Student Counselor II

Rutgers University
March 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary 51359.
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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Student Counselor II

Job Category Staff & Executive - Advising and Counseling Department Academic Foundation Center (AFC) Overview

The Academic Foundations Center (AFC) and its myriad programs provide academic opportunities, resources, leadership development and other support initiatives for first generation-low income college bound scholars to achieve success through education. As the first Rutgers-Newark special program established to identify talent beyond traditional measures and then recruit, retain and graduate talented young people from the greater Newark area, AFC remains a jewel in the crown of Rutgers- Newark, serving nearly 1500 undergraduate students annually.

Posting Summary

Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking a Student Counselor II which will report to the Project Director.

The Student Counselor II duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manages a student caseload focused on addressing the academic, financial, career, and personal needs of SSS students
  • Offers student support and group counseling modules
  • Implements and monitors individual and group learning activities and workshops
  • Follows caseload management procedures, making appropriate contributions to student database systems, and supporting programmatic initiatives for SSS students
  • Contriubutes to the development of a comprehensive support delivery system that addresses academic and personal development needs of SSS students
  • Provides technical knowledge and expertise to evaluate academic credentials and diagnostic tests
  • Develops with contributes group counseling modules, as well as, design, implement and monitor individual and group learning activities such as workshops, courses, and seminars
  • Assists with the EOF financial aid confirmation process for incoming first-year students
  • Assists in the completion of the grant-required annual performance report
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    Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement

    Consistent with the current application of Rutgers Policy 60.3.22, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.

    The flexible work arrangements outlined in Rutgers Policy 60.3.22 are part of a pilot program that is effective September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023. Therefore, there is no guarantee that this flexible work arrangement will continue beyond that date. Flexible work arrangements are not permanent, are subject to change or cancellation and contingent on the employee receiving approval in the [email protected] Application System. Additional information may be found at https: //

    FLSA Exempt Grade 04 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 51359.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 63909.500 Annual Maximum Salary 76460.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description URA-AFT Administrative Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Requires Bachelor's degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Requires up to two years relevant experience in an administrative function, good communication and interpersonal skills, and computer literacy.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Preferred Qualifications

    Should have an understanding of the often unique life and family circumstances of SSS students, more specifically, first-generation, low-income. They should have sensitivity to the challenges that SSS students face and have to overcome.

    Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

    Light lifting may be required.

    Special Conditions

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST0358

    Posting Open Date 02/16/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers University-Newark Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark City Newark State NJ Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

    Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// discrimination-statement

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Ph.D.
  • Do you have a minimum of two years relevant experience in an administrative coordinator or administrative function, good communication skills, and computer literacy?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Optional Documents

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