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Adjunct Counselor - Career Services
Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York
Date Posted 05/03/2022
Faculty-Education-Counselor Education
Employment Type Part-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.

Job Description:

The Adjunct Counselor will:

  • Assist students with the selection of career choices and opportunities;
  • Assist students in the pursuit of employment/internship opportunities including document development, guidance, and preparation;
  • Facilitate coordination of career opportunities with student, faculty, and employer partner, utilizing an interactive online recruitment tool to assist with connections;
  • Conduct regular review of student progress and generate reports;
  • Complete other student career development related duties as assigned in support of Career Services goals;
  • All other duties, as assigned.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:   The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in a non-specific field and 2 years of professional experience along with a Master's degree in Guidance Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, or closely related field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Strongly preferred qualifications include: knowledge of career guidance & career counseling techniques; knowledge of college academic programs; the ability to relate to students of traditional college age as well as non-traditional students of various ages with diverse educational and socio-economic backgrounds; the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, effectively use computer applications and are comfortable learning new systems; ability to facilitate career development workshops including resume development, interviewing preparation, job search strategies and other workplace preparation sessions; and the ability to engage faculty & employer partners regarding student career opportunities.

Additional Information:

WORK SCHEDULE: Up to 28 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

POSITION EFFECTIVE:  The position will remain open until filled.

HOURLY RATE OF PAY: $45.32 per hour. No benefits.  This position is fully grant funded until May 12, 2023.

Application Instructions:

Applicants interested MUST apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.  Please login to:  https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.  The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. 

The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.

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