Part-Time Counselor

St. Olaf College,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Tue, Feb 16th, '21


Open Until Filled

Start Date:

Spring Semester 2021

Last Updated:

Tue, Feb 16th, '21

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  • Part Time

About the Role: 


Do you have a passion for college student mental health? Does the idea of working in a fast-paced clinical setting with a diverse and dedicated team excite you? If so, then we may be looking for you!


This is a part-time position during the academic year. You will work 28 hours per week from the beginning of September through the end of May. The hours are to be worked between Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and you will be expected to take emergency calls when needed.



What You’ll Do: 


The primary purpose of this position is providing initial consultation/triage/intake interviews with students. You will provide individual, couples and group counseling, including crisis management. You will also create and maintain a therapy/provider referral database, and develop and implement education/prevention programming.



Who You Are:


The qualified candidate will have… 


A Master’s degree in clinical/counseling psychology, social work, or related clinical field; be currently licensed or license-eligible within a year; and have two or more years of post-graduate clinical experience. 


It will be helpful if you have… 


A terminal degree in counseling/clinical psychology, social work, or related clinical field; currently licensed as a psychologist, social worker, or have a related clinical licensure; and have previous college counseling experience. 


The right candidate will possess…


  • Strong “generalist” counseling/clinical skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student development and student issues
  • Demonstrated ability to handle crisis and emergency situations
  • The ability to maintain high ethical and professional practice standards
  • The ability to handle a busy caseload
  • Experience and competency in working with diverse populations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills            


 If this describes you, then apply now and help us positively impact the lives of our students!


Who We Are:


At St. Olaf College we are dedicated to creating an inclusive and globally engaged community. We believe in fostering different identities, beliefs, and traditions because our differences make us stronger. St. Olaf strives to promote cultural diversity and multicultural understanding and create a campus where individuals of all backgrounds feel accepted and supported. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the enrichment of our diverse community. 


One of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf serves 3,000 students, ranks #1 among U.S. colleges for the number of students studying abroad, and celebrates carbon-free electrical power.  Its mission is to challenge students to excel in the liberal arts, examine faith and values, and explore meaningful vocation in an inclusive, globally engaged community nourished by Lutheran tradition.  The college is located on a picturesque 300-acre campus in Northfield, Minnesota, a vibrant, restored, historic river town of 20,000 located 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities.


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One of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf College offers a distinctive education grounded in academic rigor, residential learning, global engagement, and a vibrant Lutheran faith tradition.

Many excellent colleges provide one, two, or even three elements of the St. Olaf experience. What makes St. Olaf unique is the combination of so many distinguishing features working together at the highest level: an intense academic program that sharpens minds and an emphasis on a global perspective that broadens them; the vitality of a residential community that engages thoughtful people across the full range of human experiences; and a faith tradition that encourages reflection and honors different perspectives.

By cultivating the habits of mind and heart that enable graduates to lead lives of financial independence, professional accomplishment, personal fulfillment, and community engagement, St. Olaf College provides an uncommon educational experience that fully prepares students to make a meaningful difference in a changing world.