JOB TITLE: Academic Counselor
CLASS CODE: 000260


Provide academic and career counseling for University students.


Counsel individual students on a wide range of problems including academics, financial aid, personal and career objectives.

Plan and conduct group guidance programs.

Serve as liaison with college officials, community agencies, and students for referral purposes.

Assist in student recruiting including high school visitations.

Review, select, develop and order counseling materials.

Gather, review and interpret student data for purposes of assessing guidance needs.

May assist in testing and registering of students.

Coordinate and publicize student activities and projects designed to provide talent and leadership development.

Participate in planned programs and activities.

Assist in the preparation of reports of a confidential nature.

Perform related duties as assigned.


Master's degree in Guidance and Counseling or a related field.


One year of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.

The intent of this document is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.