ODYSSEY COUNSELOR

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 92190-AS

Work Type: Staff-Part Time

Department: DCS/LIB ART & APP ST/LAAS


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92190-AS

Working Title: Odyssey Counselor

Official Title: ASSOC COUNSELOR(R72FN)

Hiring Department: A938800-DIVN OF CONTINUING STUDIES/LIB ART & APP ST/LAAS

FTE: 25% - 35%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 06, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

$42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Fixed



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required in one of the following fields Social work, Counseling, Mental Health, Marriage and Family Therapy, or related field.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- 1 or more years of experience working in any of the following fields: Social work, Counseling, Mental Health, Marriage and Family Therapy, preferably with populations including low-income persons and racial and ethnic minority groups.
- Experience working in a higher education institution and/or with college students.
- Experience working / volunteering for a crisis hotline or similar service.
- Knowledge of local, state and federal resources available to support low-income families and people with mental health needs



Position Summary:

The Odyssey Project Counselor will support Odyssey students and alumni facing obstacles that stand in the way of pursuing higher education. These obstacles include a wide array of circumstances faced by persons living in poverty, such as housing instability, food insecurity, domestic abuse, substance abuse, and challenges with employment and mental health.



Additional Information:

This position has guaranteed funding for 6 months, with the expectation that an additional 6 months of funding will be provided. It will be evaluated on a 6 months basis.



Contact:

Leanne Morris
leanne.morris@wisc.edu
608-890-3337
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and references online by the application consideration date.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Oct 2 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Oct 16 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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