Counselor - Academic Year

Central Michigan University,

Counseling Center
 
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Last Posted:

Fri, Jun 7th, '24

Deadline:

Position open until filled, with preference given to applicants who apply by June 21, 2024.

Start Date:

August, 19, 2024

Last Updated:

Fri, Jun 7th, '24

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

The Central Michigan University Counseling Center has a full time, 9 month, mental health counseling position available. This position is aimed at furthering the emotional health and well-being of CMU students.  This is a non-teaching, fixed term faculty position.

The Counseling Center provides free and confidential, short term counseling services to currently enrolled CMU students dealing with personal issues that may negatively impact their academic success, interpersonal relationships, health, or well-being. Services are provided in person and via tele-mental health and offered in a variety of formats. The Counseling Center recognizes that each student is a unique individual with different stories, experiences, and needs. We strive to create an open, safe, and inclusive environment where students can freely explore and express all identities, beliefs, and values they hold.

This collaborative and supportive team environment offers an excellent work/life balance with a flexible work schedule and opportunities for creativity in student engagement. In addition to counseling services, this position allows for outreach across campus, collaboration with campus partners, professional development, and supervision opportunities. 

Counselor responsibilities:

Provide culturally responsive and identity-informed individual, couples, and group counseling services

Provide campus outreach and prevention services

Responsible for 25 client contact hours per week, 12 paperwork hours and attendance at scheduled staff meetings

Provide consultation to colleagues, faculty, staff, and parents

Provide crisis intervention services during office hours

Participates in professional development within and outside of the center

Adheres to Counseling Center scope of practice and procedures

Maintain all professional, ethical, and legal standards in the State of Michigan

Maintains licensure to provide confidential mental health services in the State of Michigan and meets any related professional development requirements for that license


ABOUT CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a national university with 26,000 students and 225,000 alumni. CMU offers 200+ undergraduate to doctoral-level programs on campus, online and at satellite locations. Our students benefit from academic excellence, faculty who teach and involve them in research and scholarly activities, a strong sense of community, and hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. Employees have a nationally recognized wellness program and health care and benefits that exceed national norms. Our quaint, tight-knit community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants, brew pubs and cultural activities including concerts, plays and renowned speakers. We are an hour or two from the state's largest cities, sunset beaches, and golf and ski resorts. 

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight. 

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Limited License 

Experience and commitment to providing group counseling services

Experience and commitment to providing outreach presentations 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Full Michigan Licensure 

Experience working in a university or college counseling center

 
COMPENSATION

This collaborative and supportive team environment offers an excellent work/life balance with a flexible work schedule and opportunities for creativity in student engagement. In addition to counseling services, this position allows for outreach across campus, collaboration with campus partners, professional development, and supervision opportunities. 

Estimated salary range is $45,000-$53,000. CMU offers an excellent fringe benefit package.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Resume and cover letter

Individuals must complete an online application to be considered an applicant for this position