Career Opportunities: Staff
To apply for an employment opportunity at Bloomfield College, all applicants should reply to person or office indicated at:
467 Franklin Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Fax: (973) 743-3998 (unless otherwise indicated in specific job posting)
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- Answer and responds to correspondence from the general email box
- Answer phone calls coming into the Financial Aid Office
- Responsible for processing applications and administering and managing all financial aid programs including federal, state, and institutional.
- Responsible for understanding packaging and standards of academic progress
- Collect and track financial aid documents.
- Assist in the processing of financial aid award letters.
- Provide and promote excellent customer service to students regarding all financial matters.
- Evening and weekend hours as required.
- Other duties and special projects as assigned.
- Responsible for identifying and counseling prospective former students
- Proactively respond to former student inquiries via phone and email
- Interview former students to determine their backgrounds, goals, and objectives
- Work with students and appropriate offices on campus to troubleshoot enrollment issues such as financial aid eligibility, campus employment, academic standing, etc.
- Assist students with the reinstatement process and work with the Director of Admission, Director of Student Financial Services, and the Registrar to promote enrollment
- Follow-up with students to provide ongoing encouragement and support
- Other duties and special projects as assigned
Reporting to the Director of Educational Opportunity Fund Program, the EOF Counselor provides: a) comprehensive academic, personal, and career counseling to a diverse student population; b) facilitates program efforts to address male student initiatives within the program c) contributes to the design, coordination and implementation of EOF support programs, activities, and events; d) maintains an EOF student caseload of Bloomfield College Juniors and Seniors and related records; ) facilitates workshops on college success and develops initiatives to enhance the retention of EOF students with a focus on second year students; f) meets with incoming students for the EOF program; and g) serves on college committees and other related duties.
In this role, the Counselor will serve as a member of the EOF team, which provides:
* A comprehensive program for academically and financially challenged students.
* Quality support services to enhance students' academic, personal, and professional development towards successful completion of their college education.
Principal Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Provide a structured ongoing program of academic, personal, career and financial counseling for all EOF students.
2. Establish a positive environment to facilitate open communications and serve as a liaison with students, faculty, and staff.
3. Monitor EOF students' academic performance and progress and provide advisement on course registration.
4. Develop effective strategies to increase student enrollment and retention.
5. Assist in the planning and implementation of the Five-Week Summer EOF Residential Enrichment Program, EOF Freshman Development Program (FDP), Positive Student Support Program (PASS), and Career Action Program (CAP).
6. Create and manage effectively a support service program budget.
7. Develop and maintain positive relationships with high school administrators, guidance counselors, teachers, and staff.
8. Evaluate and maintain on-going contact with student applicants to ensure completion of the application process.
9. Conduct presentations on College admission and financial aid procedures at on- and at off-campus visit sites.
10. Design and facilitate workshops on study/note taking skills, time/stress management, diversity education, healthy relationships, and other required college skills to succeed.
11. Complete and submit reports on student counseling sessions, program accomplishments, budget management, areas of improvement, and annual plans.
12. Attend on- and off-campus workshops, training programs, and professional development conferences (e.g., EOF NJ Statewide Conference) and serve on campus-wide committees as required.
13. Work closely with all offices and departments at the College and specifically within the Divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs.
14. Works occasional evenings and weekends.
15. Maintain the overall daily operation of the EOF program in the absence of the EOF Director.
16. Other duties as assigned by the Director of EOF and the Student Affairs Office.
* A Baccalaureate degree in Psychology/Sociology; Master's degree in Counseling or related field preferred.
* Two years of experience in college level academic and career counseling and financial aid advisement.
* Strong communication, organizational, and computer skills.
* One year of professional experience working with individuals from socio-economically challenged backgrounds.
Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and minimum of the names, addresses, and phone numbers for three references to:
Educational Opportunity Fund Program
455 Franklin Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
or via email to EOF_Department@Bloomfield.edu
(No phone calls please)
Deadline for submission is April 30, 2015
Bloomfield College is seeking a motivated, creative, ambitious Full-Time Resident Director (RD) to join our Residential Education and Housing Department (REH). This is a twelve-month live-on position managing a residence area of approximately 250 + undergraduate and international students within 2-3 co-educational residential facilities. The Resident Director will supervise 8-12 student para-professionals in providing excellent services, programming initiatives, and support to residents. The position serves on a campus-wide crisis management duty rotation and is under the supervision of the Director of Residential Education and Housing. The position requires an ability to promote student academic success; provide leadership for positively managing a diverse student community and applying student development responses to the residence hall community, student concerns, staff supervision, student organization advising, and educational & social programming.
The Resident Director responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
1. Assumes responsibility for the day-to-day operation of one or more assigned residence hall(s) addressing any unsatisfactory health and safety conditions.
2. Provides direct supervision and evaluation of student staff including assisting with the recruitment, selection placement and training of undergraduate hall staff.
3. Provides appropriate response to student concerns and behaviors including crisis situations, behavioral concerns and student conflicts including adjudicating College policy violations.
4. Advises, confers, and offers appropriate referrals for students who exhibit academic and personal concerns.
5. Supervises building(s) openings and closings at the beginning and end of each academic year, scheduled break periods and summer conferences.
6. Maintain an accurate inventory of all keys, equipment, supplies, and furniture within the residence halls.
7. Requests maintenance and custodial repairs and insure their completion in a timely manner.
8.Prepares all required reports, records and evaluations promptly and accurately as assigned.
9. Establish and maintain a positive working and collaborative relationship with Residence Life Central Office Staff, custodial staff, physical plant staff, and staff from other offices and departments within the Division of Student Affairs and the College.
10. Regularly participate in campus events including speakers, programs and late night/weekend campus events.
11. Participate in rotation of on-call responsibilities for the Office of Residential Education and Housing.
12. Complete other assignments and duties as assigned by the Director of Residential Education and Housing or his/her designee.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with at least two years’ experience working in Residence Life required; Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Education, Counseling, or Higher Education preferred. The position requires excellent written and verbal communication, organization, problem solving skills and supervisory skills with a commitment to student development and first year experience. Candidate must have expertise in crisis management, program development, advising of diverse student groups and working with minority, non-traditional and international students. Individuals who are able to work in a continuously changing organization and are highly motivated are best suited for this position.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and three references with full contact information to email@example.com until May 4, 2015
PLEASE NO CALLS
Attn: Resident Director Committee
208 Liberty Street, 1st Floor
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Bloomfield College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.