Texas A&M University Professional Counselor II in College Station, Texas

Position Information

Position Title Professional Counselor II

Posting Title Professional Counselor II

System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)

Department STUDENT COUNSELING SERVICE / 02-217860

Posting Number S00198FY18

Salary $55,000

Pay Basis Annually

Job Close Date

Geographic Location College Station

Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time

Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No

Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No

EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

Provide multi-culturally competent individual, group, and couple counseling as well as crisis intervention for professional DVM students in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). Teach wellness curriculum in the classroom to audiences of 30-600 participants. Provide outreach, consultation, supervision, and research as needed to staff, faculty, and DVM students/house officers in the CVM. Serves on SCS and CVM committees.

Required Education and Experience

Masters in Counseling & Guidance, Social Work, Counseling or Clinical Psychology or other specialty related to job function. One year post master’s experience in college counseling center or other relevant setting.

Preferred Education and Experience

Doctorate in Counseling and guidance, Social Work, Psychology or other specialty related to job function. Licensure as and LPC or Psychologist in the state of Texas.

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations

Texas Licensed Professional Counsel (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations

NCC Certification Credential

Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Previous professional education and experience working with university or college students. Ability to work cooperatively in a multidisciplinary team environment; adherence to organizational protocol, policies, procedures. Adherence to Ethical Guidelines of the American Counseling Association. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Sensitivity to and knowledgeable of effective means of assisting multicultural students.

Other Requirements or Other Factors

Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

Detailed Job Duties

Duties Performed

Provides academic and career counseling to individuals and groups. Provides educational workshops, primarily related to improvement of study skills and choice of majors and careers. Provides crisis intervention and personal counseling to individuals, couples and groups. Engages in counseling related activities including, but not limited to, maintaining counseling records; administering and interpreting psychological tests/inventories; making referrals, and managing various organizational and administrative aspects of counseling cases.

Duties Performed

Coordinates and provides appropriate programming to veterinary students.

Duties Performed

Provides training/supervision or adjunct supervision for doctoral and masters-level intern and practicum students.

Duties Performed

When applicable, serves on internal Student Counseling Service committees and/or acts as a representative for the Student Counseling Service for campus committees when appropriate. Represents the SCS at University and other functions as appropriate and as requested by the administrators. Attends Division of Student Affairs and University meetings as appropriate.

Duties Performed

Other duties as assigned.

Duties Performed

Participates in continuing education and professional development activities related to the performance of job functions and the maintenance of skills in one’s professional specialty area, including provision of professional presentations at local, state, regional, and national conferences and workshops.

Duties Performed

Provides outreach presentations for students, faculty members, and staff members.