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- Federal funds, with possible annual renewal to 09/30/19, to begin approximately 02/18, pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. May be for Leeward CC day, evening, or weekend employment on and off campus.
- Under general supervision of the Dean of Student Services and in close collaboration with the Wai`anae campus Coordinator, the LCC-Wai`anae G2FO Counselor will be responsible for providing information, assistance, guidance, and support to students at LCC-Wai`anae in the G2FO Program. The Counselor will function as an integral team member within the LCC-Wai`anae Unit.
- Provide culturally appropriate counseling to about 250-300 at-risk students; provide program-specific counseling and advising; assisting students with admissions and application process, orientation, and registration; advising students with regard to academic and career planning; providing students with financial aid and scholarship information and assistance in completing forms; performing graduation checks; recruiting potential students by providing outreach to Wai`anae Coast high schools and the Wai`anae Coast community; providing career and vocational exploration, testing, and counseling for current and prospective students; providing follow-up counseling for students to increase student retention and persistence; connecting students with appropriate academic support resources; teaching student success workshops and courses as needed; planning and implementing workshops for students and informational sessions for prospective students and community; working as a team member with LCC-W staff, faculty, and partner organizations to ensure student and program needs are met; communicating and meeting with student services faculty and staff on LCC main campus for information and support; collecting data and preparing reports.
- Perform related work as assigned, including serving on institutional and system-wide committees, participating in community services, and other programs of professional development improvement.
- Master's Degree in Counseling and Guidance, Counseling Psychology, College Student Personnel Services, Human Resources (to include both CTAHR and Personnel), Communications, or related field; OR Bachelor's degree in Counseling and Guidance, Counseling Psychology, College Student Personnel Service, Human Resources (to include both CTAHR and Personnel), Communications, or related field and three (3) years related work experience. Related fields: Education (to include all degrees in this field,) Family Resources, Human Development, Psychology (to include all degrees in this field), Public Health, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, and Student Services Personnel.
- Minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment.
- Experience counseling and advising traditional and non-traditional students in post-secondary or adult education setting.
- Experience in counseling individuals in drug-treatment programs and/or individuals who were previously incarcerated.
- Experience teaching courses for student success.
- Experience in working with Native Hawaiians in a community or educational environment.
- Knowledge of community college and university programs college application processes; financial aid and scholarship processes; and student support and academic resources.
- Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with a wide variety of audiences; and to relate well to students and prospective students, especially in individual and small group meetings.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
- Ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions.
- Ability to maintain accurate records as needed for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
- Ability to use computer programs that include word processing, spreadsheets.
- Human Resources Office
- Leeward Community College
- 96-045 Ala Ike
- Pearl City, HI 96782
The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.
Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.
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