Student Development Specialist
Ocean County College - Toms River, NJ

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A. Management/Administrative Operations
1. Establish relationships with faculty and staff at both OCC and Kean@Ocean.
2. Prepare reports as required.
3. Participate in outcomes assessment to determine effectiveness of services.
4. Revise activities as determined by outcomes assessment and evaluation.
5. Recommend changes to the delivery of services as needed.
6. Provide timely feedback and information to Director.
7. Maintain appropriate competency in contemporary computer technology.
8. Perform other duties as assigned. (M.E.)

B. Counseling
1. Provide personal counseling to students to address developmental issues that may interfere with academic success.
2. Manage student crisis situations with appropriate interventions.
3. Conduct comprehensive intake assessment and interview with students.
4. Maintain and update client files and documentation as determined by department.
5. Provide individual and group services as needed.
6. Provide comprehensive services to academically at-risk students to foster academic success.
7. Conduct case management with counseling staff.
8. Develop referral network to provide additional services to clients.
9. Refer clients to external agencies, resources and professionals as required.
10. Provide counseling services according to the Code of Ethics of professional counseling or related association.

C. Consultative Services
1. Provide consultative services to faculty, staff and administrators regarding student behavior and issues.

Salary Range:
$25.15 per hour

Required Qualifications:
A. Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or a comparable program in Student Personnel Services or Human Services which prepares specifically for counseling positions.
B. Minimum of three years’ relevant experience providing direct counseling services to clients.
C. Minimum of two years’ experience counseling clients in distress or crisis situations.
D. Demonstrated, in depth knowledge of personal counseling techniques, strategies and theories.
E. Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and group communication skills.
F. Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office, and web-based sites.

Preferred Qualifications:
A. A strong working knowledge of the issues related to traditional college-aged students and non-traditional adult students returning to college.
B. Knowledge of student development theories.
C. Counseling in a college setting, preferably community college.
D. Knowledge of academic and career counseling.
E. Licensed counselor or license eligibility in New Jersey.

Posting Date:

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Anticipated Start Date:
April 2014

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must have some flexibility in hours; could require several Saturday hours over the course of the year.

Hours of Work:
varies; up to 910 hours per year

Days of Work:
Other - please specify below

If other, please specify:
coordinates work hours/days with other part time Student Development Specialist so that all school hours are covered

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