Counseling Head Advisor
The College of Education at Oregon State University invites applications the Counseling Head Advisor position. This will be 1.0 FTE to advise a diverse population of graduate students in regards to their academic planning and progress and will be reviewed on an annual basis at the discretion of the Dean. This position is in alignment with the College of Education’s Strategic Plan and Oregon State University’s commitment to student success.
This position advises a diverse population of students in regards to their academic planning and progress by utilizing professional advising and interpersonal skills. They support the mission and vision of the College of Education through fostering inclusion and retention of diverse students, developing and maintaining inclusive advisement processes, and creating conditions for students' personal and professional empowerment and development into change agents. They interpret and explain university academic policy and procedure to assist students in making decisions concerning personal educational goals leading to graduation. They work with students throughout the student cycle, from prospective through enrolled, identifying and creating/implementing systems and processes to address student success and retention issues. They develop and enhance relationships with students - prospective, pre-admitted, and enrolled - staff and faculty to support OSU student enrollment, persistence, and success.The Head Advisor manages student progress and student need in collaboration with the Counseling Program Chair, Program Coordinator, faculty, and staff to assure that the program is operating effectively and aligned with the college strategic plan. The Head Advisor communicates to all students regarding program procedures and processes, advises large group, small group and individual students pertaining to their academic and career planning and progress, utilizing professional counseling techniques. Clarifies university academic policy and procedure to assist students in making decisions concerning personal educational goals leading to graduation. Develops and enhances relationships with students (prospective, pre-admitted, and enrolled), staff, and faculty to support OSU student enrollment, persistence, and success. They work with students throughout the student cycle, from prospective through enrolled, identifying and creating/implementing systems and processes to address student success and retention issues
The College of Education contributes to major national dialogues concerning research and the promotion of social justice in (1) the success of English language learners of all ages; (2) developmentally appropriate pedagogy for all ages; (3) learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics inside and outside of school; (4) the preparation of mental health and school counselors; (5) adult and higher education leadership. We develop change agents who go on to serve as formal and informal educators, counselors, and educational leaders. These change agents identify issues and act towards social justice and the full development of human potential through education.
The College of Education is part of the Division of Arts and Sciences, and we support the campus-wide goal to provide transformational educational experiences. Our work seeks to extend and update the historic democratic mission of public education: to prepare all citizens across their lifetime for full participation in a culturally diverse and technically driven world.
This position, along with all positions within the College of Education, is directly responsible for advancing the mission of the College. For more information about the College of Education, please visit http://education.oregonstate.edu.
Full posting at: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/108349
Deadline to apply is November 30, 2021.
Along with CV/resume and cover letter, candidates should provide a two-page statement that addresses their experiences with and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching, research, and service.