The Wolfpack Counseling Center provides individual counseling in a
professional and confidential setting that meets the
psychological, emotional and developmental needs of students
as they pursue their academic goals. They promote the psychological
and emotional well-being of students and enhancement of students'
academic and personal functioning.
The Counseling Center educates students regarding their emotional
well-being and methods to maintain well being to enable the
students to successfully meet academic, developmental and
This is a part-time, 73% FTE position.
Description of Job: The counselor provides individual
counseling to students, couples counseling when applicable and
group counseling on occasion. The counselor will develop a
diagnostic impression, treatment plan and goals with the individual
student and document same. Documentation will include initial
intake, treatment plan, goals and progress toward goals.
Documentation will be in the Electronic Health Record and will
reflect necessary information to allow billing for reimbursement,
utilizing Medicare guidelines for mental health care visits.
Collaboration with other members of the mental health care and
health care team will allow the counselor to provide the
highest level of care, refer when appropriate and determine level
of care to meet the student's needs.
- Provide individual counseling services to students by
completing initial intake information, establishing a diagnostic
impression, developing a treatment plan with goals and determining
progress toward individual student's goals.
- Collaborate with other counselors, psychiatric nurse
practitioner, psychiatrist and, Director of Wolfpack
Counseling Center to ensure the appropriate level of care is
utilized to best meet the needs of the students. Refer for
psychological testing when applicable and/or to other mental
health care providers to ensure the best outcome for the
- Provide crisis intervention on campus in the event a student is
imminently a danger to self or others and arrange transport
for immediate evaluation and treatment in a safe
environment for the student. This includes completing documentation
of behaviors, impression, acuity of student need and reasons for
- Documentation of intake information, diagnostic impression,
treatment plan and goals for individual students. Document progress
toward goals in each session. Document interventions utilized to
meet the goals and demonstrate progress in the treatment plan.
- Documentation will be completed in the Electronic Health Care
record and will follow Medicare guidelines for documentation of
mental health issues. This requires a diagnostic impression or
diagnosis, treatment plan with goals, documentation of visits to
include behaviors of student and progress toward goals.
- Determine need for referral for other services in the event
that progress is not being shown and/or the student demonstrates
the need for other services, i.e. psychological testing,
medication, psychiatric intervention.
- Provide education for student, faculty and staff regarding
mental health issues. This may include, but is not limited
to, providing educational information and training to Residence
Assistants, Hall Directors, Desk Attendants, student athletes,
Greek Life and in classroom participation.
- Attend staff meetings, department meetings and division
meetings to assess how counseling is assisting in meeting
departmental, divisional and university mission and goals.
- Attend continuing education opportunities to enhance knowledge
base and maintain licensure and/or certification, if
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of
Employment & Appeal Rights: Minimum
- Master's degree in social work, psychology or counseling
- Successful completion of CACREP certification.
- Licensure as LCSW or LPC in the state of Colorado.
- Electronic Health Care record experience or ability to adapt to
- Two or more years of individual, couples and/or group
- Doctoral degree.
- Other certification in specialty counseling beneficial.
Supplemental Information: All interested candidates
must apply through the on-line application system.
other format of application materials will be accepted.
Applicants must attach the following documents, in order to
be considered for this position:
Applications submitted without the required attachments
above or an application not completed in its entirety will be
considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection
process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make
changes or add information to their application packet, with the
exception of their personal contact and demographic
Early submission of application materials is encouraged.
Screening of application materials will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled, though all applications
received by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Saturday, July 3, 2021 will be given
About Colorado State University
- a letter of intent (cover letter);
- a current resume or CV;
- unofficial or official transcripts showing degree
- three professional references with contact information
to the on-line application.
Colorado State University Pueblo is a comprehensive state
university with an enrollment of 4,000 students. CSU Pueblo
provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction
with a small student-to-faculty ratio for an ever-changing global
economy. Students can choose from 35 undergraduate programs
with 81 fields of study in the College of Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics; the Hasan School of Business; the
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of
Health, Education, and Nursing; and 13 graduate programs.
CSU Pueblo is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and
entrepreneurship that elevates our people and our community,
creates educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations,
and supports inclusion, access, and affordability as a gateway to
the world. CSU Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse
population of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the
demographic characteristics of the student body. Because more than
25 percent of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has
designated CSU Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution. Besides
reflecting our commitment to serve this critically important and
rapidly growing segment of the student population, that designation
also allows the University to compete for certain federal grant
funds to support its ability to better serve all students.
Among its unique features, CSU Pueblo is one of seven schools
in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines
electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business
ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools
internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in
business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board
of Directors. The College of STEM houses an undergraduate
engineering program that was ranked in the nation's top 100
by U.S. News and World Report
. CSU Pueblo has
an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly renovated
Library, a new general academic classroom building, and a newly
renovated and expanded student center.
At CSU Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased
significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter
environment to a more traditional collegiate experience.
Competing at the NCAA Division II level, CSU Pueblo is a
member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers 22
varsity intercollegiate sports and also has active intramural and
club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus
Colorado State University Pueblo offers a comprehensive benefits
Medical Insurance and Prescription Drugs
Flexible Benefit Plan
Basic Term Life Insurance
Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
Travel Accident Insurance
Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
Wellness Incentive Program
Annual & Sick Leave
About Pueblo, Colorado
The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich,
diverse city of more than 100,000, located in the southern part of
the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the
majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year-round
climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and
300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts
to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities,
encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along
Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or
skiing in the mountains to the west. The region is heavily
agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and
a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology
CSU Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive
learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct
background investigations for all final candidates being considered
for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited
to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex
offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are
extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a
background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions
depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV
and/or credit check.
The University reserves the right to check additional
references, with prior notification given to the candidate.
Note: The successful
candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work
completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
regulations, be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept
work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
It is the policy of Colorado State University Pueblo to
provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with
disabilities. If you need accommodations, please contact the
Office of Human Resources and Institutional Equity at (719)
549-2441 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Colorado State University Pueblo is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran
status. Additionally, the University complies with all other
relevant, federal, state, and local laws regarding employment