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College Counselor

Categories: Mid South Region 3


Academic Advising


West Kentucky Community & Technical College

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Position Description

West Kentucky Community & Technical College (WKCTC), recognized as a top 10 community college in the nation by The Aspen Institute each of the four years the prize has been awarded and twice as a Finalist with Distinction, invites applications for the position of College Counselor. WKCTC is a comprehensive community college that provides excellence in teaching and learning, promotes student success, and supports economic development.The College Counselor position is responsible for working with faculty, staff and students for academic advising, transfer advising, career counseling, personal coaching and retention for new and current students.


•Assists faculty, staff, and students with academic advising about programs, courses, transfer, and careers.

•Advises new students of academic process and generalized direction to enhance academic success.

•Counsels students using web-based career and education guidance system and makes academic and career recommendations.

•Facilitates retention and completion through personal coaching with new and returning students.

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Institution Information

Located in Paducah, KY, West Kentucky Community & Technical College has an enrollment of roughly 7,000 students and offers both technical and transfer degree programs.

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Required Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will possess a Masters degree in Student Affairs, Education, Counseling, Communications or a related discipline.
  • In addition, he/she must have demonstrated excellent customer service skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.

Preferred Qualification

  • Working knowledge of advising and curriculum and previous experience leading projects across multiple departments with high levels of diplomacy is strongly preferred.