Student Health Counselor Diversity

New Mexico State University,

Student Counseling
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Mon, Jan 23rd, '23



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Mon, Jan 23rd, '23

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  • Full Time

Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesDuties include providing individual/group therapy, crisis intervention services, outreach and consultation, referrals to on and off campus resources.
Classification SummaryProvides professional counseling to students on academic, financial, and personal matters. Provides individual and group therapy and counseling. Responsible for program development and evaluation, and outreach activities. Consults with academic departments and student affairs organizations.
Classification Standard DutiesProvide individual counseling to students in personal and interpersonal adjustment, academic concerns, and career and life planning. Provides referrals to outside resources. Consults with faculty, staff and others as appropriate to provide an optimum environment for student success. Serves as liaison when providing direct auxiliary aides and performs related duties as required.
KnowledgeUniversity and department policies and procedures; principles and practices of organization and administration; counseling theory and techniques, career and academic counseling; crisis intervention and community resources; professional ethics; psychopathology; psychological assessment and consultation; referral resources; and human growth and development.
SkillsProblem identification, analysis, and resolution; facilitation of referrals; public contact and relations; short-and long-range planning.
AbilitiesTravel periodically for training and consultation; communicate effectively in written and oral form; develop and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty and staff; report preparation, recognition of when to consult with other professionals; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities; analyze and evaluate information; direct, evaluate, train and supervise the work of assigned personnel; safeguard confidential and privileged information.

New Mexico State University invites you to apply to be a part of a diverse, dynamic and welcoming learning and working environment in Las Cruces, NM. NMSU seeks employees who are creative and flexible in developing and evaluating new ideas and ways to evolve NMSU into the future. Located in the borderlands and adjacent to the mighty Rio Grande, NMSU is a proud Hispanic-serving institution in the minority-majority state of New Mexico. Southern New Mexico features an average of 294 days of sunshine annually, making NMSU ideal for job-seekers who enjoy hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and bird-watching. NMSU is committed to sustainability through improving and maintaining the quality of human life while preserving the integrity, stability, and beauty of ecological systems for the future. We are looking for student-centered employees with a passion for success. NMSU invites you to take the first step to your successful and rewarding career by applying today.

NMSU is New Mexico’s land-grant and space-grant institution, a comprehensive research institution dedicated to teaching, research, public service and outreach. In addition, the NMSU system includes a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, Cooperative Extension Service offices located in each of New Mexico’s 33 counties, and 12 agriculture research and science centers. New Mexico State University is the institution of choice for more than 15,000 students from 49 states and 89 foreign countries.

Required EducationMaster’s degree in related field.
Individuals needing clinical supervision will be considered.
Required Certification/LicenseMust be Licensed Professional Counselor/Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPC/LPCC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the State of New Mexico by date of employment.

Target salary $48,141