Full Job Description
Wittenberg University seeks a talented and enthusiastic individual to serve as Staff Counselor with a specific focus on serving BIPOC students and will provide leadership in the ongoing development and implementation of culturally inclusive and innovative mental health outreach to meet the undergraduate and graduate student population in the Division of Student Development. The position provides psychological services to students in all University programs, including intake assessments, individual and group counseling, and crisis intervention. In addition, the Staff Counselor will provide consultation and outreach programming to the campus community. This is a full-time, exempt-level position; the duration of this appointment will be for a temporary period (one year) with consideration for continued employment.
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
Provide individual, group, and relationship therapy to students.
Provide emergency counseling, evaluation, and assessment for students in crisis.
Coordinate support groups for historically under-served student populations including: Black/African-American, Indigenous/First Nations, Latinx, Asian American/Pacific Islander, multi-racial, and other students of color, and/or international students.
Provide appropriate mental health assessments for students.
Provide consultation to administrators, faculty, and staff with respect to student issues and mental health concerns, within the bounds of professional ethical principles regarding confidentiality.
Make appropriate academic, career, and mental health referrals to the campus and/or the community.
Perform other relevant duties as assigned such as special projects, programs, developmental activities, etc.
A master's degree and minimum of 2 years of experience in individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, outreach, education, and consultation are required.
Experience working within a college counseling center strongly preferred.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to form strong working and collaborative relationships with students, faculty and staff members.
Ability to relate effectively with diverse members of the university community is essential.
Competency and experience using Microsoft Office software with the ability and desire to learn additional software applications as necessary.
Remain stationary in upright position for more than 50% of the workday.
Routinely move equipment weighing up to 40 pounds for event/activity needs.
The office hours of the Tiger Counseling Center are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The successful candidate will have the ability to work some flexible hours on evenings and weekends when needed to provide outreach and/or training to specific University groups or clubs that are not available for meeting during regular office hours.
Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.
Wittenberg University is committed to preventing and addressing sexual misconduct in our campus community. Click here to view our Title IX policies.
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
To apply, please set-up an account in our online recruiting system and upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format.
2. Cover letter
3. Name, address, and phone number of three professional references.
If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.