Counselor / Accessibility Services Coordinator

Location
Alpine, Brewster County / Sul Ross, Brewster County
Posted
Jul 01, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Salary: $35,118 Requirements: Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related mental health field; credentials sufficient to obtain LPC in Texas within 6 months; two or more years in providing direct counseling services to individuals and groups; demonstrated ability to interact effectively with students of diverse backgrounds, faculty, staff and administrators. Excellent written and oral communication skills and effective public relations skills; demonstrated leadership skills, experience in teaching, personnel supervision and management; sensitivity, creativity, energy and an understanding of persons and their interactions. Responsibilities: Responsibilities may vary from routine counseling services and related activities to crisis intervention and related counseling; mental health awareness presentations, workshops, and screenings; consultation with faculty and staff; referrals to off campus mental health providers. Responsible for all aspects of the accessibility services program. Provides individual and group therapeutic counseling to students in personal/social, academic and career areas; case management related to the above counseling, including planning, evaluation and recording of each counseling session; consults with faculty and staff regarding personal and/or work-related issues; submits monthly reports of counseling activity; reads and studies in areas of relevance to counseling and attends trainings to keep license current; program planning, staffing, and evaluation with other departmental professional counseling staff. Coordinates all aspects of a university accessibility services program. Administrative duties and other duties as assigned. Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. Additional Responsibilities: Presents seminars, workshops, and screenings on mental health awareness and issues to students, staff, and faculty, and various groups- including orientation sessions, classroom presentations, and residential living staff; assists in planning, coordinating and evaluating various activities- including orientation, mental health awareness, sexual assault awareness, and substance abuse awareness; attends workshops, training sessions, and conferences on subjects related to responsibilities; consults with faculty and staff on certain disciplinary, substance abuse and other concerns related to students; performs other duties as assigned.