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Counselor, CMA/HEOP

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Center for Multicultural Affairs


Marist College

Date Posted:

Sep 13 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Nov 13, 2019

Position Description

Counselor, CMA/HEOP This position will counsel HEOP, AEP and CMA students on academic, personal, financial and career matters, function as primary advisor to undeclared program students, organize workshops, events, and oversee the CMA Men’s Group- Agents of Social Change. The Counselor will participate in the recruitment, interviewing and selection process of prospective program students, assist program students in applying for outside scholarships, as well as plan participation of the HEOP summer program. Center for Multicultural Affairs at Marist College The mission of CMA is to engage the Marist community in events and activities that highlight diversity and multiculturalism creating a climate of access, equity, and inclusion that celebrates the rich contributions of all cultures, and empower students to achieve academic success by preparing them to become engaged global citizens.
The Center for Multicultural Affairs strives to create a culturally competent environment by:
• Providing programs and activities to assist the Marist student in making a successful and enriching transition to the Marist campus environment.
• Advocating in the interest of the first generation, racial/ethnic or otherwise underrepresented student in areas of personal, social and cultural development.
• Providing opportunities for students to develop academically and socially by providing support in areas of leadership development, cultural identity, self-identity, career exploration and goal setting for the future.
• Acting as a resource and support to student groups and culturally focused clubs.


Essential Functions:
• Counsel HEOP, AEP and CMA students on academic, personal, financial and career development matters.
• Serve as primary advisor to undeclared program students.
• Organize, plan and implement workshops, events, developmental retreats.
• Participate in the recruitment, interviewing and selection of prospective students.
• Research, develop and present developmental and diversity workshops for sponsored program students, student groups, first year seminars and other courses.
• Participate with the planning and execution of college wide events sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Affairs.
• Assist HEOP and AEP students in applying for outside scholarships.
• Assist with the planning of the HEOP Summer Program.

Application Process

Applications To learn more or to apply, please visit Only online applications are accepted. Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Institution Information

About Marist Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River, in midtown Manhattan, and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North, 2nd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#7 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees. Pending accreditation approval, the College plans to open the Marist Health Quest School of Medicine in 2022.

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Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social work, or related field and 1-3 years of relevant experience required. Experience working with diverse student populations from diverse ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, and socio-economic backgrounds. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to work weekend and evening hours for the academic year.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree. Previous experience using Banner.