Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior EOF Counselor for the School of Arts and Sciences Educational Opportunity Fund (SASEOF) Program. This position reports to a School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program Manager. The Senior EOF Counselor provides holistic comprehensive academic, career, student life and personal counseling, develops intervention strategies for college success, and makes referrals to appropriate University offices and departments for an assigned caseload of students admitted to the University through the SASEOF Program.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Serves on SASEOF, Student Access and Educational Equity (SAEE), and other University-wide committees, performing academic and student development related tasks, teaching a section of the RU 1st Seminar, as well as developing goal setting, leadership, and programming activities that promote academic achievement.
Provides academic, personal, career, and financial guidance and counseling to assigned students and others who require or request assistance.
Meets with students in assigned caseload to develop short and long-term goals to produce future outcomes with the primary objective of graduation and success after graduation. Works with students toward desired academic and achievable objectives.
Works in collaboration with the EOF Managers, Directors, and Student Access and Educational Equity (SAEE) to develop, implement, and assess programs and activities that foster the academic success and facilitate students' personal, social growth and leadership development.
Serves as active participant of Summer Institute planning and implementation.
Provides professional guidance and support to newly admit coming students.
Participates in programs and activities developed to support student adjustment and achievement.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or student development.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong written and verbal skills required, and the ability to work on group projects and team-oriented tasks.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Two years of substantive counseling, teaching, or related student development experience in a college setting.
Demonstrated ability and skill in addressing the issues and factors impacting at-risk college students.
Student life experience, and familiarity with the college student financial aid process.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was ...at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.