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Counselor - Division of Student Engagement and Services

Coahoma Community College

Job Description

Counselor - Division of Student Engagement and Services


Department: Student Engagement and Services

Immediate Supervisor’s Title: Director of Student Engagement and Services

Positions Supervised: Career Services and Placement Manager

Term of Position: 12 Months

Position Description:(primary functions)

Provides counseling services to residential and commuter students and develops, implements, and monitors programs related to the Counseling-Career Services and Placement Center. Serves as the point of contact for students seeking disability support services.


Minimum Requirements:

Master’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in a related field required (school guidance, community, or vocational counseling); 2 years working in an educational, mental health, penal, rehab, or clinical environment required; experience with working with computer software required; experience with developing programs and workshops required; experience with data collection and assessment of programs preferred; experience in a clinical setting preferred; strong interpersonal, writing, and oral communication skills required.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Counsels and advises current and potential students on an individual or group basis when appropriate regarding personal issues, scholastic performance, absences, study habits, etc.
  • Supervises and coordinates programs and services of the Career Services and Placement Manager
  • Provides personal, psychological, and stress management counseling to students and make referrals to appropriate resources
  • Assists with campus retention efforts
  • Presents appropriate workshops for student body
  • Assists with the preparation of institutional reports, administration/evaluation of surveys, and other institutional research activities
  • Serves on college/campus committees as assigned
  • Obtains professional updates by attending appropriate conferences, workshops, and seminars
  • Assists with special activities of the division
  • Assists in the planning, coordination and implementation of pre‐enrollment activities for prospective students such as Orientation, meetings with parents, etc.
  • Assists with the supervision of student workers
  • Assists with the supervision of student activities
  • Serves as a resource and provide responses to student life crisis
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Engagement and Services


Non-Discrimination Statement
Coahoma Community College is an equal opportunity institution in accordance with civil rights and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities and employment opportunities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Taneshia Turner, Director of Human Resources/Coordinator for 504/ADA, Title IX Compliance Officer, Office #A100, Vivian M. Presley Administration Building, 3240 Friars Point Road, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614, Phone: (662)621-4853, Email:



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