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Northern Michigan University
Counselor in Student Support Services

Responsibilities:  The mission of Student Support Services (SSS) is to
provide academic and personal support to students who come from low-income
backgrounds, are first generation college students (neither parent has a
bachelor's degree), or have a documented physical or learning
disability.  The professional staff members of SSS, together with student
tutors and peer advisors, enable eligible students to meet with academic
success that is commensurate with their academic potentials  and the
efforts they invest in academic endeavors.

The basic responsibilities of the Counselor include providing academic and
personal support for eligible students, assisting the Director of Student
Support Services in meeting the project goals, using various assessment
tools to determine the academic and personal needs of students in the
project, assuming leadership in the area of career development, and
maintaining accurate records for meeting grant requirements.

Qualifications required: A Master's degree with a concentration in
Counseling, Communication Disorders, Developmental Education, Psychology or
related field, four years of experience in needs assessment, provision of
need-based academic services, counseling or teaching at the high school
and/or college level; certification, or eligible for certification, as a
counselor in the State of Michigan; coursework in administering, scoring
and interpreting selected achievement and aptitude tests;  training in
assessing the reading, writing, mathematics, study skills and other
academic needs of students; ability to work well with the target
population; strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills; and
a working knowledge of personal computers.

This is a grant funded, full-time, ten-month position with a salary range
of $23,259-$26,634

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled.  Please submit a letter of application, resume, and the
names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three persons that may be used
as personal references to:

Lynne Sundblad
Assistant Director of Human Resources
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI  49855
(906) 227-2330
www.nmu.edu

NMU is an AA/EO