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Guidance Counselor (E&IS)(Fort Carson, CO)

Position: Guidance Counselor
Location: Fort Carson, CO (In-Person)

The Army Fellows Program is a two-year fellowship as a federal civilian. We hire fellows as permanent, full-time employees with full pay and benefits. Guaranteed placement is offered after the fellowship for those who meet requirements.
We are seeking driven, high-performing teammates, and we will provide opportunities to apply your talent to make a positive difference through meaningful work. You’ll also learn and grow through a structured but flexible two-year developmental program that accounts for your existing knowledge, skills, behaviors, and preferences and for your career field’s professional competencies.
In this role you will
  • Assist Soldiers in establishing academic/vocational goals and counsel them on the use of tuition assistance funds.
  • Advise Soldiers on a variety of non-traditional education programs (experiential learning, external degrees, credentialing programs, credit for military experience and training).
  • Provide information on financial assistance programs, to include Veterans education benefits.
  • Administer and interpret appropriate military and academic tests.
  • Conduct educational briefings and presentations for in-processing, general education, and financial aid to various stakeholders.
  • Conduct outreach to promote education programs and services to various levels of leadership and other stakeholders.

Starting salary range: $36,808 - $47,850 per year 
Salary range after one year: $45,595 - $59,269
Salary range after two years: $55,772 - $72,505

A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours appropriate to the position to be filled in one or a combination of the following areas, with at least one course from (1) or (2). (1)Tests and measurement: Study of the selection, evaluation, administration, scoring, interpretation, and uses of group and individual aptitude, proficiency, interest, and other tests; (2) Adult education: Study of the adult as a learner, teaching-learning theories for adults, models and procedures for planning, designing, managing, and evaluating adult learning activities; (3) Educational program administration: Study of the foundation and methods in organizing for adult and continuing education programs; (4) Curriculum development or design: Study of the principles and techniques for development of curricula for adult or vocational education programs; (5) Teaching methods: Study of teaching strategies and learning styles of the adult learner; (6) Guidance and counseling: Study of the purposes and methods in counseling and guidance, the role of the counselor in various settings, approaches to counseling, and the uses of tests in the counseling situation; (7) Career planning: Study of career development, learning activities, systems, approaches, program coordination, use of educational and community resources, and vocational counseling systems; OR (8) Occupational information: Study of theories of occupational choice and vocational development and their application to the guidance process. Identification and utilization of various types of occupational information and resources. Degree must be completed by December 2022. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.)
B. A college or university-sponsored practicum in counseling.