Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Counselor EOF Program for the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program. Reporting to a School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program Manager, this position 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:
Retention initiatives including serving on SASEOF, SAS, and other University-wide committees, performing academic and student development related tasks, tracking financial aid progress, constructing Financial Aid SAP appeals, teaching a section of the Summer Institute First-Year Experience course and RU 1st Seminar, as well as developing goal setting, leadership, and programming activities that promote academic achievement.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledgeable of the following systems and processes: New Jersey EOF eligibility guidelines, financial aid award process and eligibility guidelines, the curriculum and degree requirements for graduation, University's student services policies and practices, and the University's student life procedures.
Strong written and verbal skills required, and the ability to work on group projects and team-oriented tasks. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
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.
Master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or student development
A minimum of two years of substantive counseling, teaching, or related student development experience in a college setting.
Use of academic advising software: IMS, Degree Navigator, EOF student database and all Microsoft Office applications.
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.