General Description: The Counselor, under the authority of the Director of Counseling, provides comprehensive academic, personal, and placement counseling to students from diverse backgrounds. The counselor is responsible for helping students develop plan academic improvement plans, as needed, and assisting students with accessing available resources. This position, located at the Honeycutt Center in Scotland County, is responsible for coordinating support services for all students at this campus.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Understanding of and commitment to the unique nature and role of the community college, especially related to fulfillment of the open door policy. Understanding of and commitment to the mission and vision of Richmond Community College. Must be able to work as an effective member of the Student Services team. Ability to work with and understand the nature and needs of individuals at various educational levels and all levels of development. Physical ability sufficient to meet job requirements.
Minimum Education and Experience:Master’s degree in counseling or student development required. Two (2) years of experience working with diverse individuals, preferably in a post-secondary setting. Testing and career development experience or coursework in statistics/research and career development strongly desired. National Board Certification or NC Licensed Professional Counselor Certification preferred.
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