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Academic Counselor

Hampden-Sydney College
Virginia, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Aug 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Hampden-Sydney College invites candidates for the position of Academic Counselor.  The Academic Counselor position is housed under Academic Affairs and reports directly to the Director for Academic Success.  Academic counselors are charged with enhancing the development of each student they encounter; assisting the student in identifying his strengths and weaknesses, and developing individualized goals which foster the student’s personal and professional growth.  Academic counselors must possess a genuine heart for the overall well-being of the student, offering empathy and compassion when necessary, and mentoring to cultivate a better man and a better citizen.  Specifically, the Academic Counselor will assist and coordinate various academic support services; counsel students on academic probation; provide individual academic assistance to students certified as learning disabled; provide academic support outreach initiatives; supervise academic peer tutors; serve as an academic advisor, participate in conducting staff development workshops for academic advisors, coordinate the usage data of support services, and additional administrative duties as assigned.  

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred, and 1-3 years previous experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience should come from arenas such as education, academic advising, counseling, and/or disability-related services.  The candidate should possess superb Organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, as well as technical competences with Microsoft Office Suite.  

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Apply at our website  You may also mail your application to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 25, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943. 

Hampden-Sydney is one of four liberal arts colleges in the United States dedicated to the education of men, and our mission is to educate "good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning." As a community, we are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women and minoritized groups. Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

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