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Counselor

Company:
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Job Location:
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Category:
Counseling and Psychological Services
JOB DETAILS:

UW SYSTEM OFFICIAL TITLE: Counselor

POSTING DATE: September 12, 2022

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

This position reports to the Executive Director of University Wellness & Student Counseling Services and provides professional mental health counseling and consultation services for the campus community, incorporates a brief therapeutic model to address the emotional and behavioral needs of students, creates developmental programming to increase healthy lifestyle and coping behaviors across campus, and provides strategic direction and advocacy for university mental health policy and initiatives.

This renewable Academic Staffposition will work full time from August through May each year, with no expectation of employment during June or July.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Provides individual and group counseling to students struggling with developmental and/or personal mental health issues and refers students to appropriate community resources.
  • Provides information to faculty and staff.
  • Facilitates psycho-educational and process-oriented groups.
  • Prepares presentations and outreach activities and facilitates student adjustment and success programs to promote a healthy campus.
  • Serves on multidisciplinary campus and community committees.
QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in counseling, social work, or related field, PhD, or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology or related field ,at time of application
  • A current Wisconsin license (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, Psychologist) or ability to be fully licensed in the state of WI within 2 years of hire
  • 1 year of related behavioral health experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage, as applicable, in prevention/education, assessment, DSM-V diagnosis, treatment planning, and counseling intervention activities
  • Skilled in individual and group counseling techniques, evaluation of counseling effectiveness, and in group presentations
  • Working knowledge of desktop hardware and standard business software programs (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, database) and the Internet

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with young adults or in a University setting
  • 2 years of related behavioral health experience
  • Experience in working with issues related to: sexual assault, relationship violence, suicide prevention, LGBTQ, multicultural counseling, alcohol and drug abuse and academic success

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

CAMPUS INFORMATION:

Established in 1965,UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studentsand 95,000 continuing education learners each year.We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates.UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive,sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise tofearlessly face challenges, solveproblems and embracediverse ideas and people.With four campus locations in Marinette, Green Bay, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan, theUniversity welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2020, UW-Green Baywasthe fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. UW-Green Bay works to ensure faculty and staff achieve their full potential as valued employees with its commitment to creating an environment that recognizes, values and respects the differences we all bring to the workplace, allowing everyone to do their best work. Employee testimonials can be found at #WhyUWGB. For more information, visitwww.uwgb.edu.

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community website. For Campus Safety information, see our University Policewebsite and our Annual Security Report. This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390 if you would like a paper copy.

SPECIAL NOTES:

Some travel is required for necessary work at other campus locations, meetings, workshops, conferences, etc. Occasional evening and and/or weekend work is expected and will be assigned by supervisor as needed.

Position is a full-time Academic Staff appointment, working 9 months during the academic year and on a leave of absence during the summer period. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community that welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:

Please submit application materials by Sunday, October 2, 2022.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

SALARY INFORMATION

Annual full-time equivalent base salary range is $50,000 - $55,000. Actual salary range for the 9-month renewable appointment is $37,500 - $41,250.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BENEFIT DETAILS

UW Systemprovides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.

In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%. This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27 days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and employment type.

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Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Kimberlee McKeefry
Phone: (920) 465-2380
Email: mckeefrk@uwgb.edu

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