Counselor
University of Mississippi - Oxford, MS

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This is a professional position in which the incumbent renders professional counseling, developmental, and psychological services through the University Counseling Center. The incumbent utilizes a variety of counseling techniques and assessment instruments in order to provide mental health and psychological counseling to students and the university community.

Job Responsibilities
Examples of Work Performed
Renders counseling, developmental, and psychological services in the execution of various University Counseling Center programs, including individual counseling sessions, consultation, and group treatment.

Serves on the Crisis Intervention team, dealing specifically with emotional or psychological issues.

Applies counseling theories and models to assess a client’s problem and formulate a plan of action. Assists in implementing the recommended solution, and subsequently evaluating the solution.

Counsels individuals as to their prescribed objectives, with the intention to achieve emotional well being and aid in furthering their educational progress.

Selects, administers, scores, interprets, and evaluates the results of a certain, limited number of psychological assessment tools.

Consults with various university professionals concerned about the well being of a student.

Provides assistance to faculty and department heads by counseling with students concerning problem areas.

Provides interface with parents and community agencies in seeking psychological assistance.

Provides counseling supervision for students in training at the University Counseling Center.

Provides interface with Disability Services Center, the Career Center, Academic Support Center, and other University services to help students deal with emotional issues in a holistic way.

Provides interface with parents and community agencies in seeking psychological assistance.
Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Essential Functions
These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring Department.

1. Provides mental health and psychological counseling to students and the university community.

2. Consults with students, parents, faculty members, staff members, and administrators regarding individuals of concern.

3. Serves on the Crisis Intervention team, specifically dealing with emotional and psychological issues.

Minimum Qualifications
Education:
A Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field from an accredited four-year college or university.

AND

Experience:
Two (2) years of experience, including practicum or internship, related to the above-described duties.

AND

Licensure:
Incumbent must be licensed or eligible for license in an area related to the above-described duties.

Special instructions to applicants
An official copy of your transcript is required upon hire for this position.

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

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