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Counselor

Apply now Job no: 500396
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Official Title: Counselor
Business Title: Counselor
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0 
Compensation: $55,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: 12-month, annual, fixed term renewable
Position Summary:

The UWO Counseling Center has openings to join a talented, supportive, and fun counseling team in servicing our amazing Titan students. Our counselor positions provide individual and group counseling, crisis management, consultation, outreach and training and a wide array of positive psychology/wellness services. Working in a college setting with students who are open and invested in their wellness is one of the best mental health work environments. We are committed to supporting the overall wellness of every student in an inclusive, positive and caring way.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.

Responsibilities

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. 

  • Provides individual and group counseling to students struggling with developmental and/or personal mental health issues and refers students to appropriate community resources
  • Provides counseling and/or information and referral services to faculty and staff
  • Facilitates skill-building 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 committees
Qualifications  
Required:

Masters Degree in mental health related field.

Ability to be fully licensed in the state of Wisconsin within the first two years of employment.

Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Understanding and commitment to positive psychology practices.

Risk assessment and treatment experience.

Preferred:

PhD preferred.

Fully licensed in the state of Wisconsin.

Previous employment in a college counseling center. 

At least four years post graduate work in a mental health setting.

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. 

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

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by December 13th 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.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

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 afaction@uwosh.edu 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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920-424-1166

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 afaction@uwosh.edu.