JOB NO.: 92190-AS
Work Type: Staff-Part Time
Department: DCS/LIB ART & APP ST/LAAS
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.
$42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
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
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.
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.
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