Student Support Services Coordinator/Counselor - Full Time Position

Center for Academic Programs (CAP) University of Connecticut, Stamford Campus

Center for Academic Programs (CAP)

City: Stamford
State: Connecticut

Education Level: Master
Experience Level:
Approximate Salary: $0.00
Postion Type: Full Time



The Center for Academic Programs (CAP) at the University of Connecticut seeks candidates for the position of Coordinator of the Student Support Services program (SSS) at the Stamford campus.  Under the general direction of the CAP Executive Program Director, the coordinator is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of program and services for the counseling, recruitment and retention of students in the SSS program.  Travel is required.  Some of the responsibilities include delivery and coordination of academic support services for fall and spring semesters, outreach to local communities and schools, testing, orientation and the administration of a pre-collegiate summer component.


Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree preferably in counseling or related field; one to three years’ experience in counseling low income, first-generation and/or underrepresented college students; experience in higher education environment; experience in teaching and/or conducting workshops; proven supervisory skills; demonstrated administrative experience including the ability to resolve administrative problems efficiently, effectively and independently as well as coordinate activities and events with various constituencies, both internal and external; excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills; must be willing and able to travel to the Storrs campus and other campus locations on a regular basis; and willingness to work flexible and irregular hours. 


Preferred Qualifications:  Four years or more experience in counseling low income, first generation and/or underrepresented college students; bilingual English/Spanish; experience with budgets; experience with grant writing.


SALARY: This is a full time, permanent appointment.  Salary is in the mid 50’s and includes full benefits.


To Apply: Interested candidates must apply through UConn Jobs at, Staff Positions.  Applications must include a cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Please be sure to demonstrate through your application materials that you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications for this position as outlined above. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2018594)


This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 29, 2018.


All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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