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Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the personal counselor to participate in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of mental health counseling services and student development that will result in educational and personal enhancement of Bloomfield College students.  In collaboration with Health Services, the Chaplain’s office and other campus departments, the Personal Counselor will support advancement of the visions, missions and values of Bloomfield College, The Wellness Center and the Office of Personal Counseling.

Primary Functional Responsibilities:


·         Provide mental health counseling, education and referral services;

·         Coordinate and implement campus-wide prevention/educational programming pertaining to signs of emotional distress and early identification of “at risk” students;

·         Conduct individual and group counseling sessions;

·         Provide outreach to “at risks” student populations, as needed;

·         Serve as consultant to faculty and staff regarding students of concern;

·         In emergency situations, work with other professionals to evaluate students and refer to appropriate resources, as needed;

·         Assist in coordination of Wellness Center Initiatives, including but not limited to First Year Student Orientation, First Year Seminar Courses, class visits and various workshops/presentations;

·         Report to the Director of Personal Counseling managing assigned tasks, as needed;

·         Provide other services based on areas of expertise and needs that may arise at various times during the academic year;

·         Collaborate with Residential Education and Housing and Student Affairs Central Office identifying areas of concern, current trends in student health needs and providing appropriate gatekeeper training;



·         Report to the Director of Personal Counseling and meet weekly for clinical supervision

·         Participate in staff meetings and briefings

·         Maintain confidential records of student contacts

·         Submit weekly report on student cases and prevention/education efforts



·         Serve as a member of the Wellness Canter and participate in campus-wide functions (i.e. First Year Student Orientation Session, A.D.E.P.T. Alcohol, Drug, Education, Prevention and Training etc.)

·         Other committees as required by the Vice President and/or Associate Dean of Student Affairs and/or Director of Personal Counseling



·         Maintain regular office hours and participate in programming during evening and/or weekend as needed.

·         Attend appropriate webinars, workshops, conferences and related off-campus activities to assist in role as Personal Counselor

·         Assist in the operation of the Student Affairs area



·         Master’s degree in counseling or related field,

·         NJ License as an LPC, LCSW or Psychologist

·         Minimum of 2 years of experience providing mental health counseling, education, crisis intervention and consultation services.

·         Preferred Qualifications: Experience providing mental health counseling, education and treatment to college students. 

·         Candidate should possess and demonstrate ability to work with diverse constituencies.  Excellent communication skills are essential, along with high level of organization, leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities.


Send resume and three references to nicole_palagano@bloomfield.edu


Bloomfield College is seeking a Director of Academic Support Services and the Testing Center at Bloomfield College. This position will oversee and coordinate efforts to provide comprehensive support services to incoming and continuing students, transfers, veterans and adult learners, which include the CITEL Tutoring Center, the Office of Adult Support Services, the Writing Center, Summer Programs for First Year Students, the Group Study Hub, the GradPrep program, as well as represent Academic Affairs on various committees. This position also includes overseeing and providing individual academic counseling for Leap Program students, At Risk students and students who have been referred because of academic dishonesty.  In addition, the person in this position will coordinate all test preparation and testing services provided by the Bloomfield College Testing Center, as well as staff who have responsibility for operating the Testing Center.  The position reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. A graduate degree is required.

Job responsibilities include the following:

  • Set the vision for creative, energetic, welcoming programs where all students can explore ways to deepen their skills as scholars, whatever their level.
  • Oversee the management of the CITEL Tutoring Center, including the Group Study Hub, and the GradPrep Program.
  • Support the Director of the Writing Center in the management and development of the Writing Center.
  • Develop and oversee the Office of Adult Support Services, which serves veterans, transfer students and adult students.
  • Oversee and participate in providing individual academic counseling for Leap Program students, At Risk students, Early Alert, students that wish to withdraw from a course and students who have been referred because of academic dishonesty.
  • Coordinate programs for first year students by providing Summer Programs for specific cohorts that flow seamlessly into first year courses, which are organized around common goals and processes for student success.
  • Lead staff in developing a researcher/diagnostician/assessment approach to learning support and explore new and innovative ways to help students reach their academic goals.
  • Provide for the preparation, training and evaluating of professional and peer tutors.
  • Develop tutoring protocols in collaboration with tutoring staff; test for effectiveness.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of record systems for tutoring and testing activities and other department initiatives.
  • Explore innovative uses of technology, social learning, and alternative forms of content representation to increase tutor effectiveness.
  • Work with faculty to strengthen the interface between in-class instruction and tutoring services.
  • Represent Academic Affairs on various committees, including Enrollment Management, the CARE Team, SAP and First Year Programs.
  • Oversee the management and expand revenue opportunities of The Testing Center at Bloomfield College.
  • Oversee and maintain Starfish retention software.

All applicants must provide electronically (PDF format preferred) a letter of application, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation with contact information to citel_jobs@bloomfield.edu. Applications must be submitted by November 27, 2017. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Those selected for an interview will be asked to supply official graduate transcripts.


Director of Career Development

Bloomfield College, a 150-year old liberal arts college of 2000+ students is committed to preparing students to attain academic, personal and professional excellence in a multicultural and global society.

The College seeks a full-time, highly motivated and talented higher education professional for the position of Director for the Center for Career Development (CCD).  Reporting directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director will lead the new “Career and Work Ready Program”, manage, and supervise all aspects of the department.   The Director will develop and implement a comprehensive program for students that intentionally provide connections between the liberal arts curriculum, graduate school acceptances and career opportunities. The Director will have direct oversight of the College’s student employment/internship program.  The Director will foster a “career culture” within the College and assist students in exploring their passions to discover their individual career paths.

The Director will design, coordinate, and implement a variety of support programs and services; and provide an array of educational activities to promote students’ success and graduation from the College.


  • Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Human Resources or related degree is required and a minimum of five years’ experience with increasing leadership responsibilities in college/university career development, employer relations, job placement, and/or human resources.
  • Minimum of five years as a director in career services and professional experience in human resources and higher education in the areas of employer relations, management of internship and/or cooperative education programs, campus recruitment programs, and relationship/partnership marketing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of career development theories, college-to-career best practices, and the integration of career exploration and student development into undergraduate coursework.
  • Understanding and appreciation of the values and role of a liberal-arts college.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate effectively and sensitively to a diverse, multicultural population.
  • Proven track record of successful project management and creation and implementation of new initiatives related to internship and cooperative education, employer relations, campus recruitment, and the graduate school decision.
  • Strong written/oral communication, marketing, networking and demonstrated computer skills.

Send resume, cover letter and at least 3 names, addresses and telephone numbers of professional references via email or certified mail to:

Ms. Keisha Newell (keisha_newell@bloomfield.edu)
Interim Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs|
Bloomfield College
208 Liberty Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Applications must be received by November 1, 2017   


Associate Director of International Student Practicum and Activities

Basic Function:

The Associate Director is a full-time position within the Office of International Training and Professional Studies of Bloomfield College. The Associate Director provides administrative and logistical support to the department with close direction from the Director of Global Education. The Associate Director will develop, manage and evaluate international students’ practicum opportunities and resources, and she/he is to place them to practicum places appropriate to their academic goals and is to provide customer-oriented support and service to all international students. Evening and weekend hours required, as well as driving students to/from places.

Principle Function and Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and manage prospective practicum employers/places relevant to students’ academic goals and contributes to a published list of opportunities and contact information.
  • Contacts administrators/employers to create and develop practicum opportunities on behalf of students to ensure a wide range of opportunities related to the programs of study offered at ITPS.
  • Collaborates with academic/industrial administrators to identify, define, and meet student practicum needs, goals and objectives.
  • Manages and evaluates practicum outcomes and develops improvement and project plans including proposals for new programs and initiatives related to funding options, tracking, and assessment of practicum programs.
  • Maintains practicum placement follow-up records and reports weekly to supervisor when requested.
  • Maintains comprehensive records on various businesses, organizations, and employers.
  • Participates in staff development activities, including regular staff meeting.
  • Works cooperatively with all other staff members including program instructors, both within the division and with the campus at large, to maximize the short and long term success of the programs.
  • Provides students, clients, partners and co-workers with the highest level of service excellence and professionalism so as to enhance retention and provide growth for the department.
  • Supports ITPS to create promotional materials and to market all programs.
  • Updates and organizes all forms, documents and files as needed.
  • Helps to problem solve across the organization.
  • Helps with design of new programs/services or concepts.
  • A requirement of this position will be to drive department vehicles when necessary.
  • Additional duties as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate core competencies.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in practicum/internship placement, recruitment, or in college career services.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean abstract.
  • Experience working with international students
  • Available to work flexible day, evening and weekend hours

Must be detail oriented with strong customer/client service skills, able to communicate clearly and effectively, able to work independently with minimal supervision; and, able to work on various large projects simultaneously. Strong administrative skills, including MOS 2010.

Send resume and three references to soyun_park@bloomfield.edu



Bloomfield College is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer. The College is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workplace and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The College encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.