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Job Openings at UDC >> Educational Counselor
Educational Counselor
Summary
Title:Educational Counselor
ID:168
Department:Office for Trio and College Preparatory Programs
Location:All Locations
Description
Number of Vacancies: 1

Employment Status: part-time or full-time, temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
 
Salary Range:

Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC


Brief Description of Duties
Conducts individual and group counseling sessions specifically related to academic and career planning. 
Maintains records for activities and reports via the program coordinator to the project director on a weekly or monthly basis. 
Maintains individual student’s academic and services rendered records. 
Provides assistance to participants in completing financial aid applications and college applications.
Encourages and coordinates project activities for the student. 
Performs other related duties as assigned. 
 

Required Qualifications
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment:  This is a sponsored program appointment. The duration of this appointment is subject to grant fund availability.
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.  
Employment Benefits: Selectee is not eligible to participate in the University’s benefits plan. 

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business,  or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business,  or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  

Education Counselor (Educational Talent Search Program)
AD-1710-08
DS-1710-11 
 
Incumbent functions as Education Counselor in the Office of TRIO and College Preparatory Programs for the Educational Talent Search Program in the Division of Student Affairs, Vice President, Student Affairs, the University of the District of Columbia and as such performs the following duties:
 
Knowledge Required by the Position
Knowledge of vocational and occupational information programs. An understanding and appreciation of the diversity of student interest, skills and motivation in an effort to establish a climate for open dialog for maximum student growth and development..
Ability to coordinate specific training sessions for students in the area of career development. 
Ability to communicate orally and in writing. 
Knowledge of counseling skills appropriate to clients in secondary education.
Knowledge of the organization, mission and programs under the jurisdiction of the University of the District of Columbia. Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with individuals from all walks of life including high level management officials in the public and private sector, as well as groups and organizations. 
Knowledge of the mission and goals of the Federal TRIO Programs. 
Ability to work effectively when confronted with emergencies and changing needs. 
Ability to prepare written summaries of lengthy records and similar types of materials. 

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