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Educational Planner

Jefferson Community College, Watertown, NY, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) System, is conducting a search for a full-time Educational Planner.

Responsibilities include developing a structured academic plan for assigned students that include career assessment and transfer-driven paths to achieving academic success and completion.  The successful candidate will be passionate about assisting students in achieving their educational goals and will be knowledgeable about the barriers and challenges facing students in higher education particularly the community college setting.  Candidate will be familiar with academic advising, transfer, and career planning and assessment. The job is located within the College's Educational Planning and Advising Center whose primary mission is to provide academic planning, career assessment, and transfer guidance to assigned students.  Minimal overnight travel for training and professional development may be required. The Educational Planner will work with the College's leadership to advance the mission of the Strategic Plan 2020-2025.

Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field and three (3) years of appropriate professional experience.                                                             
Applicants must interact and communicate effectively with diverse populations, foster inclusion, and promote equal access and treatment for groups traditionally under-represented in higher education.

Preferred: Master's degree in a related field and experience in counseling, college admissions, advising or student financial aid is highly desirable.

To Apply:  For additional information about the College and this posting, please visit,, and select “Careers at Jefferson”.  You may apply by selecting the “Apply Now” button.  A letter of application (cover letter), résumé, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references are required.  Review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, completed applications must be received by Thursday, September 23, 2021.  Finalists will be responsible for interview-related expenses.

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