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Kellogg Community College
Job Location:
Battle Creek, Michigan
Counseling and Psychological Services

External Posting Number: 20130403P

Position Number: 1537

Position Type: Faculty

Classification: Faculty

Department: Student Services

Division: Student and Community Services



Work Schedule

This is a regular, full-time, tenure-track position. Work schedule: approximately 190 days, 8 hours per day, Monday through Friday, work hours will fluctuate between 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. and the schedule is subject to change as determined by the Dean, Student Services. Assignments will be day and evening at various Kellogg Community College campuses.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following

Position Summary

Kellogg Community College (KCC) is seeking caring applicants who are excellent team members and dedicated to students' holistic development, both academically and personally. Under the general supervision of a dean, KCC Counseling services provide short-term counseling to students from diverse backgrounds. This Counselor position will also work with TRIO and Perkins special populations students. Counseling services are available to students on an appointment or walk-in basis (as available) in the form of individual or group counseling. Occasionally, the KCC Counseling team may assist with crisis counseling. A variety of topics may be addressed, ranging from stress management, anxiety, effective communication, self-esteem, healthy relationships, suicidal ideation, substance abuse, and other areas related to student well-being and success. It is essential that KCC counselors develop and maintain relationships with off-campus referral sources to make appropriate referrals based on the unique needs of each student. KCC counseling delivers prevention and outreach programs to students at all KCC locations as well as in a virtual format. The successful candidate will be primarily located on the North Avenue Campus but will provide services at other locations and virtually as needed. Some evening hours may be required.

At Kellogg Community College, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where we foster respect for others and our differences, support cultural understanding, demonstrate ethical behavior and champion social justice. We will accomplish this by:
  • Deepening our understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion through learning, engagement with others and personal reflection;
  • Valuing the lived experiences and perspectives of others while nurturing and understanding the differences between us;
  • Rejecting all forms of prejudice, discrimination and racism; and
  • Advancing integrity, justice and civility among and between us.

Kellogg Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator


Physical Demands

The job responsibilities are performed in an office area and presentation venues. Travel by car required. The job has intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, sitting, stooping, bending, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward (8 - 45 pounds). Typically requires regular use of one or more physical senses of medium intensity and long duration. Must meet reasonable deadlines, quotas or demands for accuracy, and, may be involved in some mildly unpleasant situations.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Licensed Master's Degree (minimum) in Counseling (LPC or LLPC considered with the expectation of full licensure within five years of hire date), Licensed Master's Social Work (LMSW), or Licensed PhD Psychology (LP). Eligible to practice in the State of Michigan. Attach a copy of current licensure and unofficial transcripts showing degree conferred at the time of application.
  2. Minimum of three (3) years of licensed professional counseling experience.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  4. Broad knowledge of human development including but not limited to relationships, substance abuse, and domestic violence.
  5. Clinical skills related to short-term counseling.
  6. Strong technology skills including being able to utilize various forms of technology and the ability to learn new software.

Preferred but not Required

  1. Crisis intervention knowledge and skills.
  2. Experience working as a licensed professional counselor in a higher education setting.
  3. Understanding and appreciation of the community college mission.

Proposed Salary

According to the current Kellogg Faculty Association (KFA) contract agreement, commensurate with education and experience. The current contract can be found at:

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is open to internal and external applicants. For priority consideration, all required materials (including a copy of current licensure, unofficial transcript indicating the name of the granting institution on it, cover letter and a resume) must be submitted no later than Monday, November 7, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. EST, and it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all required materials are submitted by the closing date and time. Only online applications will be accepted - any paper applications will be rejected and returned to the applicant. As part of the interview process, applicants will be given a skills test. If you have questions regarding our online application process, please call 269 565-2074 or email

External Closing Date:

External Closing Time: 9:00 a.m. EST

Essential Function



  • Responsible for approximately 25 client contact hours per week, 12 paperwork hours and attendance at scheduled staff meetings.
  • Adheres to KCC Counseling department's scope of practice and procedures.
  • Maintain confidential and ethically responsible documentation and data collection for all student contacts.
  • Provide individual clinical counseling services to a diverse student population. Responsibilities also include initial assessment and individualized goal planning based on the unique, presented needs of each student who engages with KCC Counseling services.
  • Refer students to appropriate campus and/or community resources for the purpose of assisting students in goal setting, problem-solving, decision-making, and persistence toward their educational goal attainment.
  • Manage assigned Bruins Care reports and other emergent reporting systems to assist students in managing crises and/or other concerns.
  • Serve in an advisory capacity to the Threat Assessment and Behavioral Intervention (TABI) team.

Essential Function



  • Develop, implement, and coordinate retention strategies for individual students or designated groups of students. Such strategies may include assessment and evaluation of self-reported students' needs including a review of relevant academic records, delivery of student success strategies to caseload students, and/or collaboration with colleagues to deploy retention-based programs.
  • Monitor equitable access to KCC Counseling services and actively engage in continuous improvement efforts to reduce identified gaps.
  • Participate in the ongoing development, implementation, and outcome monitoring of counseling student learning outcomes and utilization of services.

Essential Function



  • Maintain knowledge of and relationship with internal and external resources to make accurate and appropriate referrals.
  • Collaborate with KCC departments, resources, and personnel to maximize student success.

Essential Function



  • Effectively utilize institutional technology and resources including Microsoft Office 365, Maxient, Starfish, and electronic student information systems.
  • Participate in team-based committee work, departmental programming, and college-related activities (i.e., hiring/search committees, student success committees, Faculty Senate).
  • Engage in professional development activities, maintain expertise in the counseling field, and actively participate in equity work.
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