Under general supervision of the Westchester EOC Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, the Adjunct Counselor:
Administers and interprets interest, aptitude and intelligence tests and conducts interviews to obtain information about personal, academic and work histories to determine students' placement in programs and their service needs;
Provides guidance and counseling related to personal, academic and work matters and provides intervention services when indicated;
Works with other organizational staff to assist in developing and monitoring student progress toward increasing effective retention and completion plans;
Develops and monitors progress toward achieving educational and career plans with students;
Provides crisis intervention referrals to external service agencies, when indicated;
Monitors and evaluates students' progress in class and takes appropriate action to address any concerns;
Documents counseling, case management, educational and career planning and other student interventions in student files, as appropriate.
The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree, a Master's degree in Guidance, Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, or closely related field, and 2 years of professional experience, preferably working with non-traditional adult learners. The successful candidate must be flexible and comfortable working in a fast paced and high stress environment. Experience developing and facilitating educational workshops/seminars.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. There are approximately 12,000 full- and part-time college credit students. Continuing education students bring the total number served by the college each semester to more than 24,000.