East Lansing
Jun 07, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Counselor in Residence

Position Summary

This positions provides mental health and wellness services to assist domestic and international students in the University Residence Halls/Neighborhoods so that students can attain their education and academic goals.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post- bachelor degree work such as a Masters in Counseling, or Psychology; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in counseling in a clinic/agency environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The job also requires certification or licensing by the State of Michigan.

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrated interest and experience in university based counseling services and knowledge of mental health issues and challenges affecting domestic and international university students such as a resident assistant, graduate hall director or student leader; evidence of ability to reach out and engage with students; experience working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders demonstrated in application of multicultural counseling principles including evidence based interventions; creative leadership skills and commitment to innovation.

Required Application Materials

cover letter


Work Hours

Hours can include evenings in order to deliver accessible and responsive programming to students and others as needed.

Description of Flex Period

2 months unpaid leave of absence during summer period - Mid-May to Mid-August

(Bidding Eligibility ends June 13, 2017 at 11:55 PM)