Professional Counselor – FA005 - closes on 03/12/14
Hiring Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
General Information: John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.
Responsibilities: John Tyler Community College is accepting applications for a twelve-month Professional Counselor to assist students with academic and career planning and provide services to students with disabilities. Candidates must possess knowledge of federal and state ADA policies as they relate to post-secondary education and the ability to interpret medical and mental health documentation in support of instructional accommodations and to prepare letters of accommodation as appropriate. Counselors establish and maintain community resources for referrals for students for a variety of medical, behavioral, and mental health needs. Counselors confer regularly with faculty and academic administrators regarding the College’s academic offerings and services and the needs of specific students. Counselors also teach both traditional and on-line classes in College Student Success Skills, interpret College placement tests, administer and interpret standardized assessment instruments of aptitude, ability, interest, personality, and career decision-making, and participate in student recruitment activities. This position will be located primarily at the College’s Midlothian Campus and will require some regular evening hours and extended hours of work (day, evening, and weekend) during peak registration periods and at special college events.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in counseling, student affairs, social work or related field required. Current LPC licensure preferred. Doctorate preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of current ADA policies addressing post-secondary education required. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to manage multiple, competing priorities, strong analytical skills and excellent communication skills required. Experience working in higher education, particularly in counseling at the community college level, preferred. Experience in crisis management and response preferred. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required.
Applications which state “see resume” will not be accepted and considered incomplete. Applications submitted through other websites, such as Indeed, are not considered as applying to the position. Should you need assistance or have questions, please contact Adrienne Green at (804) 706-5033. The state job website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and the status of this position.