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Counselor

Company: San Jacinto College
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Counselor - Central CampusFUNCTION: The function of the counselor is to provide personal, career, crisis, and mental health counseling, and coordinate awareness and educational activities. In addition, the counselor will develop, foster, and maintain relationships with community agencies and organizations to connect students with services.
Essential Job Functions:

  • Actively assist students with applying for local, state, and federal benefits.
  • Provide career, mental health and crisis counseling to students.
  • Develop, foster, and maintain relationships with community agencies and organizations to connect students with services.
  • Work with specific at-risk populations to create pathways for success.
  • Plan and implement mental health awareness, social services and educational events for students.
  • Deliver classroom presentations and facilitate workshops for students.
  • Provide academic advising and registration assistance, as needed. Additional Job Functions:
    • Work cooperatively with counterparts on the other campuses to achieve the College's annual goals and objectives.
    • Represent SJC with outside educational institutions, internal departments, and professional organizations.
    • Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
      • Facilitate timely, professional communication and problem resolution strategies.
      • Maintain processes and systems that improve the quality of customer support services.
      • Demonstrate working functional knowledge and use of Banner.
      • Coordinate, plan, and implement targeted events and activities on campus.
      • Conduct individual and group counseling.
      • Provide career testing, exploration, and counseling services.
      • Maintain counseling records as required by federal and state professional counseling regulations.
      • Must possess outstanding customer service skills and have the ability to work with multiple projects and within deadlines.
      • Must be knowledgeable about and be responsive to FERPA law and regulations.
      • Must be available for occasional nights and weekends activities.
        Required Education:
        • Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or related discipline from a regionally accredited college/university. Degree must have prepared applicant to perform mental health and crisis counseling.
          Required Experience:
          • Minimum of one (1) year of work experience providing counseling and academic support services to students.
          • Knowledge and experience with administering and evaluating career and / or mental health assessments.
          • Experience with creating and fostering student success, retention and completion.
          • Experience in career/educational, individual, short-term counseling, crisis intervention, minority concerns, learning styles/study skills.
          • Knowledge and experience with administering and evaluating college-level assessments, including computerized tests.
          • Experience with creating and fostering student success, retention and completion.
            Preferred Experience:
            • Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.), National Certified Counselor (N.C.C.), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (L.M.F.T.) and / or Licensed Master Social Worker (L.M.S.W.) preferred.
            • Experience with community college counseling services.
            • Experience with Banner Student Information System.
            • Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.
              Preferred Licenses/Certifications:
              • Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.), National Certified Counselor (N.C.C.), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (L.M.F.T.) and / or Licensed Master Social Worker (L.M.S.W.) preferred.
              • Any license(s) and Certification(s) must meet the State of Texas guidelines and regulations for counseling practices, regardless of exempt status of educational entity.
                Note: This position has limited opportunity for remote work arrangements with appropriate approvals and in accordance with the policies, procedures, and needs of the College.Salary Grade: 25Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary ScheduleRequisition Number: req4204Posting Close Date: 12/2/2022

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