Student Success Counselor
|Job Description Summary||
This position is responsible for providing personal, group, academic and career counseling to students at one or more campus locations or sites. The home campus will be based primarily at our Floyd Campus.
Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging. Regular fulltime staff, administrators, and faculty enjoy the abundant array of University System health, retirement, and other benefits which includes tuition assistance after six months of employment. Additionally, GHC is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.
This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.
• Master’s degree in counseling or a related field
•Counsels with students individual or in groups; provides crisis intervention counseling
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities||
•Knowledge of University System of Georgia, Board of Regents and institutional policies and procedures