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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Master Degree

Academic Counselor


Student Support Services

Pos. # A02020 Req. # P401

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Academic Counselor provides direct services to participants in the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program and serves as an advocate for under-prepared and disadvantaged college students. Additionally, the Counselor is responsible for the development and implementation of activities to promote student persistence and growth, and tracking academic progress to graduation. Essential tasks include: advise individual students and document services provided; monitor student progress and make recommendations; provide career, personal and financial counseling to students; coordinate the tutoring, mentoring, or similar programs/special projects; lead small group activities and cultural trips; and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned. The Counselor reports directly to the Director of Student Support Services. Grant Funded position. Continuation contingent upon availability of funding.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree required. A bachelor's degree plus three years of direct student services in a college level setting may be considered in lieu of the master's degree. Persons with similar background to TRIO participants (first generation college students, low-income or disabled individuals) and strong interest in working with disadvantaged students preferred.

SALARY RANGE: $31,965 - $39,370; commensurate with experience

FILING PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit the following required materials: (1) a cover letter indicating interest in the position; (2) a complete resume (3) an application submitted at:

POSTING DATE: May 8, 2018

CLOSING DATE: June 8, 2018