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EOC Counselor  EOC-MC-8495

Hudson Valley Community College
Troy, New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 18, 2024

Job Details

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) located in scenic Upstate NY is a multi-campus College with locations in Troy and Malta New York. HVCC offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs in three schools: Business and Liberal Arts; Health Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Hudson Valley is one of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system and serves nearly 9,000 students each year. The college is a recognized leader in career and transfer preparation, workforce training initiatives, distance learning and service to a diverse population of students. Hudson Valley has an extension center in Malta, NY known as HVCC North and sponsors the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center in Troy, NY. With more than 80,000 alumni and nearly 1,000 employees, the college and is a catalyst for educational opportunity and economic development in the Capital Region of New York State.

Capital District Educational Opportunity Center seeks experienced, dynamic, capable, creative and caring individuals who would like to join our team and continue to build on decades of successful service to our community.

Please Note: In order to be considered an applicant for this position you must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in this announcement. HVCC does not support visa applications. Applicants must currently hold an unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States and appointment will be contingent upon completion of a reference and background check.


Qualifications for Employment:

Education (Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or a related field.

Employment Experience Preferred:
Experience in goal setting, educational and program support counseling with adults, preferably in a postsecondary school setting.

Pertinent Other:
Demonstrated organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse and multicultural population Basic computer competency
Knowledge and familiarity of local community services

Nature and Scope of Duties:
The basic responsibilities of the Counselor are to retain students in adult education through counseling, rapport building, connecting students with community services; help students to balance family, jobs, and school; respond to and work with students in crisis and teach students appropriate behaviors and responses to difficult situations through modeling and practicing skills with the students.

The Counselor reports to the Coordinator of Instructional Services and performs the following duties:
• Monitor student progress, following up on attendance problems, helping the student to cope with barriers that may prevent program completion, and discontinuance from a program;
• Enforce policies and procedures outlined in the Student Handbook;
• Collaborate with faculty and administrators to provide effective services to students;
• Provide individual and or group counseling to assigned students;
• Conduct Orientation for new students, and provide course schedules and Student Handbooks;
• Refer students to appropriate community services and or programs for services unavailable at the EOC;
• Maintain records of student counseling sessions;
• Submit all reports in a timely fashion;
• Provide support for other counselors' students, in the event of a counselor absence;
• Participate in weekly Counselor and Instructional Department meetings;
• Conduct on -going academic counseling sessions with each student to determine his/her needs and goals;
• Maintain open communications with community agencies / resources;
• Establish and implement a professional development plan;
• Assist in the development and implementation of Center wide activities;
• Perform other related tasks as assigned.

This is a full-time 12-month Management Confidential position with a salary of $47,000.00.

Hudson Valley offers a full benefit package including Health Insurance, Dental and Eye Insurance, Retirement, employee and employee’s spouse and children free tuition waivers. HVCC also has a generous leave policy. If you’re employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you might be eligible for the PSLF Program. The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans

To apply, please visit our Employment Page and complete the online application before the close date of June 30, 2024.

Hudson Valley provides educational access to a diverse community of traditional and non-traditional learners in an environment that fosters lifelong learning and freedom of inquiry and expression. Hudson Valley values equity, inclusion, and dignity for all.

Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Bi-lingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply.

Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Hudson Valley Community College

With more than 80 degree and certificate programs, credit-free training opportunities and state-of-the art facilities, Hudson Valley Community College has been a first-choice higher education destination in the Capital Region for more than 60 years.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College is the largest community college in upstate New York and offers degree and certificate programs in three schools: Business and Liberal Arts; Health Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM); and also administers the Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training at no cost to those who qualify. One of 30 community colleges in the SUNY system, Hudson Valley enrolls more than 19,000 students in credit and non-credit courses and is a recognized leader in distance learning and workforce development. The college has more than 90,000 alumni.

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