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Counselor (Part-Time)

Job Summary

This position provides supervised personal counseling and assessment for students, which is related to personal development and contributes to academic and personal success.  This counselor will also provide educational and outreach programming for Counseling Center. This is a part-time position, with up to 19 hours a week.

Minimum Required Education/Certification

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or related field of study
  • Fully professionally licensed including (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker) OR
  • Licensed as a LMFT-Associate, LPC-Associate or Licensed Master Social Worker in the state of Texas AND under supervision with the appropriate supervisor within two months of beginning employment with Concordia
  • Professional licensure must be maintained for duration of employment

 

Experience

Required

  • Demonstrate some experience in offering:
  • Brief individual therapy
  • Crisis intervention
  • Care coordination
  • Case management

 

Preferred

  • Substance use disorder treatment
  • Couples Counseling
  • Group Counseling

 

Essential Job Functions

Assessment and Counseling

  • Provide supervised psychological assessment of student needs
  • Ability to diagnose mental health disorders and educate students about those disorders
  • Refer students to available university or community resources.
  • Provide supervised brief individual and group counseling to students of Concordia.

 

Community Education and Training

  • Assist in providing leadership to the campus community in all areas of mental health, including assisting in developing and supervising programs in:
  • Suicide Prevention training
  • Mental health awareness
  • Alcohol/substance use awareness
  • Other areas as requested
  • Assist site supervisor in outreach and additional program development related to all counseling services.

 

Supervision

  • Meet with site supervisor weekly to review cases
  • Work with site supervisor and/or Clinical Supervisor for case consultation, education and coordination of client care.

 

Administrative

  • Maintain record-keeping for the functions of the Counseling Center and generate reports of students served.
  • Stay abreast of best practices and trends in the counseling field especially as they pertain to university counseling centers. 
  • Keep timely and accurate clinical records and supervision hours as needed.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of modern counseling practices and methods, specifically with regard to the developmental issues of college students.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to existing professional ethical standards.
  • Knowledge of relevant regional, state and federal statutes.
  • Ability to form and maintain effective professional counseling relationships, to monitor movement in the therapy process, and make appropriate referrals when necessary.
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate, and report activities.
  • Ability to provide counseling services to diverse populations including international students, non-traditional students, and veterans.
  • Able to establish priorities and multi-task to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work congruently within the mission of the university.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Effective organizational and program development skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using computer applications.

 

Working Conditions

  • Work around standard office equipment and conditions
  • May be expected to work some weekends and evening hours

 

Commitment to the Concordia Mission

Concordia University Texas is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Concordia University Texas empowers students of all backgrounds to lead lives of critical thought, compassionate action and courageous leadership. As a liberal arts university, Concordia develops the mind, heart, soul, and body, preparing leaders for lives of service. As a private, faith-based university, employees must be supportive of our mission. We actively seek candidates who have professional skills, experience, and willingness to strengthen campus diversity, equity, and inclusion in support of our mission as an institution and our strategic plan. To the extent allowed by law, we reserve the right to give preference in employment based upon religion. Concordia does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, and any other basis protected by law.

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