Assistant Director for Counseling Services
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.The anticipated start date for this position is June 1, 2017.
|Functional Title||Assistant Director for Counseling Services|
|Position Type||Administration - Staff|
Student Support Services (SSS) is a TRIO-grant support program designed to maximize academic performance for UNCG students who are first-generation, from modest income backgrounds, or who have a disability, and who also demonstrate academic need for services.
The Assistant Director for Counseling Services coordinates all aspects of counseling services for students in the SSS program, including: academic counseling, graduate school/career counseling, financial literacy, and personal counseling. The Assistant Director carries out duties as both a counselor and as supervisor of the peer mentoring program. Additionally, the Assistant Director works closely with the TRIO staff to advise and support the 200 students enrolled in the SSS program.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director for Counseling Services supervises 3-4 peer mentors each academic year. Supervision includes recruiting, hiring, training, and developing mentors throughout the year to support the needs of students seeking peer mentor guidance. The position requires strong management techniques, attention to detail, and an strong desire to help students overcome obstacles so they can graduate from college.
The candidate must have a Master’s degree in community, school, or college counseling and student development. Additionally, the candidate must have at least 1-2 years of direct counseling/administrative experience. The candidate should have some experience or be familiar with the unique challenges facing first-generation college students.
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
The anticipated start date for this position is June 1, 2017.
|Org #-Department||Special Support Services - 10912|
|Job Open Date||03/17/2017|
|For Best Consideration Date||04/07/2017|
|Job Close Date|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Type of Appointment||1.0 (Full-Time)|
|Time Limited Duration||
8/31/2017 – with option for renewal
|Number of Months per Year||12|
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