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Bloomfield College is seeking an academic advisor/coaching counselor.  The position reports to the Registrar and Director of Academic Services.      

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Advise/coach students as assigned;
  • Evaluate transcripts for students transferring to Bloomfield College and input those credits into the system;
  • Contact students who have failed classes and change their schedules;
  • Assist with first year, sophomore and junior checks;
  • Assist with counter duties in the Registrar’s Office including attendance verification and the preparation of transcripts;
  • Serve as a liaison to a division as assigned by the Director;
  • Participate in new student and transfer student events, as assigned; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree required
  • Experience with Datatel Colleague system
  • A record of progressively increasing responsibility, preferably in a higher education setting
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service philosophy
  • Demonstrate creative problem solving
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Excellent oral, written and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and proactively
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Knowledge of higher education laws including FERPA

This is a 12 month position. Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, M, T, R & F; Wed- 10:00 am-6:00 pm.

Applicants must electronically submit (PDF format preferred) a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information to advising@bloomfield.edu. Application deadline is January 15, 2018.


Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the personal counselor to participate in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of mental health counseling services and student development that will result in educational and personal enhancement of Bloomfield College students.  In collaboration with Health Services, the Chaplain’s office and other campus departments, the Personal Counselor will support advancement of the visions, missions and values of Bloomfield College, The Wellness Center and the Office of Personal Counseling.

Primary Functional Responsibilities:


·         Provide mental health counseling, education and referral services;

·         Coordinate and implement campus-wide prevention/educational programming pertaining to signs of emotional distress and early identification of “at risk” students;

·         Conduct individual and group counseling sessions;

·         Provide outreach to “at risks” student populations, as needed;

·         Serve as consultant to faculty and staff regarding students of concern;

·         In emergency situations, work with other professionals to evaluate students and refer to appropriate resources, as needed;

·         Assist in coordination of Wellness Center Initiatives, including but not limited to First Year Student Orientation, First Year Seminar Courses, class visits and various workshops/presentations;

·         Report to the Director of Personal Counseling managing assigned tasks, as needed;

·         Provide other services based on areas of expertise and needs that may arise at various times during the academic year;

·         Collaborate with Residential Education and Housing and Student Affairs Central Office identifying areas of concern, current trends in student health needs and providing appropriate gatekeeper training;



·         Report to the Director of Personal Counseling and meet weekly for clinical supervision

·         Participate in staff meetings and briefings

·         Maintain confidential records of student contacts

·         Submit weekly report on student cases and prevention/education efforts



·         Serve as a member of the Wellness Canter and participate in campus-wide functions (i.e. First Year Student Orientation Session, A.D.E.P.T. Alcohol, Drug, Education, Prevention and Training etc.)

·         Other committees as required by the Vice President and/or Associate Dean of Student Affairs and/or Director of Personal Counseling



·         Maintain regular office hours and participate in programming during evening and/or weekend as needed.

·         Attend appropriate webinars, workshops, conferences and related off-campus activities to assist in role as Personal Counselor

·         Assist in the operation of the Student Affairs area



·         Master’s degree in counseling or related field,

·         NJ License as an LPC, LCSW or Psychologist

·         Minimum of 2 years of experience providing mental health counseling, education, crisis intervention and consultation services.

·         Preferred Qualifications: Experience providing mental health counseling, education and treatment to college students. 

·         Candidate should possess and demonstrate ability to work with diverse constituencies.  Excellent communication skills are essential, along with high level of organization, leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities.


Send resume and three references to nicole_palagano@bloomfield.edu


Associate Director of International Student Practicum and Activities

Basic Function:

The Associate Director is a full-time position within the Office of International Training and Professional Studies of Bloomfield College. The Associate Director provides administrative and logistical support to the department with close direction from the Director of Global Education. The Associate Director will develop, manage and evaluate international students’ practicum opportunities and resources, and she/he is to place them to practicum places appropriate to their academic goals and is to provide customer-oriented support and service to all international students. Evening and weekend hours required, as well as driving students to/from places.

Principle Function and Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and manage prospective practicum employers/places relevant to students’ academic goals and contributes to a published list of opportunities and contact information.
  • Contacts administrators/employers to create and develop practicum opportunities on behalf of students to ensure a wide range of opportunities related to the programs of study offered at ITPS.
  • Collaborates with academic/industrial administrators to identify, define, and meet student practicum needs, goals and objectives.
  • Manages and evaluates practicum outcomes and develops improvement and project plans including proposals for new programs and initiatives related to funding options, tracking, and assessment of practicum programs.
  • Maintains practicum placement follow-up records and reports weekly to supervisor when requested.
  • Maintains comprehensive records on various businesses, organizations, and employers.
  • Participates in staff development activities, including regular staff meeting.
  • Works cooperatively with all other staff members including program instructors, both within the division and with the campus at large, to maximize the short and long term success of the programs.
  • Provides students, clients, partners and co-workers with the highest level of service excellence and professionalism so as to enhance retention and provide growth for the department.
  • Supports ITPS to create promotional materials and to market all programs.
  • Updates and organizes all forms, documents and files as needed.
  • Helps to problem solve across the organization.
  • Helps with design of new programs/services or concepts.
  • A requirement of this position will be to drive department vehicles when necessary.
  • Additional duties as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate core competencies.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in practicum/internship placement, recruitment, or in college career services.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean abstract.
  • Experience working with international students
  • Available to work flexible day, evening and weekend hours

Must be detail oriented with strong customer/client service skills, able to communicate clearly and effectively, able to work independently with minimal supervision; and, able to work on various large projects simultaneously. Strong administrative skills, including MOS 2010.

Send resume and three references to soyun_park@bloomfield.edu



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.