Counselors provide short-term individual
counseling, group counseling, relationship counseling, crisis intervention
services, consultations to members of the campus community; and conduct
outreach, training and assessment activities. Counselor hours must be flexible
as some evening and weekend work may be required. Counselors report to the
Assistant Director of UCS. This is an anticipated 10-month position with
full-time benefits, with the potential for permanent employment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
individual, couples and group mental health counseling for diverse student
crisis assessment, intervention and consultation services
presents psycho-educational and prevention programming
with campus personnel, students’ family members, Students of Concern team, and
to gathering data, compiling information, and preparing reports
counseling documentation and records in accordance with legal and ethical
standards and UCS policies and practices
with colleagues on campus committees and initiatives
Acts as a
resource and/or mentor for colleagues
other responsibilities assigned by the Associate VP for Student Health &
in regular staff meetings, case conferences, liaison activities and staff
in the on-call crisis counselor rotation
commitment to the mission of Truman State University
strategies and programs consistent with Student Affairs priorities
exceptional “customer service” for their area in order to address the needs of
various constituencies who utilize programs and services
doctoral degree in Counseling, Psychology or Clinical Social Work or closely
related field, conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting
institution of higher education
able to obtain a Missouri clinical license within first three years of
communicate effectively in both oral and written communication
create trusting, supportive relationships
must have had a supervised internship, clinical field placement or practicum
experience as part of their degree requirements.
demonstrated ability to work well in a team and skill in educational
programming is also required.
experience in a university/college counseling center setting working with young
adults and a diverse population
of developmental issues facing college students
in the use of computer technology (Titanium software, email, web pages, Power
Point, web-based surveys) to enhance services and outreach to students and
knowledge of best practices and desire to learn and incorporate new service
candidates will demonstrate knowledge and expertise in the assessment and
treatment of various mental health conditions including anxiety, depression,
eating disorders, autism spectrum and personality disorders.
knowledge and understanding of state and federal health care privacy laws,
Title IX, VAWA, ADA, Title II, HIPAA, FERPA, and professional ethics
performing threat assessments
Submit a cover letter, resume, academic
transcripts and contact information for three professional references.
Applications may be submitted online at employment.truman.edu or by mail
Truman State University
McClain Hall 101
Kirksville, MO 63501
Questions may be directed to Human
Resources at 660-785-4031 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Final candidates will be
expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.
Review of applications will begin August 7,
2020, and continue until position is filled.
Truman State University is an equal
opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse,
broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with
disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance
with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an
environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Truman State does not
discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran
status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and
educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional
Compliance Officer, 660-785-4354 and email@example.com.
Truman State is committed to providing
reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon
request. To request this document in an alternate form or to request an
accommodation, please contact Human Resources, McClain Hall 101, 100 E.
Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501, 660-785-4031 or firstname.lastname@example.org.