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School Counseling

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support Program director in program evaluation and assessment of graduate program objectives and outcomes
  • Provide support to program directors in the areas of recruitment and retention which may include:
    • Representing program at open houses and off campus recruiting events
    • Following up on inquiries and applications, participating in interviews and monitoring enrollment
    • Support current students and program through organizing, supporting and scheduling advising, community building, social and academic events
  • Schedule and maintain regular office hours
  • Develop or administer special projects in areas relevant to progressing the graduate program.
  • Represent the program at internal and external meetings, events, organizational meetings and conferences.
  • Assist in development of program materials, such as course information, program brochures, supplementary input, social media presence or Web site, as requested by program director.

Secondary Responsibilities: 

Administrative Support

  • Create, maintain, and enter information into databases as requested
  • Attend classes of the instructor whom they are assisting as requested.
  • Maintain Program Bulletin Boards
  • Manage paper or electronic filing systems, recording information, updating paperwork, or maintaining documents, such as student-related work, correspondences (internal and external), or other materials associated with program-related work.
  • Maintain scheduling and event calendars for program as requested.
  • Make copies of correspondence or other printed material as requested.

Faculty Support

  • Provide research assistance to faculty members.
  • Lead discussion sections, tutorials, or laboratory sections as requested.
  • Order or obtain materials needed for classes.
  • Teach or substitute for program faculty, as requested.
  • Provide instructors with assistance in the use of technology to support coursework if needed.
  • Maintain fieldwork materials

*Other duties may be required as identified by Program Director


Fellowship Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications: 

 The graduate fellow should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A working knowledge of the School Counseling  department, college and  certification requirements
  •  Previous experience working in schools or with this population preferred.
  • APA writing skill
  • Organizational and administrative skill/experience

Position Requirements:

The fellow must be a full time graduate student at Springfield College and be enrolled in the School Counseling program.