Counselor and AODA Coordinator
Non-Instructional Academic Staff
Terms of Employment:
12-month, annual, fixed-term renewable
The UWO Counseling Center has openings to join a talented,
supportive and fun counseling team servicing the amazing Titan
students. Our counselor positions provide individual and group
counseling, crisis management, consultation, outreach and training
and a wide array of positive psychology/wellness services. Working
in a college setting with students who are open and invested in
their wellness is one of the best mental health work environments.
We are committed to servicing the overall wellness of every student
in an inclusive, positive and caring way.
UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all
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Provides professional mental health counseling and consultation
services for the campus community, incorporates a brief therapeutic
model to address the emotional and behavioral needs of students,
creates developmental programming to increase healthy lifestyle and
coping behaviors across campus, and provides strategic direction
and advocacy for university mental health policy and initiatives.
This position's primary role is a clinical counselor. It also
provides oversight to our AODA coordination and prevention efforts
for our campus.
- Provides individual and group counseling to students struggling
with developmental and/or personal mental health issues and refers
students to appropriate community resources
- Provides counseling and/or information and referral services to
faculty and staff
- Facilitates psycho-educational and process-oriented groups
- Prepares presentations and outreach activities and facilitates
student adjustment and success programs to promote a healthy
- Serves on multidisciplinary campus committees
Masters in mental health related field required
Ability to be fully licensed in the state of Wisconsin within the
first two years of employment
Strong commitment to inclusive excellence and proven history of
Understanding and commitment to positive psychology practices
Risk assessment and treatment experience
Previous employment in a college counseling center
At least four years post graduate work in a mental health
Applicants must submit the following documents using the online
Cover Letter, resume, and contact information for three
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TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by November 14,
2021 are ensured full consideration.
after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the
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