TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Bilingual Counselor
The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) of
Westchester, a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking an
experienced, energetic, innovative, results oriented professional to join
its team. Located in Yonkers, NY, this non-traditional adult education
institution provides tuition-free academic and vocational training to
eligible underserved adults seeking to develop basic academic and vocational
skills competencies and credentials needed for enrollment in college and/or
entry into the workforce.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Counselor will assess and
evaluate English language learners and other candidates for enrollment in
training programs. S/he will place students in appropriate level
programs, conduct academic/personal/career counseling, provide case
management and advocacy services, and evaluate student progress. S/he will
also coordinate special programs and activities to ensure student retention
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful
candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Guidance, Psychology,
Sociology, or a closely related field and three years of experience in the
fields of admissions or guidance counseling. The successful candidate must
be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English and
Spanish. S/he must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills
and be able to work independently. The successful candidate must also be
knowledgeable of guidance and counseling techniques, recruitment and
retention strategies, and have the ability to relate well to underserved
populations. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required.
Oral and written proficiency in Spanish are required. Some evening hours
are also required.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: The
position will remain open until filled.
starting salary is $57,415 commensurate with experience plus a competitive
benefits package. This position is fully grant funded.
TO APPLY: Please submit salary history with cover
letter, resume, and three references to:
Please indicate “Bilingual Counselor (Spanish/English)” in the subject line
of the email or mail to:
Director, Human Resources
HR Department, Administration Building- Suite 111
Valhalla, NY 10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Priority will be given to
applications received by November 30, 2012. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.
College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet
the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success,
academic excellence and lifelong learning.