Academic Counselor 1

Academic Counselor 1



Academic Counselor 1


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Job Posting Title:

Academic Counselor 1
Position Type:

Professional / Unclassified

LSUAM APSS - University College (Andrea L Jones (00003293))
Work Location:

0150 O.K. Allen Hall
Pay Grade:

Job Description:

Provides academic and career guidance to both current and prospective students as a means to ensure their success at LSU and to help define their academic and career goals.

Job Responsibilities:
Provides educational guidance and assistance for students by planning schedules, recommending courses and determining appropriate education solutions for different types of students. Follows through and tracks the advancement of students as they strive to accomplish their academic goals. Additionally, provides case management to students who do not meet their educational requirements and offers guidance toward other possible academic programs. Utilizes the various electronic and print-based materials, as well as the multiple university databases to interpret the various LSU degree programs. Serves as the conduit for students in interpreting and enforcing the many university policies and procedures that students encounter. Manages a counselor: student ratio of approximately 1:1,077 serving new students, re-entry students and transfer students who are enrolled in University College. 60%

Conducts a variety of academic workshops and public presentations for current and prospective students and parents. May include occasional nights and weekends. Records counseling notes in a variety of formats for reference and for referrals to appropriate campus departments and agencies. Guides students through a variety of academic appeals processes and presents these appeals to the administration on behalf of the students. Interprets and enforces policies of UC and other LSU entities. Serves as a liaison with at least one of the academic senior colleges at LSU. 20%

Serves as a recruitment resource for prospective students and their families. 10%

Performs other duties as assigned by leadership. 10%

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's Degree

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in counseling, social work, or related human relations field; 1 year of experience.
Specific Experience -Eligibility for professional licensure by the accrediting body for the discipline. Demonstrated ability to coordinate and direct academic programs; demonstrated human relations and communications skills; ability to work with a diverse student population.

Special or Physical Qualifications:
As with all LSU employees, Counselors have an obligation to assist students in the acquisition of necessary services. Should a student appear in need of or seek assistance with issues of an emotional, behavioral, or mental health related matter they should be referred to the proper service within the Student Health Center. In situations where the student creates an impression that they are a danger to themselves or others, the Counselor should immediately contact the Care Team, the Dean of Students or the appropriate law enforcement agency. The employee outside of those rights contained within FERPA should create no impression of client or patient confidentiality.

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Please provide cover letter, resume and (3) professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application. However, official transcripts are required prior to hire.

Attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application.
Posting Date:

April 5, 2021
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

April 19, 2021
Additional Position Information:

Background Check -An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits -LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N):

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’sDiversity StatementandRoadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed **********

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