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Counselor

Employer
Randolph-Macon College
Location
Ashland, Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024

Job Details

  • Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a Counselor position in the Counseling Services Department. The qualified candidate for this full-time, nine-month (September 1 – May 31) position will report to the Director of Counseling Services. This position will start on September 1, 2024.

    Responsibilities
  • Provide individual mental health counseling to college students on a wide range of presenting issues, maintain required clinical records using Titanium electronic record-keeping program and make referrals, as appropriate.
  • Consult with faculty, staff, and parents about issues of concern.
  • Provide psychological assessment and rotating on-call coverage and crisis intervention, as needed.
  • Serve as a program advisor to on-campus peer wellness advisors (An internal counseling center program that provides peer mentorship and support to students requiring help that doesn’t rise to the level of counseling. Peer Wellness Advisors help peers bridge resources on campus, while facilitating a plan to create a balance between mental, physical, and emotional health.
  • Provide psycho-educational programming to various groups on campus ie. residence halls, fraternities, sororities or other student groups. Interest in health and wellness issues is a plus.
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in counseling, clinical psychology, social work, or closely related field.
  • Virginia Mental Health licensure is required and prior work with college students is preferred.
  • The successful candidate will possess excellent clinical skills and an ability to work skillfully with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work with a traditional college-age population and possess knowledge of developmental issues specific to this age group.
  • Excellent oral/written communication, consultation, and interpersonal skills and the ability to create and present psycho-educational programs are required.
  • Assessment skills are preferred but not required.
The College

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1500 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C., thereby having all the benefits for its students, faculty and staff of a dynamic metropolitan area which serves as the state capitol. Over 85% of students reside on campus. For more information about the College see www.rmc.edu .

Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We welcome applications from members of underrepresented populations.

Application

To apply for the position, submit the following documents to https://bit.ly/3VUQaTP in Microsoft Word or PDF format: a current resume, cover letter addressing the position responsibilities and qualifications, and contact information for two professional references to Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources. The review and interview process will commence as strong applications are received and the search will remain open until the position is filled.





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