Westchester Community College - Valhalla, NY

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Under the general supervision of the Director of Counseling and Student Development, this position assists students with the selection of career and curriculum choices and their requirements, aids the student in educational and life skill planning, provides academic advisement based upon the student ability to succeed, advises students of transfer and employment opportunities, conducts personal counseling and group activities which orient the student to academic life and guide the student toward self-analysis and development and where necessary, and makes referrals to both on and off-campus resources and community resources.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Master Degree in Guidance Counseling, Psychology, Sociology or a closely related field and two years of experience in the fields of admissions or guidance counseling is required. The successful candidate must also possess knowledge of college courses & programs, counseling techniques; experience in using interactive/community building software such as e-portfolios, Facebook, and the ability to relate to community college students of traditional college age as well as non-traditional students of various ages and diverse educational and socio-economic backgrounds. Effective oral and written communication skills are required. Bilingual verbal and written fluency preferred. Experience using student information systems such as PeopleSoft and course managers such as Blackboard or Angel is desirable.

SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $57,415 plus competitive benefits.

POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.

TO APPLY: Please send a resume, cover letter and two letters of recommendation to: . Please indicate “Counselorâ€in the subject line of the email or mail to:

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building Suite 111
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Priority will be given to applications received by May 3, 2013.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.

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