Classifed Staff Positions (full-time)

Full-Time Restricted Program Counselor

Position No. R0017

Job Description

Educational Talent Search, a Federally Funded program at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College is seeking applicants for a full-time Program Counselor. The counselor will work in the identified target public schools to increase high school retention, graduation, and postsecondary attendance rates of economically, culturally, and educationally disadvantaged and potential first generation college students. The counselor will provide college and career preparation counseling activities as well as academic support services at target schools as required.

Qualifications

Position requires knowledge of career preparation, high school graduation requirements, study skills, college admissions and testing requirements, financial aid programs and related internet resources. Successful candidates must have the ability to work independently, travel to target schools, plan and conduct activities with individuals and groups, work with students, parents, target school personnel, DSLCC faculty and staff. Experience in working with disadvantaged population and knowledge of obstacles faced by this population are desirable. Master’s preferred (Bachelors required) in Education, Counseling or related area.

Please Note: This is an 11-month position. Continuation of this position is contingent upon federal funding.

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