Student Counselor (Temporary)

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Position Information
Recruitment/Posting Title
Student Counselor (Temporary)

Posting Number

Center for Pre-College Programs


The Center for PreCollege Programs administers precollege and pipeline programs designed to educate, inspire and prepare students to be successful in secondary and post-secondary education while promoting a college-going culture. Our commitment is to effectively support students by providing opportunities to achieve and grow. The Center for PreCollege Programs includes our TRIO programs of Talent Search and Upward Bound, the Abbott Leadership Institute, University-Assisted Partnerships with local high schools, Cooperman Scholars Program and the Rutgers Future Scholars Program, our collaboration across Rutgers University.

Posting Summary

Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking a Student Counselor (Temporary) for the Center of Pre-College Programs which will report to the Program Director.

  • The Student Counselor (Temporary) duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Providing academic, financial, and personal counseling to first generation low-income students.
  • Coordinating and facilitating student support activities with middle and high school students focused on mentorship, teambuilding, and college readiness.
  • Maintaining accurate data and student records to support program objectives.
  • Working on campus and onsite at local Orange and/or Irvington Public Schools.
  • Assisting in the development of the syllabus/ lesson plans for students assigned to program.
  • Supporting and fostering relationships with school administrators, program partners and other TRiO Programs.
  • Providing program support as needed.
  • Working during Saturday programming sessions as scheduled.

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Position Status
Part Time

Hours Per Week

Daily Work Shift


Position Salary
$20 - $25 per hour

Payroll Designation

Terms of Appointment
Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Requires up to two years relevant experience in an administrative function, good communication and interpersonal skills, and computer literacy.

Preferred Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Requires up to two years relevant experience in
  • youth development and programming, good communication and interpersonal skill, and computer literacy.

Equipment Utilized
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license, have transportation for travel to Orange and/or Irvington school districts as needed.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Special Conditions

Posting Details
Posting Open Date

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Regional Campus
Rutgers University-Newark

Home Location Campus
Rutgers University-Newark

Location Details

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