Provides personal counseling and academic success advising and coaching for at-risk students in crisis and those experiencing issues impacting academic performance, referring out to community resources as appropriate. Develops, provides and assesses college-wide alcohol and other drug use prevention seminars, and conducts student assessment in relation to student conduct sanction follow-up.
Advises and coaches at-risk students in developing academic, social, and life skills to facilitate success (i.e. time management, study skills, etc.).
Facilitates the design and delivery of "being a successful student" seminar and other retention programming for students at risk of losing good academic standing and/or financial aid eligibility.
Serves as an Early Alert coach for at-risk students identified as needing counseling or community resources.
Provides drug and alcohol sanction assessment, counseling, and follow up.
Assists with completion of the College's Drug and Alcohol Abuse Program Prevention Plan (DAAPP) biennial report.
Provides workshops and services to special groups and for alcohol and other drug use prevention programming.
Serves as confidential resource and advocate for students related to Title IX concerns.
Provides personal counseling for students referred via the student disciplinary sanctions process.
Implements Addiction, Recovery, and Coping (ARC) and mental health/wellness focused events throughout the academic year.
Plans and presents professional development workshops related to substance use, mental health, and student behavior.
Serves on community committees and boards as it relates to drug and alcohol use prevention/treatment, mental health, homelessness, and other topics directly related to student access and success.
Assists students in developing affirmative life skills, including strategic goal planning; decision making; interactive learning; problem-solving; monitoring of academic progress; self-awareness; self-advocacy; and self-reliance.
Assists with career development services, both group and individual, including career counseling and exploration of life and career goals.
Provides support for college progress and completion efforts, providing both individual and group interventions, presentations, and other activities as assigned.
Serves on college committees as needed.
Contributes to the overall success of the College by remaining competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development sessions, and attending training.
Backs up academic and college entry advising as needed.
Other job-related duties as assigned.
1. Master's Degree, Counseling, Social Work, or Related 2. Two years of counseling experience 3. National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker
1. Experience with Colleague or computerized college information systems in general 2. One year of experience in a community college setting 3. One year of experience in alcohol and other drug use prevention programming and counseling 4. Demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language and/or second language including American Sign Language
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Official transcripts, from a regionally accredited institution, are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work. Failure to comply may result in revocation of the job offer.
Quick Link URL: 4244
Open Date: 05/30/2017
Applications will begin being reviewed on: 06/13/2017
Founded in 1959 in the heart of Asheville, A-B Tech is the largest higher education
institution in Western North Carolina, serving approximately 25,000 students a year
in Buncombe and Madison counties through our curriculum, continuing education and
workforce development programs. Located on a picturesque campus bordered by
Biltmore Estate, Asheville High School and Mission Health, A-B Tech at...tracts local
residents, as well as people from across the country who are drawn to Asheville’s
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