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Staff Counselor

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by South Dakota State University

Brookings, SD 57006
Leisure & Sport
17 Jul 2019
Annual Salary
Student Health Clinic and Counseling Services at South Dakota State University is seeking two full-time, 9-month, benefit eligible Staff Counselor positions. These positions will provide mental health services for college students serving as Counselors in the Student Health Clinic and Counseling Services (SHCCS). These positions report directly to the SHCCS Assistant Director. SDSU actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. RESPONSIBILITIES:These positions serve as mental health counselors providing individual and group counseling, as well as prevention education, to a diverse population of students with emotional, behavioral or academic concerns to promote student well-being, success, and retention at SDSU. Counseling Services is located in the Wellness Center and is integrated with the Student Health Clinic within a university setting. Successful applicants will be required to provide after-hour crisis intervention services within a response time of 45 minutes on a rotating schedule. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:• Master's Degree in Counseling or a closely related field completed by first day of employment;• Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences;• Excellent oral and written communication skills;• Demonstrated organizational and time management skills;• Strong interpersonal skills;• Ability to work as a contributing team member; • Must be able to provide after-hour crisis intervention services within a response time of 45 minutes on a rotating schedule. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:• Experience with after-hours crisis intervention;• Experience working with a diverse college population in a college setting;• LPC, LPCMH, LMT, or MSW, CCDIII Level Licensure in the state of South Dakota;• Experience providing educational training on mental health issues and various topics to large groups (20+);• Experience facilitating group counseling sessions. BENEFITS:South Dakota State University offers a wide range of benefits including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans, compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions. This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, resume, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at if you require assistance with this process. Any offer of employment is contingent on the university's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check. South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment. Scheduled 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with rotating evenings, weekends and holidays as needed and on call hours.As needed evening and weekend hours, plus rotating evening, weekend and holiday on call hours.
Category: Social Services , Keywords: Mental Health Counselor

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