P/T Academic Counselor-Veterans Center - Bunker Hill Community College in Boston Massachusetts

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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job Description:

  • Provide the array of traditional student support services including enrollment,  financial aid, academic career/vocational,  and transfer advising; administer and interpret academic  and personal assessments; develop and administer support workshops in collaboration with other College offices; consult with faculty and staff; explore supporting resources and make appropriate referral; and serve as a liaison to community agencies.
  • Assist with the advisement and registration of new students regarding their academic plan, course selection/sequencing, curriculum/concentration selection and changes, and transition issues.
  • Monitor and provide support to students who are on academic probation
  • Provide assistance and support for special student programming related to student retention.
  • Participate in the implementation of the College's Life map initiative, a comprehensive philosophy of engaging students in the creation and continued assessment of an academic, career and life plan.
  • Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology or a closely related field; with three {3) years experience and/or training involving college admissions, academic advisement, career development,  or program/project  management;  or an equivalent  combination  of education, training and experience
  • Experience working with students in a student services/client services or equivalent setting
  • Proficiency in student information systems as well as MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent, demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Experience working with the Veterans community and/or as a Veterans advisor preferred.

BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant. The College, ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than fifty percent are women.

Additional Information

Pay rate: $25.50 per hour for 18 hours per week. No benefits.

Grade 5, Unit-Professional position

Review Date:  To Ensure Consideration Application Materials Must Be Received By April 10, 2014.

Application Instructions

Submit Cover Letter and Resume Addressing the Required Qualifications to:  www.bhcc.mass.edu/employment. Fax transcript files to (617)-228-3328

Keyword Phrases

  • Veterans Center
  • P/T Academic Counselor-Veterans Center
  • Achieving the Dream
  • Embrace Diversity
  • LifeMap
  • Career Counseling and Placement
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter