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Counselor/Retention for Specialized Student
The Human Resources Department announces the position of
Counselor/Retention for Specialized Student Populations reporting to the
Director, Center for Student Success.
provide professional counseling programs and services on academic, financial, and career
issues for freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students; work
with student athletes to monitor academic progress related to eligibility
requirements and determine tutoring and assistance needs; provide academic
program advising and course registration; serve as a liaison with academic
departments and academic services; develop and present educational programs and
workshops in conjunction with other student and academic affairs departments;
participate in the Freshman Orientation; teach First-Year Experience and Study
Skills each semester; monitor the students in the Pittsburgh Promise Program;
consult with academic departments, enrollment management, and student affairs
organizations to better assist incoming students; serve as advisor to one or
more student organizations; develop retention-related services, programs and
workshops; and performs related work as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in counseling, education, human resources, student
personnel, or a related field preferred.
Minimum two years of experience in counseling and advising, preferably in a
higher education environment.
Thorough knowledge of college student development theory, and academic
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Familiar with current trends in higher education and technology, and the
ability to enhance the use of technology and other resources to meet student
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills with a high energy level.
Ability to develop and deliver effective personal, social, career, and
student development programs to individuals and groups.
Detail-oriented with strong organizational and public speaking skills.
Customer-service oriented; student focused
Ability to work a varied schedule with flexible hours; weekend/evening hours
may be required.
Internal Application Deadline: September 12, 2013
External Application Deadline:
Position Is Filled
As Soon As Possible
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