Counselor, Center For Wellness And Counseling

Augsburg College Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 4 months ago

About Augsburg University:

Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The trademark of an Augsburg education is its emphasis on direct, personal experience. Guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, Augsburg educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders.

Job Description:

CWC counselors support the academic success and retention of students by providing support with mental health and developmental concerns through short term counseling, referrals to community resources, crisis management, and consultation to the Augsburg Community. This position is benefits-eligible, holds a 0.75 FTE, and works 40 hours per week for nine (9) months during the academic year.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Short term mental health counseling and crisis intervention.

  • Referral guidance.

  • Client documentation.

  • Consultative services to faculty, staff and parents.

  • Staff meetings and case consultations.

  • Participation in campus and community events and outreach efforts related to mental health and wellness.

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree or higher in counseling, psychology, social work or marriage and family therapy required.

  • Current MN license in field of practice required.

  • Strong clinical multicultural competencies and experience working with a diverse community in mental health services required.

  • Demonstrated experience counseling male-identified clients, including knowledge of issues relevant to male-identified individuals.

  • Knowledge of issues relevant to college-student populations.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as ability to work independently required.

  • Demonstrated organizational abilities, especially ability to maintain client records required.

  • Desire to work in an academic setting and support the mission of the University.

  • One year or more of professional experience with higher education experience preferred.

  • Ability to be attentive to details, be accurate, be precise.

  • Ability to lead/teach and mentor others.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment; and work independently with little supervision.

  • Ability to reason/analyze; maintain confidentiality; and demonstrate patience, understanding.

  • Ability to show initiative; organize workflow; manage one or more projects; and handle frequent interruptions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One year or more of professional experience with higher education experience preferred.

  • Independent license preferred.

Additional Information:

Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status.

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Three Professional References

When entering reference information please use professional references (including one past or present supervisor).


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