Student Counselor

College of South Jersey
March 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary 58867.
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Student Counselor

Job Category Academic - Advising & Counseling Department RBS MBA Part-time Program Overview 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. Reporting to the Assistant Dean/Director for the MBA Program Office, Rutgers Business School, this position serves to interpret and apply RBS-MBA and university policies and regulations as well as being a resource to provide information and guidance to MBA students, staff, faculty, and RBS administrators regarding university systems, policies and procedures.

This position is responsible for and not limited to the following.

  • Serve as a professional-level student advisor who provides services to RBS MBA students, staff, and faculty
  • Communicates daily with students, faculty and staff to answer questions regarding RBS MBA rules and procedures, including degree plans and registration requests
  • Explains rules and procedures
  • Interprets the philosophy behind them in order to give the best and most accurate information
  • Serves as a student liaison with other university offices as necessary
  • Works directly with the students and faculty to analyze exceptions to the curriculum and works with the faculty to determine if there is a sound academic basis for an exception, consults with students and recommends courses of action; monitors academic progress and scholastic standing, participates on appropriate committees
  • Maintains accurate records and student data for use in various departmental reports
  • Plans and facilitates academic workshops
  • Assists with the onboarding such as planning and implementation of RBS MBA New Student Orientation
  • Conducts graduation certifications and actively participates in commencement activities
  • Assists with activities involved in rankings
  • Assist with enhancing the student life experience
  • Identifies and implements innovative initiatives in the Student Services domain.
  • Requires late, evening, and occasional weekend work
  • Travel between campuses is required
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift 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 05 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 58867.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 73298.000 Annual Maximum Salary 87729.000 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 a bachelor's degree in higher education counseling, student personnel, or a related area and at least 2 years of related experience in higher education.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be able to effectively collaborate and communicate with students, faculty and senior level administrators
  • Requires initative, the ability to handle multiple priorities, and effective project management skills
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Possess strong presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a contributing team member
  • Must have a working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets (Excel), and database programs Proficiency in RU-N4Success advising platform required
  • Must have the ability to relate and interact with professional students
  • Must be detail-oriented and flexible (including periodically working late hours and weekends).
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in a related area preferred; 3-5 years related experience in higher education. Ability to learn and adjust to new systems. Experience with advising platforms, SRDB, Canvas, etc. Working with professors and administration in a university setting preferred.
  • Proficiency in Salesforce, Rutgers Payroll, Purchasing and Scheduling systems, or various computer programs (Office Platform, and RUTADMIN) a plus, as well as knowledge of the university audit systems and sources of assistance
  • Driver's license preferred for necessary travel to the New Brunswick campus.
  • Equipment Utilized

  • RU-N4Success, MS Office suite, and other software appropriately
  • Knowledge of the university audit programs, a large number of documents (PDF and DOC) utilized both by us and the university
  • Surrvey software available online such as Survey Monkey or Qualtrics
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Must be able to work late hours and weekends periodically
  • Special Conditions

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST0247

    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

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  • 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 at least 2 years of related experience in higher education?
  • yes
  • no
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

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