Job Description - Counselor, Adult Education
Description View created on 09/23/2014

Counselor, Adult Education

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 16
Job Title ID: 20502
Job Series/Job Family: Workforce Education & Business Development Series / Adult Education Family

Reports To

Executive Director, Adult Education

Job Purpose

To provide counseling and coordination of services to students in the Adult Education programs.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides effective counseling for individuals and groups relative to understanding and overcoming problems, conduct follow-up, and make referrals as needed.
  2. Provides career counseling including decision-making, values clarification and career exploration. Administers and interprets career and assessment instruments.
  3. Analyzes information about Adult Education students through interviews, assessments,and records to appraise their learning styles and abilities related to difficulty with the learning process.
  4. Plans and implements the student counseling and advising program of the Adult Education Department providing career and academic counseling services.
  5. Works with students or in small groups, with learning differences and/or frustration with learning processes.
  6. Assists with Adult Education Department related community outreach, networking, and recruiting students.
  7. Works with ACC Office for Students with Disabilities to coordinate accommodations for students with special needs. Monitors the effectiveness of student accommodations in the educational process.
  8. Maintains collaborative and consultative relationships with College personnel, school districts, disability-related agencies, and others involved in providing accommodations to qualified students.
  9. Refers perspective and current students to proper resources.
  10. Assists with planning and implementing AE and College events and activities.
  11. Assists with the registration, assessment, and enrollment process of students enrolling in Adult Education courses.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Safety