• Student Success Advisor- Mental Health Coordinator Galveston
  • Our College in Galveston, IN, United States
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  • 1 month ago

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About Our College

Galveston College is a comprehensive community college located on Galveston Island, just 40 miles south of Houston, Texas. Our College provides the citizens of Galveston Island and the surrounding region with academic, workforce development, continuing education, and community service programs. We serve an ethnically diverse population of approximately 2,400 students each semester in credit programs and nearly 5,000 individuals annually in continuing education programs. On the Island we enjoy coastal living with easy access to big city amenities. We offer great benefits, holidays, collaborative work environment, and no state income tax. Please come be a part of our team!

Job Summary

The Student Success Advisor /Mental Health Coordinator works under the general supervision of the Director of Advising and Counseling to provide a wide range of support services to students, faculty, and staff. The Student Success Advisor for Mental Health is vital to maintaining a... healthy and supportive campus environment, facilitating student success, and meeting the college community's mental health needs.

Essential Functions
Provide academic, career, holistic advising; degree planning; registration in courses; transfer guidance to prospective and enrolled students to enhance student completion and success; Assists students to adjust to and succeed in college; Maintain current knowledge of Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board rules pertaining to the Texas Success Initiative; Maintain a relationship with the instructional divisions; Represents the College and disseminates appropriate information about the College to prospective students and other interested parties. Assist with recruiting, college days and night programs; Works cooperatively to provide appropriate data for purposes of reporting, institutional research, and institutional effectiveness; Works with the Registrar/Director of Admissions to interpret and enforce academic rules and regulations; Monitors student progress and provide timely interventions to increase student success; Maintains confidentiality of information exposed to in the course of business regarding students, supervisors or other employees; Maintain student advising records and confidentiality: Requires the kind of teamwork, supervision, and personal interaction, that cannot be had in a home office situation; therefore, regular and predictable on-site attendance is a job requirement; Requires the kind of teamwork that contributes to a safe educational and working environment by participating in all drills and training and being prepared to act should a health or safety emergency occur; Performs all other duties as assigned.

Crisis intervention;
Offer immediate support and intervention for students in crisis situations and refer student to appropriate resources. Collaborate with campus emergency services and resources as needed. Coordinate and participate in behavioral intervention assessments

Preventative Education
Develop and deliver mental health awareness and education programs. Conduct workshops and training sessions on stress management, coping skills, and resilience. Promote overall well-being through outreach and awareness campaigns.

Work closely with other campus departments, including, academic advisors, residence life and student activities, to provide integrated care. Collaborate with faculty and staff to create a supportive campus environment. Participate in multidisciplinary teams addressing student concerns.

Minimum Education, Skills and Abilities
Master’s degree with emphasis in Counseling, Career Counseling, Psychology, Student Personnel, Social Work or equivalent; LPC or equivalent licensure/certification in Texas. If not licensed, must be in the process of attaining licensure. Three years directly related experience in student support services; Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills to effectively communicate with students, staff, faculty, and the general public in a courteous manner; Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the use of integrated software systems and Microsoft Office applications; Demonstrated skills in establish and maintaining effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty and the public; Demonstrated skills in facilitating and modeling a quality customer service orientation; Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated strong interpersonal skills; Ability to think “outside the box” and to lead and manage change, as well as the recruiting and admissions processes of the College.

Preferred Education, Skills and Abilities
Ability to speak Spanish; Teaching experience at the high school and/or college level;

Complete and submit the Galveston College Application (Word doc below) Submit a resume Submit a cover letter Submit unofficial transcripts
• Please note, applicants must be Texas residents or willing to relocate. Galveston College is not registered for employment outside of the state of Texas
Galveston IN USA


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