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Academic Counselor

Company: Pennsylvania State University
Location: University Park
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS: If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday (/psu/d/inst/13102!CK5mGhIKBggDEMenAhIICgYI1A0QlAE~/cacheable-task/2997$2151.htmld) to complete the internal application process (/sites/KnowledgeBaseArticlesSharing/Shared%20Documents/Internal%20Application%20Process%20.pdf) . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday (/psu/d/inst/13102!CK5mGhIKBggDEMenAhIICgYI1A0QmAE~/cacheable-task/23748$6.htmld#TABINDEX=0) to complete the student application process. JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The Academic Counselor position in the Morgan Academic Center (MAC) reports to the Associate Director for Student-Athlete Programming. The MAC is an academic support unit that provides services to student-athletes and reports directly to the Vice-President and Dean for Undergraduate Education. The Academic Counselor responsibilities include the following: + Coordinate the academic support and counseling services for assigned sports teams which involves tracking and monitoring student-athlete academic progress and eligibility + Communicate student-athlete academic progress to coaching staffs, athletic administration, and the MAC Director + Teach one section of the student-athlete first-year seminar course (part of the Penn State Alumni Association First-Year Enrichment Program) + Assist the Associate Director as needed with the planning and implementation of all student-athlete programming efforts, which includes the following areas: first-year seminar course, summer bridge programming, and orientation activities + Refer student-athletes to other appropriate University resources, as needed + Meet with prospective student-athletes and families throughout the recruiting process + Perform additional duties as assigned by the Director and Associate Director (these duties require frequent collaboration with the MAC Associate Director, MAC Assistant Director, and numerous University staff the support students) + Evening and weekend hours will be required Typically requires a master's degree or higher in counselor education, college student personnel, psychology, social work, education, higher education administration, or related discipline plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This job will be filled as a Counselor 2 or 3 depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education , and experience . The position must maintain strict adherence to NCAA and Big Ten Conference rules and regulations affecting the sport and the University. This position requires the following clearances: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check. CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here (su.edu/annual-security-reports) . Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. EEO is the Law (eoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated/_files/employers/poster/_screen/_reader/_optimized.pdf) Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473. Affirmative Action (su.edu/policies/hr11) Penn State Policies Copyright Information (su.edu/copyright-information) Hotlines University Park, PA Theres a reason Penn State consistently ranks among the top one percent of the worlds universities. Across 24 campuses, our 100,000 students and 40,000 faculty and staff know the real measure of success goes beyond the classroom its the positive impact made on communities across the world. Our ideals stem from our origins as Pennsylvanias sole land-grant institution, which allow us to continue to bring positive impact to humanity through our teaching, research, and engagement mission. And across the world is a community of Penn Staters more than half a million strong driven by that same spirit to serve our local and global communities. At Penn State, passion is met with collaboration in an environment that is rooted in shared pride for the accomplishments of our fellow students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Penn Staters cheer each other on to build a culture committed to service and engagement. Our University values represent our core ethical aspirations for all our daily activities and actions as students, faculty, staff, and volunteers at Penn State. Our values are as follows; Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Discovery, Excellence, and Community. We Are Penn State. One Community. Impacting Many.

Keywords: Pennsylvania State University, Ellicott City , Academic Counselor, Other , University Park, Maryland

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