Part-Time Campus Counselor

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The Division of Student Engagement and Success at Barton College in Wilson, N.C., is seeking a part-time Campus Counselor to work 20 hours per week for a nine-month appointment during the fall and spring semesters, including some evening hours. The position has limited summer hours.

Responsibilities

The Counselor reports to the Executive Director of the Lee Student Health Center in the Division of Student Engagement and Success. Responsibilities include:

  • Development, delivery, evaluation, and coordination of psycho-educational and developmental outreach programs and workshops for students, staff, and faculty
  • Providing counseling services to the general student population
  • Mental health crisis consultation per Barton College Counseling Services Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Provision of culturally competent short-term individual, group, and couples therapy over a broad range of difficulties and diagnoses to a college student population
  • Case management including intake assessment, treatment planning, and community referrals as appropriate
  • Providing consultation to faculty, staff, students, and parents on mental health issues and specific students (within the limits defined by confidentiality)
  • Participation in Student Engagement and Success activities pertinent to the well-being of students and the college community, including serving on college committees, attendance at new student orientation and scheduled divisional meetings, and participation in the annual divisional retreat (typically scheduled in May)
  • Developing and maintaining professional relationships with public and private mental health agencies and providing community service referrals as needed
  • Maintaining confidential student records
  • Participating in New Student Orientation (dates typically scheduled in May, June, and August) for all incoming freshmen, transfers, and their parents
  • Participating in campus professional development activities and associations and also maintaining licensure and membership with professional organizations
  • Serving as an active liaison between the College administration, faculty, and the student and vice versa
  • Writing and developing working reports when requested
  • Encouraging students and staff to participate in college programs and student activities
  • Maintaining continuous active membership and licensure with state board
  • Participating in the P.I.E Committee (Behavioral Intervention Team) as needed.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a master’s degree in a counseling field and hold the LCSW, LMFT, or LPC credential. Continuous active membership and licensure with the N.C. state board and two years independent counseling experience. Demonstrated effective skills in providing mental health counseling with college-age, diverse individuals and counseling experience within an institution of higher learning is preferred. Demonstrated problem-solving, planning, and organizational skills along with the ability to work collaboratively with others to provide programs and services to enhance student engagement and retention. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, familiarity with online scheduling software and SimplePractice preferred. Excellent interpersonal, writing, and verbal communication skills required.

Application Process

Please send resume with professional references, copy of credentials, and cover letter to employment@barton.edu.

Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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