2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, Texas, 75074
We are searching for candidates that meet the required
qualifications and experience and are able to perform the essential
duties and responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide mental health counseling to students, including crisis
intervention, assessment and community referrals for the emotional,
psychological and situational issues that impact academic
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide personal counseling services to Collin students and
provide referrals based upon sound clinical and ethical
- Provide individual short term psychological counseling to
students presenting a multitude of therapeutic issues within
appropriate scope of practice.
- Triage students for appropriate level of care including crisis
intervention, suicide risk, individual counseling, referral for
community resources and psychological evaluation based on sound
- Provide crisis counseling on campus as necessary.
- Maintain confidential clinical progress notes for case load of
students receiving mental health counseling.
- Consult with faculty regarding student's developmental,
psychological and emotional concerns.
- Collaborate with social service agencies and community
resources in order to offer resources and information that will
complement and support student needs as necessary
- Collaborate with academic and student development departments
in order to support, enhance, and partner in programs that further
a student's educational success.
- May assume responsibility of the counseling department
including clinical supervision, crisis response, consultation and
daily operations during Associate Dean's absence.
- May supervise part-time departmental staff.
- May need to work evening hours occasionally.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Perform all duties to maintain all standards in accordance with
College policies, procedures, and core values.
Physical Demands, Working Conditions and Physical
- Knowledge of counseling resources and best practices
- Knowledge of career assessment instruments
- Knowledge of holistic approach to helping students determine an
appropriate career path
- Knowledge of human relations and problem solving methods
- Knowledge of human behavior, individual differences in
abilities, personality, and interests; learning and motivation, and
the assessment of DSM-5 disorders
- Knowledge of methods and procedures for assessment and
treatment of mental illness
- Knowledge of laws, legal codes, ethical standards, and college
code of conduct
- Knowledge of local social service agencies and
- Knowledge of job search skills and resources
- Crisis management skills
- Clinical assessment skills
- Verbal and written communication skills
- Networking skills
- Presentation skills
- Creativity skills
- Observation skills
- Ability to establish rapport, trust and non-judgmental
theoretical approach to counseling individuals
- Ability to make sound decisions
- Ability to apply professional and ethical principles and
- Ability to build positive collegial relationships
- Ability to work with a diverse student population
- Ability to create presentations
- Ability to utilize the web-based notes/scheduling platform
- Ability to keep student's records confidential
Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, a
negligible amount of force frequently, and/or constantly having to
lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the
human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs
are sedentary if walking and standing are required only
occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. Positions in
this class typically require talking, hearing, seeing, grasping,
standing, walking and repetitive motions. Relatively free from
unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Office environment.
Little physical effort required.
Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution required.
Two (2) years of work related counseling experience. Experience
with college counseling preferred.
Licenses and Certifications
Current LPC or other mental health licensing required.
**This position is Security Sensitive, therefore, candidates
will be subject to a criminal background check.**
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not
intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities
of the job as duties and responsibilities may change with business
needs. Collin College reserves the right to add, change, amend, or
delete portions of this job description at any time, with or
without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made by Collin
College in its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Required & Preferred Qualifications (if
The intent of this job description is to provide a
representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities
that will be required of the positions given this title and shall
not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and
responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be
requested to perform job-related tasks other than those
specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards
Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer
actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider
***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates
will be subject to a criminal background check.***
For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783
or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Collin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by