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Professional Counselor I

Employer
Texas A&M International University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 9, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Professional Counselor I

Job Title
Professional Counselor I

Agency
Texas A&M International University

Department
Student Counseling & Disability Services

Proposed Minimum Salary
$3,742.67 monthly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description

Job Summary

The Professional Counselor I, under general supervision, provides personal counseling to individuals and groups.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides personal counseling and crisis intervention to individuals, couples, and groups.
  • Engages in counseling related activities including maintaining counseling records, administering and interpreting psychological tests/inventories, making referrals, and managing various organizational and administrative aspects of counseling cases.
  • Serves as an expert consultation resource.
  • Responds to requests for information about counseling services, programs, and organizational structure and policies.
  • Provides presentations for student, faculty members, and staff members about counseling services, programs, organization, professional development topics and issues, etc.
  • Assists with organizational and administrative tasks, as requested.
  • Provides academic and career choice counseling to individuals and groups.
  • Consults with students, faculty members, and staff members about students who are in need of academic and career choice counseling.
  • Engages in applied research and evaluation activities. Publishes and/or disseminates the results of research and evaluation efforts.


This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Serve as liaison with other offices.
  • Serve on committees.
  • Schedule, prepare, provide, and report on conjoint and independent mental health and wellness related outreach on campus, as needed and as approved (i.e. student messaging; design/delivery strategies on posters and bulletins; workshops; information tables; class presentations; speaking assignments; etc.)
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements

Education - Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Counseling and Guidance, Social Work, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, or other specialty related to job function.

Experience - Practical/field placement relevant to college counseling, or supervised experience related to job function.

Licensing / Professional Certification -
  • Eligible for Texas Licensed Professional Counselor - Associate (LPC-Associate) or Texas Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
  • Must maintain licensure for continued employment.
  • Must obtain LPC licensure within 3 years of hire.


Preferred Education and Experience
  • Licensure for independent practice in the State of Texas. (LPC, LCDC).
  • Counseling and outreach experience in a university setting.
  • Experience doing veterans' counseling and/or drug/alcohol counseling.


Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of - Knowledge of, and experience with, providing group counseling; workshops; brief/time-effective therapy and crisis intervention services.

Ability to - Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the University community, general public, and the students served.
  • Ability to work independently and follow-through on all tasks.
  • Must possess time-management, planning, and organization skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Familiarity with campus-related issues (i.e., adults, women, men, Hispanic populations, adjustment, etc.)


Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements
  • Position requires working evening hours and/or weekend and rotating on-call responsibilities, as necessary.
  • Position may require travel.


First review of applications will be on August 22, 2022

Salary: $44,912/annually

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials. The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • At least 3 current professional references and their full contact information
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Copy of licensure, if applicable


Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMIU_External/job/Laredo-TAMIU/Professional-Counselor-I_R-052899

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