Georgia Counseling Jobs
Southern Polytechnic State University
This is a professional position responsible for providing counseling services to students with personal, career and academic concerns. These services include the planning, development and presentation of workshops and presentations on various topics. Some evening and weekend work should be expected. Additional information on posting.
A Master’s degree is required in a mental health discipline: professional counseling, social work, marriage and family therapy, clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited university. Licensure as a Professional Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage or Family Therapist or Psychologist in the State of Georgia preferred. Must be licensed as a LAPC, LMSW, LAMFT, etc. and become fully licensed within two years of hire. Two years of professional counseling experience, preferably in a university environment and/or counseling center.
Southern Polytechnic State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is a residential university with over 6,200 students pursuing bachelors and masters degrees in many of the nation’s fastest growing technology fields. The university is just 20 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta.
POSITION: COUNSELOR - TWO POSITIONS
The Counselor will interact with faculty, staff, and students in sponsoring programs and meeting the counseling needs of students, faculty, and staff to promote quality of life standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide a wide-range of personal, academic, emotional, and career counseling;
- Establishment and implementation of test-taking skills building program;
- Implementation of the relevant student activities in cooperation with the Directors of Student Activities and Residence Life;
- Provide training sessions (counseling techniques, stress management, conflict resolution, etc.)
- Seminars and workshops;
- Assist with teaching EDU 101 courses;
- Provide leadership in excessive absence monitoring;
- Provide leadership in enhancement course monitoring;
- Organize support services such as tutoring, peer advising, and study groups;
- Other duties as assigned.
Master’s Degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Student Personnel Services, or a closely related field, preferred
Licensed candidate with LPC, LAPC, LCSW, LMSW, or working toward full licensure, preferred
Two or three years experience in a college or university counseling center preferred but not required; strong organizational, analytical, research, and administrative skills; effective communication skills; ability to interact effectively with various public; and working knowledge of computers i.e. Microsoft Office.
Competitive, based on qualifications and work experience.
EXPECTED START DATE
As soon as a suitable candidate is found.
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