Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 25 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today’s global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life. For more information about Caldwell University, visit caldwell.edu.
Caldwell University is an EOE.
Title: 2017 Summer Program Residence Counselor
The Residential Counselor’s position is a live-in, part-time position, during the EOF Summer Program. The period of employment will run for five weeks, from Wednesday, June 28th to Friday, July 28, 2017. In addition, the counselor’s hours of employment, each week, will be: from 5 PM on Sunday to 12 AM and 7 – 8:30 AM the next day, and Monday thru Thursday from 5 PM to 12 AM and 7 – 8:30 AM the next day. Due to the structure of the program this year Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22th will be included in the schedule.
The Residential Counselor’s responsibilities are:
1. Support and reinforce the Caldwell University and EOF rules and regulations in the dorm.
2. Maintain discipline and solve conflicts as they occur among the EOF students and give feedback in a timely manner to EOF Director.
3. Help students establish good college survival skills and achieve independence from home and family.
4. Give students practice in getting along with people whose background, interests and orientations differ from their
5. Facilitate workshops and or group activities to accommodate students with the tools necessary to help them adjust socially an emotionally within a new environment.
6. Offer students general support academically to help them meet the requirement to successfully complete the Summer Program (time management, reading textbooks, taking notes and study skills).
A Bachelor is required. However, a bachelor’s degree with a major directly related to counseling is preferred. Previous counseling related experience with academically and financially at-risk college students is also preferred. In addition, the candidate must have good communication and leadership skill, as well as the ability to work on a professional level with students, faculty, and staff. Please Note: This Position is Not-Open to students who will still be undergraduates in the fall of 2016 and beyond. Applicants must have been awarded their B.A. or B.S. Degree prior to the starting date of the 2017 EOF Summer Program, on June 28, 2017.
Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information.