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Faculty Counselor (Full Time) - Cedar Valley College

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Cedar Valley
Work Schedule: Various Shifts (Including some nights and weekends)

Job Title Code
FC1, FC2, FC3, FC4

Salary Level
F01, F02, F03, F04

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$50,000 annually (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)

Business Travel


Position Type

Position Summary
Counselors are educators whose unique professional preparation and experience qualify them to function as consultants and intervention specialists. Within these roles, counselors interact with students, instructors, and administrators to facilitate career, academic, and personal development while also serving in a resource capacity for the community.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service.

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Master’s degree or higher in related discipline plus 18 graduate hours. One year of demonstrated teaching experience required. Official transcripts will be required at time of interview. ***Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
They perform professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the supervisor. Specifically, counselors function in the following areas. Instructional Activities: A. Teaches assigned schedule of classes, maintains office hours, and performs according to instructional guidelines. B. Serves as consultant to faculty colleagues. C. Participates in instructional staff development. Educational Advisement and Career Counseling: A. Informs students of opportunities available to them in the college and the community. B. Assists students in planning long- term programs consistent with their potential and interests. C. Teaches skills involved in the process of information utilization and decision-making. Counseling Activities: A. Provides counseling for students requesting help with educational vocational, social, and personal concerns on a scheduled or walk-in basis. B. Serves as an information resource, e.g. 1. Test availability resource 2. Articulation process (high school/college). 3. Career information. 4. Outside agency referral. C. Publicizes counseling center activities. D. Provides programs for specialized human needs individually or in groups, e.g. 1. Crisis intervention. 2. Stress reduction. 3. Personal, social, and intercultural understanding. E. Maintains program of appropriate retention activities. Division Liaison Activities: A. Acquires knowledge of programs. B. Understands individual course content. C. Attends appropriate meetings. D. Communicates to students occupational trends related to program of study. E. Provides services that meet the unique needs of students within assigned division. F. Publicizes services to students within that division. Staff Development Activities: A. Participates in design and implementation of staff development activities. B. Attends relevant professional conferences and workshops. C. Pursues professional development through advanced graduate work, seminars, and/or appropriate activities. Marketing: A. Contacts high schools in service area. B. Participates in appropriate community activities. Performs duties as assigned.

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