$46,978.82 – $58,723.53
Formal Review of applications begins: Apr 16, 2023
Collegiate High School
Key Position Information:
Senior Student Support Counselor Essential Duties
- Develop and implement the high school K-12
Comprehensive Guidance Program.
- To assist in the development of the school’s Assessment Program and the interpretation of testing
and assessment results related to career guidance.
- Counsels’ individual and/or small groups of students with academic, career and
personal/social concerns and provides support to teachers in the delivery of mental health related curriculum.
- Identifies and
disaggregates critical data, such as grades, test scores, attendance, promotion rates, graduation, and postsecondary enrollment rate.
- Planning and/or promoting programs which enhance the academic, social or emotional growth of students, e.g., Curriculum Fair, Career
Fair, Underclass Honors Assembly & Senior Honors Program, Graduation, opportunities for student enrichment and/or remediation,
scholarship opportunities and parent informational programs.
- Meeting with juniors and seniors once each semester to complete a
credit check and mail updates on their graduation status to their parents.
- Scheduling students for classes that are both
appropriate for their abilities and aligned with their educational and career plans.
- To consult with and serve as a resource for
students, staff, and parents regarding developmental needs of students, which may include: 1. Identification and referral of students for
Child Study Meetings; 2. Creation and oversight of Section 504 plans; 3. Active participation in Special Education meetings 4. Conference
with individual students who have experienced a death in the family or serious illness and notification of their teachers. 5. Work with
teachers to better help them understand students with physical or emotional challenges.
- Performs other related duties as
Master’s degree in Counseling and the Pre-K through Grade 12 School
Guidance Counselor certification
Five (5) years experience in
university/college counseling and experience in consultation. Experience in college admissions or high school college counseling, teaching
experience are preferred.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform
the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.
Typical Essential Duties
- Manage the receipt and processing of all admissions
applications to non-health related baccalaureate programs, as well as supporting documents, including but not limited to high school/college
transcripts, test scores and residency documents. Post transfer coursework as required.
- Advise prospective students
regarding college admission requirements, baccalaureate programs and application procedure through phone calls, emails and face-to-face
- Assist students with issues encountered during the application process; monitor progress of applicants toward
admission and enrollment.
- Identify current students in Associate programs qualifying for admission to a baccalaureate
program. Facilitate automatic acceptance upon completion of the Associate degree. Manage process to identify and allow qualifying students
to register for upper division coursework prior to being fully admitted to baccalaureate program.
- Work in partnership
with Deans, Program Directors and the Curriculum office to annually review and update admissions requirements and recommend revisions to the
baccalaureate admissions process.
- Review and update rules, checklists and communications in college SIS (PeopleSoft) to
support baccalaureate admissions process.
- Collaborate with the Director of Career and Academic Advising Services to
develop training for staff regarding the baccalaureate admissions process and requirements.
- Participate in college
recruitment activities facilitating information sessions on baccalaureate admissions and requirements; provide assistance with college-wide
and community outreach events as required.
- Oversees processing and enrollment of incoming/outgoing transient students;
may supervise other staff member supporting this process.
- Serves as liaison to academic departments, attends
college-wide articulation meetings, and serves on college-wide committees;
- Compile data, reports and observations to
assess effectiveness of baccalaureate admissions process; provide updates and reports on yield efforts on a regular basis to Deans, Program
Directors and the Director.
- Attends college-wide and professional growth training opportunities.
in this class focus on coordinating professional-level support services to students (local, out-of-state, international) and prospective
students in single areas or across a number of disciplines that may include admissions, financial aid, academic advising, career services,
study abroad, honors college, and disability services. In addition to providing student support services, incumbents are responsible for
developing internal and external partnerships to enhance services; conducting program assessment and evaluation to ensure effective delivery
of services; making referrals for resources to assist in the students’ career and educational success; and serving as a liaison between high
schools, students, employers, and the college. Incumbents in this class perform professional-level student support activities and may
have formal supervisory responsibility for program staff.
Bachelor’s degree in related to work in higher education
Three (3) years of experience in college admissions, high school/college counseling, or
teaching experience are preferred.
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully
perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.
- College admissions principles and practices;
- Applicable student support programs,
academic advising, and/or related programs;
- Higher education student information systems, PeopleSoft, Perceptive Content and Who’s
Next, Florida Shines preferred;
- Incoming/outgoing transient student approval criteria;
- Applicable student support programs, academic advising, and/or related programs;
- Program development and
program management principles and practices;
- Customer service principles;
- Career planning principles and practices;
- Community networking principles and practices;
- Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, policies, and
- Diverse populations and cultures;
- Recordkeeping principles;
- Computers and related software
- Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment
Ability to analyze information, problems, situations, practices and/or procedures, collect and interpret data, reason logically, establish
facts, identify and define existing and potential issues, recognize the interrelationships among elements, draw valid conclusions, develop
recommendations, as well as alternative courses of action, select appropriate course, follow up, and evaluate.
- Ethics – able to
demonstrate integrity, professionalism, civility, and a high degree of ethics in all job-related actions
- Planning and developing
admissions for new programs;
- Providing customer service by responding promptly and courteously to all questions from prospective
students and staff, demonstrating patience and persistence when helping applicants and staff who are new to the college admissions
- Prioritizing and assigning work;
- Monitoring and evaluating employees;
- Planning and developing programs;
- Advising students on academic, finance or career issues;
- Providing customer
- Promoting services;
- Researching service delivery methods;
- Maintaining records;
- Using a
computer and related software applications;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates,
coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.
- Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling,
talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
- Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a
negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves
sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria
|These duties are a representative
sample; position assignments may vary and not limited to descriptions below.
|1.|| Provide professional-level services and advice for incoming and
returning students on the baccalaureate admissions requirements and process.
|2.|| Coordinate assigned program and/or service, ensuring alignment with overall SPC goals, policies and procedures.
Participate in department functions and/or services which include implementing new initiatives to address student needs; managing admission,
developing, monitoring and refining outcome metrics.
Develop, manage, and deliver professional guidance through desk references, training sessions, and cross-departmental
|4.|| Determine eligibility of outgoing
|5.|| Determine category and
enrollment of incoming transient students.
compiles, and collects information and prepares related reports in assigned program area; maintains related databases.
|7.||Perform other duties of a similar nature or level.|| As
Equal Access/Equal Opportunity
The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg
College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant
state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age,
national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual
with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes
discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior,
please contact Dr. Devona Pierre, Executive Director, Organizational Culture and Engagement/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at [email protected].
Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at [email protected] indicated the position you wish to apply for in your request.
The College shall not discriminate against a qualified individual with disabilities because of the disability of such an individual in regard to job application procedures, hiring, advancement, or discharge of employees, employees compensation, job training or other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. Except when undue hardship exists, the College shall endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations to a qualified individual with a disability. If you have questions regarding this policy please contact the Director of EA/EO by phone at (727)341-3261, by mail at PO Box 13489, St Petersburg Fl 33733-3489, or by email at eaeo_director @spcollege.edu.
Qualifications listed in a position description are used as a guideline to hiring. Other comparable qualifications of a candidate may be considered by the President in lieu of those suggested in a position description. (BOT rule 6hx23-2.02).