Texas A&M University - Kingsville Professional Counselor I in Kingsville, Texas

Job Title

Professional Counselor I


Texas A&M University - Kingsville


Student Health & Wellness

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Kingsville, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

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.

Minimum Requirements

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.

Other Requirements

  • 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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