Texas A&M University - Kingsville Professional Counselor I in Kingsville, Texas
Professional Counselor I
Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Student Health & Wellness
Proposed Minimum Salary
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides personal counseling and crisis intervention to individuals, couples, and groups.
Provides academic, career, alcohol and other drug counseling to individuals and groups.
Engages in counseling related activities including maintaining counseling records, administering and interpreting psychological tests/inventories, making referrals, and managing various organizational and administrative aspects of counseling cases.
Assists in the oversight and guidance of the daily activities of assigned counseling practicum students.
Co-facilitates case supervision and educational training for counseling practicum students.
Assists in managing the academic and holistic student success counseling programs.
Assists in the development of group counseling and wellness workshops.
Provides after-hours crisis intervention on an on-call rotation basis.
Serves as expert consultation resource.
Consults with students, faculty, and staff members about students who are in need of personnel, academic and career counseling.
Responds to requests for information about counseling services, programs, and organizational structure and policies.
Provides presentations for student, faculty members, staff members about counseling services, programs, professional development, health and wellness topics/issues, etc.
Assists with outreach efforts, including the development of material for the delivery of educational and training programs (targeting mental health and wellness issues) and/or classroom and conference presentations
Demonstrate flexibility in scheduling and occasionally be available for evening presentations or special events.
Engages in applied research and evaluation activities. Publishes and/or disseminates the results of research and evaluation efforts.
Assists with organizational and administrate tasks, as requested.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Education – Master’s degree in Counseling and Guidance, Social Work, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, or other specialty related to job function.
Experience – Practical/field placement relevant to college counseling, or supervised experience related to job function.
Knowledge of – None.
Ability to – Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Licensing / Professional Certification – Eligible for Texas Licensed Professional Counselor - Intern (LPC – I) or Texas Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Must maintain licensure for continued employment.
Supervision of Others
This position generally does not supervise employees.
- Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Kingsville is the fastest growing public doctoral university in the nation. Degree offerings include well-known programs in engineering, agriculture and music, and new programs in veterinary technology and criminal justice. Classroom learning is enhanced through hands-on research opportunities at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Recognized for excellence in affordability, financial aid, athletics and more, Texas A&M-Kingsville offers a complete college experience.
Texas A&M University-Kingsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (361) 593-3705.
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