Under the general supervision of the Director, Center for Academic Resources, the Educational Counselor provides holistic and personalized one-on-one academic and personal counseling to CFAR students; designs, implements and delivers academic success and retention programming; partners with other departments and colleges to the benefit of CFAR students; and develops and teaches academic strategies geared toward first-year student success in science courses, particularly in Anatomy and Physiology.
Masterâs degree, and two yearsâ experience in educational counseling or two years of experience designing and implementing learning enhancement programs; a combination of counseling and program development highly desirable. May consider Bachelorâs degree in relevant field and four yearsâ experience as described above.Demonstrated success in teaching metacognitive skills and problem solving strategies to college studentsExpertise in Anatomy and Physiology;Knowledge of college student development and academic mindsets;Demonstrated ability to counsel students in personal issues impacting academics;Experience working with/coaching students with disabilities in college or upper level high schoolAbility in planning, organizing, executing, and evaluating program effectiveness;Excellent communication/interpersonal skills, allowing effective work with diverse student body, faculty, staff, and families;Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities;Strong attention to detail.Facility with the full suite of Microsoft Office applications as well as databases and student success platforms.Willingness and ability to adapt to change and learn new skills.
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.