Career Opportunities - Administrators
Reporting to the Director of Educational Opportunity Fund Program, the EOF Counselor provides: a) comprehensive academic, personal, and career counseling to a diverse student population; b) facilitates program efforts to address male student initiatives within the program c) contributes to the design, coordination and implementation of EOF support programs, activities, and events; d) maintains an EOF student caseload of Bloomfield College Juniors and Seniors and related records; ) facilitates workshops on college success and develops initiatives to enhance the retention of EOF students with a focus on second year students; f) meets with incoming students for the EOF program; and g) serves on college committees and other related duties.
In this role, the Counselor will serve as a member of the EOF team, which provides:
* A comprehensive program for academically and financially challenged students.
* Quality support services to enhance students' academic, personal, and professional development towards successful completion of their college education.
Principal Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Provide a structured ongoing program of academic, personal, career and financial counseling for all EOF students.
2. Establish a positive environment to facilitate open communications and serve as a liaison with students, faculty, and staff.
3. Monitor EOF students' academic performance and progress and provide advisement on course registration.
4. Develop effective strategies to increase student enrollment and retention.
5. Assist in the planning and implementation of the Five-Week Summer EOF Residential Enrichment Program, EOF Freshman Development Program (FDP), Positive Student Support Program (PASS), and Career Action Program (CAP).
6. Create and manage effectively a support service program budget.
7. Develop and maintain positive relationships with high school administrators, guidance counselors, teachers, and staff.
8. Evaluate and maintain on-going contact with student applicants to ensure completion of the application process.
9. Conduct presentations on College admission and financial aid procedures at on- and at off-campus visit sites.
10. Design and facilitate workshops on study/note taking skills, time/stress management, diversity education, healthy relationships, and other required college skills to succeed.
11. Complete and submit reports on student counseling sessions, program accomplishments, budget management, areas of improvement, and annual plans.
12. Attend on- and off-campus workshops, training programs, and professional development conferences (e.g., EOF NJ Statewide Conference) and serve on campus-wide committees as required.
13. Work closely with all offices and departments at the College and specifically within the Divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs.
14. Works occasional evenings and weekends.
15. Maintain the overall daily operation of the EOF program in the absence of the EOF Director.
16. Other duties as assigned by the Director of EOF and the Student Affairs Office.
* A Baccalaureate degree in Psychology/Sociology; Master's degree in Counseling or related field preferred.
* Two years of experience in college level academic and career counseling and financial aid advisement.
* Strong communication, organizational, and computer skills.
* One year of professional experience working with individuals from socio-economically challenged backgrounds.
Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and minimum of the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:
Educational Opportunity Fund Program
455 Franklin Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
or via email to EOF_Department@Bloomfield.edu
(No phone calls please)
Deadline for submission is November 25, 2016
Bloomfield College is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer. The College is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workplace and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The College encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.