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Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 14, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Monmouth University


Department: EOF

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Counselor for the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program.

The candidate would be expected to: support the mission of Monmouth University and the Educational Opportunity Fund program through comprehensive support services for educationally under-prepared and economically-disadvantaged scholars; meet scholars individually and in groups to discuss areas of personal, academic and career counseling; assist in implementing the 5 week summer academy; social engagement and workshop development; work with scholars from application through graduation and beyond.

A full list of job duties is available at

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree

Required Skills or Software:
Must be able to utilize a variety of computer software programs in order to successfully complete assigned tasks, Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately, Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment, Basic Knowledge of MS Word 2016, Basic Knowledge of MS Excel 2016

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
Experience serving a diverse student/client population from backgrounds with limited access to academic and financial resources.
An understanding and commitment to the role of opportunity programs and student success. Effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, organizational, critical thinking, and leadership skills.

Computer literacy with standard office applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, student information systems, and other web-based platforms. Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate evening or weekend programming activities (e.g. summer academy, recruitment, etc.), as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Higher Education, Education, Psychology.Experience in higher education, college counseling, or related student development experience in a college setting. Demonstrated ability and skill in addressing the issues and factors impacting at-risk college students.

Demonstrated experience with developing creative initiatives to meet the needs of students/clients. Ability to thrive working in a team environment, with demonstrated experience developing strong working relationships with both internal and external partners.

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Posting Date: 03/03/2022
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,400 students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 387 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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