Adjunct Counselor - SSS
The Adjunct Counselor will be responsible for providing assistance to, and follow-up services with, WCC students who are facing ongoing resource insecurity due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Adjunct Counselor will work with students at the main campus in Valhalla, as well as the extension sites in Yonkers, Mount Vernon, Ossining, and Peekskill. This position will be responsible for holding individual student and group meetings and must be able to assess student needs and hardships in order to create individual success plans utilizing campus and community resources. Assisting in all daily functions for the Office of Student Support Services, this position will be required to respond to student inquiries, perform data entry as needed, keep meticulous notes and records, conduct outreach events, maintain social media pages, refer students to the on-campus food pantry, and perform other duties as needed to support the missions of the Office and the College.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a Master's and Bachelor's in Guidance Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, or closely related field and one year of professional experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in a college setting or with college students; knowledge of campus and community resources available to WCC students and the ability to identify networks to provide ongoing support; a proven track record of community outreach and networking; experience working individually and as part of a team; adaptability to an evolving work environment; and proficiency in Microsoft Office and PeopleSoft.
WORK SCHEDULE: Four days weekly, Monday - Friday, totaling 28 hours per week. Some night and weekend work may be required. The successful candidate must have the ability to travel to multiple WCC campuses throughout Westchester County.
HOURLY RATE OF PAY: $45.32 per hour. No benefits.