Under the direction of the Associate Director of the Educational Opportunity Fund Program, the EOF Counselor/Academic Advisor is responsible for comprehensive advisement of a caseload and the development and execution of recruitment, retention, outreach and liaison programs. The EOF Counselor/Academic Advisor will contribute to the development and implementation of the strategic vision/goals, program planning, policy formation, outcomes assessment, annual reporting/compliance with the State/University, overseeing the financial aid review of all EOF scholars within the enrollment pipeline, counseling non-funded EOF students, supervision/co-training of part-time employees/interns/peer leaders, liaison with designated offices and department, and intentional student development initiatives related to learning, retention, and satisfaction.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Master’s Degree in Student Personnel Services or related field required. A minimum of two years full time professional experience working in a college/university setting required. The College/University experience can be substituted for two years full time professional experience working with educationally underprepared and economically disadvantaged students. Preference will be given to candidates with documented experience in the following Higher Education areas (Enrollment Management, Financial Aid, Counseling/Advising, Career Counseling, and other Student Academic Services).