Counselor (Temp FT) - Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

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Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

United States
(3002, 3402)

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Detailed Job Description

Provide support services to students including those with special needs through admissions, crisis, academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling. May refer students to various College offices and/or outside agencies to meet individual needs of students.  

Job Duties

1. Assist with preadmissions interviews by providing necessary direction for prospective students and inquiries from admission to completion.
2. Provide individual and/or group counseling on issues related to crisis, personal, transfer, career and academic concerns.
3. May provide academic advisement as stipulated in the AFT Contract for students through all steps of the registration procedure, including selecting a major and scheduling.
4. Assist students in the identification of career goals as they relate to enrollment at CCAC.
5. Provide referrals and follow-up with appropriate campus offices such as Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Career/Transfer Services, Job Placement, Supportive Services, and ACT 101.
6. Provide crisis intervention counseling and follow-up as needed with the Dean of Student Development.
7. Coordinate Placement Testing and other Academic diagnostic and standardized tests.
8. Interpret placement tests, career inventories and psychometric tests.
9. Assist with the development and implementation of early intervention and retention programs.
10. Work with Dean of Student Development to identify and recommend appropriate services designed to address student needs.
11. Assist with the acquisition and updating of materials in the Counseling Center.
12. Participate in staff development activities.
13. Assist with the development of special programs that reflect the diversity of the student population.
14. Participate in New Student Orientation.
15. Serve on campus and/or college committees.
16. Prepare and submit reports, as requested.
17. Provide input in the preparation of the operating and capital budgets.
18. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

Master's degree in counseling and two (2) years related experience required. College experience in counseling is preferred. Workload schedule may include evenings, Saturdays, as well as off-campus assignments.

Degrees must be from an accredited institution.

Salary Grade

Per Contract  

Additional Information

Applicants must electronically attach scanable unofficial transcripts when applying to this posting.

This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than August 28,2015. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

There are two full-time temporary positions available with benefits for the Fall 2015 semester only.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and its Board of Trustees are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment for all. College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment. The College CCAC does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, use of a guide or support animal due to disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran status, or age or use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical disability of any individual. Creating, supporting and sustaining a diverse community prepare our students to be effective in the world outside of CCAC.

The College also prohibits and will not engage in retaliation against any person who in good faith reports a violation of this policy, makes a claim of discrimination or harassment, provides information in an investigation of a potential violation of this policy, or otherwise engages in protected activity under the law. Questions may be addressed to

College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment.

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  • Counseling
  • Counselor (Temp FT)
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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