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Counselor, Access Campus Specialty

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Work type: Part-time
Location: Oshkosh, Fox Cities, and Fond Du Lac Campuses
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Working Title: Counselor, Access Campus Specialty
Official Title: Counselor
Employment Class: Academic Staff, Non-Instructional
FTE: .85
Compensation: $55,000 base salary ($46,750 adjusted for FTE)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: 12 month, fixed-term renewable
Position Summary: This position of a counselor is primarily to provide clinical services to UWO students at all three campuses. Clinical Service provision includes individual and group counseling, adjunctive therapies, outreach, training, crisis services, consultation and supervision of interns. The counselor will also be responsible for coordinating one or more areas of specialization and be actively engaged in the campus community on committees, work groups and participation as well as, other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities 60% 
Provision of :
Individual Counseling
Group Counseling
Adjunctive Therapies
Crisis Services
Outreach and Training
Coordination of areas of specialization
Supervision of Interns
Committee Involvement
Documentation of Clinical Services
Other Duties as Assigned

  • Masters in a mental health related field, such as, counseling, psychology or social work.
  • Ability to be licensed within the state of Wisconsin within the first two years of employment.
  • Commitment and understanding of Inclusive Excellence in a therapeutic setting.
  • Extensive skills in assessing, developing treatment plans, and provision of treatment for a wide range of clinical presentations.
  • An understanding and skills of application of positive psychology philosophies and practices. Extensive knowledge and skills in managing risk.
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist
  • Knowledge of the uniqueness of the college student population as a client.
  • An understanding of the developmental process of college students.
  • Experience in coordination of areas of specialization.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

1. Letter of application that addresses the position qualifications

2. Curriculum vitae or resume

3. The names and contact information for three professional references

Note:  Official Academic Transcripts and a copy of license will be requested during the interview process.  

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

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Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by August 26, 2020 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh 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.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Reasonable Accommodations

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or