $50,000 to $55,000. Please submit your cover
letter, resume, and the contact information including emails for 3 professional
references.


SUNY Sullivan Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity College

SCCC is an equal opportunity employer.  SCCC is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  SCCC encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

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