J. F. Drake State Technical College College Counselor in Huntsville, Alabama

This job was posted by https://joblink.alabama.gov : For more information, please see: https://joblink.alabama.gov/ada/r/jobs/2429879 The College Counselor shall perform the duties as specified in conformity with policies established by the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees and the J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College Faculty and Staff Handbook. Provide leadership in maintaining an effective counseling program at the College to meet the needs of students Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services Collect, organize, and analyze information about students through records, tests, interviews, and professional services Apprise student interests aptitudes, abilities, and personal characteristics for vocational and educational planning Compile data on occupational and economic information to aid students in making and carrying out vocational and educational objectives Assist students to understand and overcome social and emotional problems Engage in research and follow-up activities to evaluate counseling techniques Seek out and participate in leadership and professional development activities Ensure and facilitate the appropriate, orderly and timely flow of information from units within the Counseling area to the Dean of Student Support Services Demonstrate an effective level of technological knowledge, skills and abilities Initiate, maintain and assure teamwork among all college units through communication of the priorities of the instructional division Provide assistance as needed with identifying in-service training needs and professional development opportunities for faculty and support staff Demonstrate ethical behavior, loyalty, honesty, and integrity with all colleagues Establish rapport and maintain a positive working relationship with administrators, faculty, staff, students and community agencies Coordinate the All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition program, which includes the distribution of the nomination memo to all college personnel, reminding college personnel of nomination deadline, chairing and guiding the selection committee, informing winners, orientating winners on the completion of the nomination packet, scheduling photography for winners, and escorting winners at the Annual All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition program Coordinate the Who's Who Among American Junior College Students recognition program Coordinate student ADA services Retain and submit documentation as requested to support accreditation efforts Perform other work-related responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of Student Support Services and/or President