Veterans Counselor

Location
Fort Worth, TX
Posted
Sep 18, 2019
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Community College
Posting Details

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Position Information

Job TitleVeterans CounselorPosting NumberF003375Position StatusFull TimeAssignment Length This field only applies to FacultyGrant FundedNoCategoryAPTClass Code13Pay RateCommensurate with education and experienceLocationTrinity RiverDepartmentTR Counseling ServicesJob Summary

Counsels and provides individual and group educational and vocational guidance services to military veteran students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Provides short-term personal counseling to veterans students in accordance with best practices and the mission of Tarrant County College
• Provides crisis counseling for students referred by Campus Care Teams, faculty, staff, and students
• Counsels students toward understanding and overcoming social, emotional, and developmental issues
• Develops and presents veteran student wellness and/or student success seminars
• Refers students to local, State, and Federal Veterans Affairs (VA) agencies and resources as needed
• Engages in research and follow-up activities to evaluate counseling techniques associated with counseling veteran students
• Assists with the academic advising process for veterans students
• Visits area VA agencies and other community organizations to conduct seminars and presentations, or disperse college information as necessary
• Communicates, collaborates, and provides consultation with faculty to increase veterans student success
• Collects, organizes, and analyzes information about individuals through records, tests, interviews, and professional sources to appraise their interests, aptitudes, abilities, and personality characteristics, for vocational and educational planning
• Compiles and studies occupational, educational, and economic information to aid counselees in making and carrying out vocational and educational objectives
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the TCC Institute
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Master’s degree in counseling, psychology or social work from a regionally accredited college or university
• Three (3) years of counseling experience, including a minimum of one (1) year of providing personal counseling to veterans
• *Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP), or National Certified Counselor (NCC)
*must hold an unrestricted mental health license in Texas, or ability to obtain prior to hire
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Experience working with computerized systems

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Veterans counseling experience in higher education
• Active membership in the Military and Government Counseling Association (a division of ACA)
• Counseling certifications related to counseling veterans / veteran students and their families

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills

Accommodations

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions SummaryPosted09/16/2019 Posting Contact Summary

Should you have questions specific to this position please contact the following individual

ContactDeidra Turner*[email protected] DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Certification / License
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the highest level of education you have completed.
    • High School Diploma / GED
    • 60 or more College Credit Hours
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate Degree
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have a Master's degree (or higher) in counseling, psychology or social work from a regionally accredited college or university?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you credentialed in one or more of the following: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP) or National Certified Counselor (NCC)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you currently hold an unrestricted mental health license in Texas?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Ability to obtain prior to hire
  5. * Please list any certification or licensure you have that is directly related to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * How many years of counseling experience do you have?
    • Less than 1 year of experience
    • 1 year of experience
    • 2 years of experience
    • 3 years of experience
    • 4 years of experience
    • 5 or more years of experience
  7. * How many years of experience do you have providing personal counseling to veterans?
    • Less than 1 year of experience
    • 1 year of experience
    • 2 years of experience
    • 3 years of experience
    • 4 years of experience
    • 5 or more years of experience
  8. * How would you rate your level of experience using word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)?
    • Advanced
    • Intermediate
    • Beginner
    • None
  9. * How would you rate your experience with web-based software?
    • Advanced
    • Intermediate
    • Beginner
    • None
  10. * Briefly describe your experience with veterans or active members of the military.

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. * Describe your experience as it relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)