The Academic Counselor partners with the Office of Student Services staff to coordinate activities related to admission, advisement, enrollment, registration, recruitment, scholarships, graduation and other student support services.
The Academic Counselor also provides support, guidance and resources to nursing students, as well as to parents, prospective students, and to the School of Nursing Director, Administration, faculty and staff.
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North Carolina A & T State University is a public land grant high research institution that is committed to teaching and learning, scholarly and creative research, and effective engagement and public service. As the largest HBCU in the nation, our enrollment is over 12,700 students and our workforce includes over 2,000 employees.
North Carolina A&T State University offers over 90-degree programs at the bachelors, master's, and doctoral levels through eight academic colleges. The University is one of the sixteen constituent units of the University of North Carolina (UNC) and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The strategic vision focuses the University on interdisciplinary scholarly activities in a learner-centered environment.
The John R. and Kathy R. Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences (HCHHS) comprises six departments and the School of Nursing. The HCHHS offers the following undergraduate degree programs; Communication Sciences and Disorders, Health Services Management, Kinesiology, Nursing, Psychology, and Social Work, Sociology. At the graduate level, HCHHS offers four graduate degree programs including the Masters in Physician Assistant Studies (PA program), Master of Social Work (MSW), Master of Science in Health Psychology and PhD in Social Work. Three additional doctoral programs being are being developed; Doctor of Nurse practice (DNP), PhD in Applied Psychology, and PhD in Sociology. The HCHHS is also home to the Center of Excellence in Integrative Health Disparities and Equity Research (CIHDER), a hub for multidisciplinary research and community engagement efforts to alleviate health inequities. The HCHHS capitalizes on the synergistic relationships between these departments to develop advanced academic health science programming, enhance the training of healthcare practitioners, and conduct collaborative multidisciplinary research and scholastic activity.
The School of Nursing is dedicated to equipping individuals for the nursing profession, ensuring they possess the essential skills and knowledge for quality, safe, patient-centered care. Our comprehensive program offerings include traditional bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) tracks, Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN), and RN to BSN pathways, catering to a diverse range of educational needs. We are committed to advancing health equity and engaging with communities as part of our mission to enhance the wellbeing of individuals and communities. This mission is fueled by leadership, research, education, and service. Our faculty, who are expert clinicians and educators, utilize cutting-edge technology at our Union Square campus to provide nursing education grounded in current theory, research, and evidence-based practice. We are proud to offer a new Doctor of Nursing Practice program, further expanding our educational horizons. Students in all programs, whether pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies, benefit from academic excellence fostered in small, flexible classes guided by supportive faculty. The School of Nursing faculty conduct clinical and translational research and contribute to scholarship that advances the overall health of our communities.
Internal job number: 001220
Master's degree required.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Possess basic word processing and data management skills.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities in a high-functioning environment.
Ability to interact with students from diverse backgrounds.
Possess innovative/forward-thinking skills, two to three years working experience in counseling and/or student advising or recruiting.
Experience with technical student platforms such as Banner, Blackboard, and Navigate.
Knowledge of student development theories and models.
Ability to perform demands of tasks in higher education, work collaboratively with other staff and faculty.
Earned degree in Communications, Higher Education, Counseling
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!