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Code: 5264 PCLS: N3052 Pay Grade:  Exempt:  Yes ORP:  No EEO Code:  3
Title: Region 9 P-16 Council Counselor
Description: Provides college and career counseling to area high school juniors and seniors with the goal of increasing participation rates beyond high school. Responsible for establishing GO Centers throughout the region including Wichita Falls, Montague, Vernon, and Graham. Reports to the Dean of the College of Education.
Examples: Plans, organizes, and delivers Snack and Share after school sessions at the four GO centers on a variety of topics related to soft skills needed in todayís workforce. Travels to the 39 school districts in Region 9 to deliver goody baskets and recruit students for the summer bridge activities planned. Contacts more than 90% of the juniors and seniors at Hirschi, Vernon, and Graham high schools. Provides awareness and information sessions at night for parents.
Physical Condition: Must be able to travel extensively
Experience: Experience in college and career counseling
Knowledge: Must have knowledge of the processes of admission for career and college preparation programs. Requires communication and presentation skills for speaking to and working with various audiences Must have skills in motivational techniques for todayís students.
Education: Masterís degree and counseling certification required
Additional Requirements: Requires extensive travel to GO centers and area school districts Must be available for afternoon and evening work. *Regular reliable attendance is required. * Requires a valid Texas driverís license. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.

Last updated 2012-03-21