About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.

Requisition Number: 2018-158
Posting Start Date: 10/18/2018
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Masters
Additional Documentation: Transcripts Required (upload as other)
Compensation: $30.00 p/h

Program Counselor

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Description/Job Summary

Overview of position: Summary of the position’s responsibilities:
The UBMS program counselor will be tasked with helping program participants navigate the unique educational, social and behavioral obstacles related to attending high school and remaining in the UBMS program. This may also include issues such as staying in school and avoiding substance abuse. They may also act as social workers seeking to identify home-based problems that may impact the academic and social development of the student. The counselor will provide both college and future career counseling guidance and support.
Essential Functions include the following:
  •  Disseminating scholarship information
  • Supplying School-to-College to Career guidance
  • Supplying admission requirements for colleges and training programs, and otherwise assist program participants with graduation preparedness.
  • Interpreting standardized test scores
  • Developing a guidance curriculum
  • Proving student resources
  • Counseling individual students and families
  • Coordinating with social service agencies
  • Facilitating conferences and orientating new students
**Approximately 8 to 10 hours per week during the academic year and 40 hours per week during the summer. **

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Master's Degree in Counseling 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • State Professional Counselor certification or Social Work License  
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BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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