Student Counselor

Student Counselor

Employer

Southwestern Community College
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: 828-339-4000

Job Location

Sylva, NC

Salary/Grade

$46,824.00 - $50,004.00 Annually

Benefits

State Health Plan, life insurance,

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, August 30, 2021
Closes: Friday, October 29, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, October 18, 2021

Expected Work Hours

8 am - 5 pm Mon - Thurs, 8 am - 12 pm Fr

Reports to

Dean of Students

Employment Type

Full-Time Exempt Staff

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Master's Degree in Counseling or Social Work; two-years minimum experience working in the community college system or within the Department of Social Services

Licensing Requirement

LPC;

Valid NC Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications

LCSW Preferred

Position Description

 

Statement of Primary Purpose

To provide counseling support and manage health campaigns (mental, emotional, physical) for SCC students.

 

Classification

Professional, full-time, Exempt Staff

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Establish and maintain a comprehensive Counseling office.

• Provide direct counseling support to SCC students.

• Establish community referrals and partnerships for times when required counseling support exceeds the reasonable scope of SCC.

• Provide leadership for campus health campaigns (mental, emotional, physical) including: bullying, depression, relationships, LGBTQ issues, anger management, self-image, stress, anxiety and suicide.

• Partner with SCC's Human Services club to support substance abuse and recovery campaigns

• Facilitate supportive workshops to SCC students.

• Provide training to faculty/staff regarding best practices for personal and emotional student support.

• Participate in service area committee meetings that discuss/promote mental health issues.

• Maintain SCC's virtual counselor platform "TESS"

• Document services provided to students, faculty and staff.

• Serve on SCC's SAT committee

• Coordinate SCC's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts and campaigns

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

Serve as a member on college committees.

Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Students.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education

Master's Degree in Counseling or Social Work; two-years minimum experience working in the community college system or within the Department of Social Services

 

Knowledge and Skills

Must have working knowledge of the adult learner population. Must be able to function efficiently within a team approach.

 

Licensing Requirement

LPC; LCSW Preferred

Valid NC Driver's License.

 

Working Conditions and Environment

Expected visits to SCC locations; extended working hours during peak service periods.

 

Equipment Operation

Standard office equipment

 

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position. Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel. The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.

How to Apply

Apply on Southwestern Community College website:  https://southwesterncc.hirecentric.com/jobs/201902-21374.html

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