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Job Req ID:  16178

College & Career Support Counselor


General Summary/Purpose:

The Achieving College/Career Excellence through Student Success (ACCESS) grant initiative is currently looking for support counselors. Support counselors will be assigned to grant schools in Prince George’s Public School District and will ensure that students and their families understand and experience career and college readiness, including college/universities, admissions, the financial aid process and more. If you aspire to work with students and families to increase their college and career attainment, consider applying. Interested individuals should maintain school counseling certification or be enrolled in a school counseling program at the practicum or internship level. In addition to the aforementioned, ACCESS Support Counselors will:


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Build positive relationships with students/families and other school staff for a career and college going culture
  • Encourage each student to consider a broad range of appropriate college choices and/or career pathways
  • Provide information regarding college and career preparation, including high school course selection, test taking skills and basic financial planning to help prepare for future education and career opportunities
  • Communicate student needs to the Site Project Coordinator
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for college and career readiness as well as the ACCESS initiatives


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Interested individuals must have school counseling certification or be enrolled in a school counseling program at the practicum or internship level



Classified Title: College & Career Support Counselor 
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD 
Starting Salary Range: $20.00 per hour
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Sunday through Saturday 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: Telework 
Department name: 60003332-Educator Preparation Programs 
Personnel area: School of Education


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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