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South Florida State College
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 11, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description:

Full-time, 12-month position. As a member of the Student Services team, the Counselor will advise and counsel prospective and currently enrolled students concerning the various courses and programs offered by the College and serve a principal role in college-wide student development initiatives.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Exhibits good communication skills and cooperation with all College staff as a participating member of the Student Services team.
  2. Articulates the College programs to the public schools, students, parents, and community.
  3. Provides advising services for dual enrollment students and their parents.
  4. Provides counseling services to a diverse student body in career selection, educational program selection, course selection, and personal educational planning.
  5. Provides counseling services to special populations to include academically challenged students, students with disabilities, student athletes, international students, and displaced workers.
  6. Facilitates students' transfer to senior colleges and universities.
  7. Counsels students in preparation for enrollment including development of an educational plan.
  8. Provides an interpretation of placement test scores for students and recommends appropriate educational programs.
  9. Provides information and assistance to students to meet their educational, vocational, and social needs.
  10. Provides resource information relative to community services available within the community and crisis intervention as needed.
  11. Conducts exit interviews with students who may withdraw from programs.
  12. Participates in efforts with FYE, student orientations, classroom presentations and outreach activities.
  13. Participates in professional development activities to maintain currency of knowledge in the specific areas of responsibility and matters related to student services.
  14. Assists in evening staffing of office.
  15. Participates in institutional strategies for performance based goals.
  16. Makes progress toward meeting the goals and objectives of the Accountability Plan and Equity Update Report.
  17. Contributes to unit planning, assessment, and college institutional effectiveness efforts.
  18. Acts as a Campus Security Authority (CSA)/responsible person for Title IX and Clery Act compliance. Must participate in all required CSA/responsible person training.
  19. Acts in accordance with College policies and procedures.
  20. Performs other duties as assigned.


SFSC is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.




Educational:  Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution required. Master's degree in Counseling or Guidance preferred.


Please submit unofficial copies of your transcripts for review. You will be allowed to do this during the application process or you may login in at a later time and upload them as "additional documents".


Please note that the online application system supports files up to 2 MB in size. While scanning your documents, please use PDF as your output file. Files being scanned should be done so at a lower resolution (<200 dpi) and any images should be reduced to a lower resolution as to ensure that they will not to be rejected by the system.


Experiential:  Student counseling experience within a college setting preferred.


Additional Information:


Classification: Non-instructional Faculty


Instructional Supervisor:  Dean, Student Services


Posting Date:  August 2, 2021 Revised:  August 3, 2021


Starting Annual Salary Range:  with Master's degree $51, 883-$58,109; Master's degree +30-$53,989-$60,468; Doctorate $57,882-$64,828


Application Review Begins: August 19, 2021




Applicants with disabilities who need assistance in the application or hiring process should contact: Human Resources, 863-784-7132, or send written request to:


South Florida State College
ATTN: Director, Human Resources
EA/EO & ADA Officer
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825

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