General Definition of Work
Through leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, school counselors promote student success, provide
preventive services, and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school
counseling program addressing academic, career, and social/emotional development for all students.
The major functions of the school counselor job description incorporate the North Carolina State Board
of Education's guiding mission that every public school student will graduate from high school globally
competitive for work and postsecondary education and prepared for life in the twenty-first century.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
State Salary Schedule Plus Local Supplement
Essential Functions (These duties represent a sample and may vary by position.)