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Educational Opportunities Program (EOP) Counselor

Albany, NY - Posted on: Wednesday 07/13/16


About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

The University at Albany is seeking a candidate for a full-time Educational Opportunities Program position. This individual will report to the EOP Director and is responsible for personal and academic counseling to EOP students. The EOP Program is an access and retention support system for a group of non-admissible and low income admits. The successful candidate also facilitates both study skills workshops and a study skills course. The candidate must possess high energy and take an active role in encouraging EOP students to take full advantage of institutional academic support services as well as EOP services.


  • Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work or related area from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • Prior experience in working effectively with economically and educationally disadvantaged students
  • Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with culturally diverse populations, and their ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Academic Advisor, SL-3

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the University's crime statistics for the past three years; and disclosures regarding the University's current campus security policies. The University at Albany's Annual Security Report is available in portable document format [PDF] by clicking this link http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml


To Apply:

Please apply online via http://albany.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=72763

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter
  • List of three professional references

Note: After submitting your resume, the subsequent pages give you instructions for uploading additional documents (i.e. cover letter etc.).

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Closing date for receipt of applications: August 15, 2016