Raritan Valley Community
Director of Advising &
Ranked by BestColleges.com and Niche.com as the #1 community
college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been
serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and
Hunterdon County residents for 50 years. The College has been
nationally recognized for its service to the community,
environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home
to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory, a
1,000-seat Theatre, an Honors College for high achieving students
and much more.
The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and
certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance
through the Small Business Development Center, professional
development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. RVCC
is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further
information, visit www.raritanval.edu.
Raritan Valley Community College has an anticipated opening of
Director of Advising and Counseling Services.
The Director of Advising & Counseling Services coordinates
and supervises Academic Advising, and Mental Health Counseling
services. The Director serves on college-wide committees related to
curriculum, academic standards, and student behavior and is the
liaison to external organizations connected to special
Supervise the staff, programs, budgets, and services of Advising
& Counseling Services.
Oversee training and professional development of Advisors,
Counselors, support staff and student employees.
Assure the academic planning and early warning systems are
working and meeting the goals of the institution.
Responsible for the integration and coordination of all special
programs offered at and through the College. Prepare all reports
for internal and external purposes. With the Admissions Director,
plan recruitment visits to high schools.
Manage Mid Term Warning and Academic Status processes. Design
intervention strategies and assess intervention strategies.
Arrange for staff training with academic departments to provide
and share issues of mutual interest; to increase understanding of
new programs and program changes; learn understand employment
Develop programming for staff meetings with academic departments
to provide and share issues of mutual interest; to increase
understanding of new programs and program changes.
Supervise mental health counseling services and assure
counselors have clearly developed procedures for maintaining high
ethical standards. In conjunction with the counselors, develop
workshops which address student development concerns and assist
instructors in recognizing and making appropriate referrals for
students in distress.
Assist with student advisement as needed.
Serve on the Curriculum Committee, providing suggestions and
approval of proposals from an academic advising perspective.
Serve on the Program Council regarding new program development
and response to program review.
Serves on academic and student affairs committees such as
Education Policy, Enrollment Management, Curriculum Committee,
Program Council, Academic Standards Committee, etc.
Assess programs and services to comply with the College
Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Student Services.
Master's degree in student personnel,
counseling, or related degree.
Seven or more years of experience in
Higher Education Administration with progressively responsible
Experience with the following: Budget
management, staff development, staff supervision etc.
Strong interpersonal skills and
ability to present to large groups. High degree of reliability and
flexibility; ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-cultural
Strong commitment to the mission of a
Demonstrated commitment to diversity
and inclusion as evidenced in professional work, professional
development, and/or service.
Other duties as assigned by the Dean
of Student Affairs.
Experience in the administration of
Demonstrated commitment to the
Community College mission.
Prior experience with working with
Demonstrated knowledge of common
higher education applications including Banner, EduNav,
presentation software and Microsoft Office applications.
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must
establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless
an exemption applies.
RVCC's starting salary is commensurate with educational
qualifications and experience. We also offer an attractive benefits
For consideration of the above position, please submit your
cover letter and resume online:
We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume
received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted
Raritan Valley Community College is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer. We will implement the
policy to assure that the employment opportunities offered at the
institution are available to all persons.