Wellness Counselor

Wellness Counselor


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location


Southern Wake Campus


$44,475.71 - $58,944.88 Annually


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Sunday, January 1, 2023
Closes: Monday, May 1, 2023

Target Start Date

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director of Student Success

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge, understanding of and commitment to the ethical and legal guidelines of psychological practice
Knowledge of community mental health resources
Knowledge of current counseling and psychology methodologies and techniques
Knowledge of mental health and college student development
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work with a diverse population
Ability to work on multiple campuses as needed


Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy or a closely related field
Two years of experience in a professional counseling capacity

Preferred Qualifications


Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) from the state of North Carolina
Professional counseling experience in a college setting

Position Description

Pay Grade: Professional 4

This position provides personal counseling services to students of the college.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

Maintains privileged level confidentiality of students and student files by ethical, legal and governing board's guidelines
Provides individual and group counseling to students
Provides crisis intervention services including consultation, evaluation, counseling, referral, and follow-up
Consults with faculty and staff on disciplinary, substance abuse and other concerns related to students and provides counseling services as needed
Assists in developing and implementing mental health programming for the campus community
Designs, coordinates, and conducts workshops and outreach on psychosocial issues as needed
Manages and maintains client related paperwork and documentation; utilizes college software to record information and track student progress
Provides academic advising services for select students
Maintains a library of information and resources regarding services available to students

Completes an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis

Job Post Contact

Human Resources