Director Of Counseling Job Description Sample
Director Of Student Counseling Services And Substance Abuse Violence Education Support
As Director, provide visionary leadership for Student Counseling Services and the Substance Abuse and Violence Education Support Services areas. The Director provides supervision and direction to the Assistant Directors, Counselors, Peer Health Educator, Office Manager, and assigned graduate intern/practicum students; manages departmental budgets, grants and administrative functions; administers comprehensive counseling services for students; administers comprehensive advocacy and education programs for students dealing with any range of issues pertaining or related to substance abuse, dating violence, or sexual assault; lead education and harm reduction programming; and provide direct counseling, intervention, and assistance to students on matters of mental health, substance abuse, sexual violence and related matters.
Demonstrated experience in a clinical setting or comparable office/agency; demonstrated professional prevention and support experience with substance abuse and sexual violence issues. Knowledge of mental health issues facing college students.
Knowledge of Title IX and Campus SAVE Act. Experience developing, implementing and facilitating training targeted to a specific population and/or topic. Demonstrated ability to collect and interpret data and use it in strategic planning.
Demonstrated experience in office and budget management. Ability to communicate effectively with all university and community constituents and stakeholders. Must have advanced degree in counseling, social work, psychology or related field or equivalent education and experience.
Demonstrated experience in a college setting dealing with student mental health issues. Supervision experience.
Understanding of Title IX, Campus SaVE Act and implications for work in this area. Grant writing experience. 3-5 years progressive experience in a clinical setting.
Director Of Counseling Services
The Director of Counseling Services manages and directs Counseling Services which includes Counseling, Advising, Career Services, and Disability Services. Programs and services include, but are not limited to academic advising, mental health counseling, disability services and accommodations, and career counseling. The Director promotes student development, successful academic, personal, and career development for students while supporting the vision, mission, and values of Parkland College.
The Director of Counseling Services is a full-time, 12-month administrative appointment based on a schedule established by the Dean of Counseling Services. The position involves frequent handling of confidential information and records. Work contacts include students, faculty, staff, administrators, high school representatives/counselors, community-based organizations, and governmental agencies.
This position is a full-time, 12-month administrative appointment with an annual salary of $72,368.44.
All applicants must submit:
An online Parkland College employment application
Essential Job Functions
Manage and direct Counseling Services which include Counseling, Advising, Career Services, and Disability Services.
Provide leadership, develop, plan, and oversee the implementation of academic advising, career and personal counseling, and disability services for prospective, new and continuing students.
Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures; identify opportunities for improvement in delivery models, for applicability to our student population, and efficiency in maximizing the impact of the resources devoted to these services.
Assist the Dean with strategic planning and assessment to advance department and divisional mission.
Under the direction of the Dean of Counseling Services, develop and administer Counseling Services protocols and procedures in keeping with current best-practices for college counseling centers.
Assign work activities, projects, and programs; monitor work flow, and review, evaluate and communicate progress.
Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for expenditure requests, monitor, and control expenditures.
Work with the Vice President for Student Services and the Dean of Counseling Services to establish an annual budget for all of the functional areas.
Assist the Dean to ensure all Counseling Services functional areas meet the highest standards of confidentiality and accuracy in counseling and advising; ensure consistent customer service.
Analyze data collected from functional areas; findings will be used for decision making within the functional areas and for institutional use for compliance and evaluation.
At the request of the Dean, serve on the institutional College Counsel, Student Services Leadership, and other campus-wide committees; serve as liaison with other colleges, public and private agencies to assure coordination of activities.
Ensure all areas supervised comply with FERPA, Title IX, Title IV, Clery Act, ADA, and other federal and state regulations.
Meet with students, as necessary, for crisis intervention or to discuss academic concerns.
Assist in the design, planning, and coordination of disability services to the College community; knowledge of ADA as related to 504's at the college level; supervise meetings and trainings related to the office of disability services.
Supervise and support professional development opportunities for staff.
Perform personnel management functions in accordance with college policies and procedures and appropriate collective bargaining agreements, including oversight of personnel selection, training, and evaluation; ensuring departmental practices are in compliance with college policy; and analyzing and recommending appropriate staffing levels.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Work/Mental Health Counseling, or Social Work/Behavioral Sciences.
Two (2) years in a leadership role, including staff supervision and budget management.
Familiarity with higher education legal issues pertaining to ADA, FERPA, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Excellent written and oral communication skills with diverse students, employees, and community members.
Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, physically challenged, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Ph. D or Ed. D.
Current and valid Clinical Licensure; LCPC or LCSW. Must maintain licensure during entire employment as Director of Counseling Services.
Experience with Ellucian Colleague or similar ERP system.
Active participation in state and national organizations.
Experience working in a comprehensive community college.
Understanding of and commitment to the principles of shared governance.
Asst Director - Professional Counseling
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Clinical Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Counseling, or directly related degree, including five (5) years of mental health experience, of which two (2) years are in a supervisory role related to the responsibility of the position or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, provided that the minimum degree requirement is met.
Licensure, Certification, or Other Qualifications
Some positions may require individuals to be Licensed Practitioners of the Healing Arts (LPHA) requiring possession of any one or more of the following clinical licenses: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and/or Licensed Professional Psychologist (LCP).
Disclaimer - "Accredited" means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.
Education & Employment Verification - Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience.
You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.
NOTE: Candidates must pass a background investigation, drug screen and other pre-employment procedures as determined by the Chicago Police Department.
This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
Master's degree in clinical social work, clinical psychology or counseling
Any of the following clinical licenses: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor LCPC, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Psychologist (LCP), Psy.D and/or Ph.D.
Previous experience creating/implementing training programs and/or training seminars with a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency
Previous work experience administering employee assistance in a federal, state, law enforcement, or clinical setting
Previous experience working with high level law enforcement sworn/civilian personnel
Previous experience vetting providers and resources
Supervisory experience related to the responsibilities of the job
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application.
Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.
Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59 pm CDT. Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59 pm CDT on 12/10/2018. No exceptions will be made.
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer
City of Chicago Department of Human Resources
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Soo Choi, Commissioner
Dec 3, 2018, 1:03:47 PM
HCS Director Patient Access - Financial Counseling
This position may involvesupport of various hospitals and health care systems within the UNC Health CareSystem, but will be employed by Rex Hospital, Inc. (this includes, but is notlimited to, for purposes of payroll, health benefits, retirement options, andapplicable policies)
Responsible forthe overall management of revenue cycle patient access operations withinassigned region including strategic planning, capital and operationalbudgeting, financial analysis, key metric development and management,regulatory compliance, problem resolution, personnel management, andperformance improvement. Patient access operations may include, but is notlimited to admissions/registration, emergency department registration,financial counseling, cashiering, financial assistance, and Medicaideligibility.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Health Administration or related field. Master's degree strongly preferred.
Seven (7) years of related experience, with at least five (5) years of management experience. Prior experience in a multi-location health system environment preferred.
Understands and appropriately applies principles,procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specializedexpertise.
Associate Director - Career Counseling & Programs (4520U) #25951
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: November 16, 2018
For full consideration please submit application materials by November 30, 2018
The University of California, Berkeley is the preeminent public university in the country and one of the leading employers in the Bay Area. Join the Career Center at UC Berkeley as a member of a dynamic counseling team, providing innovative and comprehensive career services. The Associate Director, Letters and Science is a professional management position that leads, supervises and delivers unique and visible career programs/special services for students in the College of Letters & Science. In alignment with the Career Center's direction in providing customized service to our various constituencies, this position will also provide strategic guidance to programs and services tailored to UC Berkeley's diverse student population. In partnership with two Associate Directors, oversee all aspect of direct student service, including making key decisions related to technology, assessment, communication and resources (both in print and virtual) on behalf of student career and professional development. The incumbent plays a vital role in cultivating, maintaining, and enhancing important campus relationships and ensures that the Career Center's mission and services are highly visible on-campus and beyond.
Serves as a member of the Career Center's Management Group, composed of all unit managers to set unit policies and procedures for entire department.
Provides feedback to management team on gaps of service to clients, and recommends changes/enhancements
Assists with short-term and long-term strategic planning activities of the counseling team.
Directly supervises approximately six career counselors who serve students within the Colleges of Letters & Science and Natural Resources.
Manages all aspects of the performance management cycle for career counselors that include goal setting, providing training and recommendations such as professional development or corrective action as necessary.
Plans, develops and implements the delivery of career counseling and programs to the campus community.
Implements key functions within counseling and programs area such as data collection, analysis, and presentation.
Oversees and enhances the use of technology on behalf of direct student service, such as the counseling appointment system and related platforms.
Ascertains the needs and expectations of students and specific groups and develops necessary policy and programmatic enhancements in consultation with staff to meet those developing needs.
Counsels undergraduate and graduate students and alumni on career options and opportunities.
Designs and implements programs and activities that serve all students.
Conducts employer outreach meetings to learn about general and industry-specific recruitment trends and best practices.
Benchmarks resources and services with other campus units or university career centers as needed.
Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
Three to five years work experience within a business, industry, education or social service work environment.
Evidence of program management experience, including systems/information management, program development, program review and budgeting.
Extensive knowledge of the labor market, and employment trends, both locally and nationally, as related to hiring students from a top-tier public university for all job academic requirement levels including advanced degrees.
Extensive knowledge of Federal, State and University regulations governing employment processes, and the principles and standards of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
Advanced computer user skills. Ability to design and modify computer applications to meet program needs.
Problem identification, presentation skills, verbal communication, written communication, and organization skills.
Ability to work with people from diverse cultures.
Advanced project management skills, including skills to plan and implement successful events. Skill to recognize potential areas of constituency concern and address, resolve and/or mitigate problems or issues.
Advanced understanding and experience in designing specialized career services that are appropriate for all levels of students and alumni seeking careers in all sectors of employment.
Public relations expertise, tact, discretion and political acumen.
Must be available to work evenings and/or weekends on occasion.
A significant track record, demonstrating leadership, campus relationship building and a commitment to diversity.
Knowledge of UC programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, employment trends.
Experience using Handshake career management system.
Salary & Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience. Hiring range is $80,000-$85,000/annually.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
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Associate Director For Counseling
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.
Associate Director for Counseling
With general supervision from the Director of Counseling, Technology, and Student Employment, this position delivers counseling services to current and prospective undergraduate and graduate students and their families regarding the financial aid process, procedures, and program rules, including information about all federal, state, private, and institutional loan, grant and work programs. For students with last names beginning with letters R through Z, this position is responsible for reviewing aid applications, determining financial need, awarding financial aid, sending "no need" letters to those who are ineligible, and for communicating with their students. This position counsels both graduate and undergraduate prospective and current students and their parents on how best to finance a Georgetown education. This position ensures the highest standard of integrated customer/client service while maintaining compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations and University policies.
Providing Information: The Main Campus Office of Student Financial Services provides counseling and application processing services to 14,500 potential undergraduate and graduate applicants for aid each year.
Counseling Caseloads: The Office of Student Financial Services manages an active caseload of 9,300 clients each year (currently enrolled students) and administers $300 million each year in Main Campus scholarship, loan, and work programs. This position manages approximately 1,400 financial aid applicants each year. Activities include application processing/audit, financial counseling, monitoring enrollment status, and review of requests for additional aid in unusual or emergency circumstances.
Disbursement of Financial Aid: The Office of Student Financial Aid manages disbursement of more than $159 million scholarships to disburse to over 6200 students as well as the Main Campus portion of the $255 million in Federal, Private, and campus based loans.The Office of Student Financial Services operates as a team-oriented organization. Staff members are cross-trained in other areas of operations, and are expected to maintain a level of general knowledge that will enable them to contribute to group decisions about office-wide operations.
Duties for the Associate Director of Counseling include but are not limited to:
Administers University scholarship, Federal grant, loan and work programs to financial aid applicants each year. Activities include application processing/audit, financial counseling, monitoring enrollment status, reviewing requests for additional aid in unusual or emergency circumstances, and monitoring students' satisfactory academic progress.
Evidence of active professional involvement in financial aid associations is expected, i.e., national and local Associations of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
Regularly studies professional journals and publications, and participation in electronic e-mail discussion groups is necessary to maintain the knowledge required for this position. These include: The College Board, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), the Eastern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (EASFAA), Inside Higher Education, and the Chronicle of Higher Education websites and electronic newsletters.
Periodically reviews of the Federal Register, and the ability to comment on proposed federal regulations and their impact on University operations is required for this position.
One of six financial aid professionals who directly oversees and maintains the daily operations of the Financial Services Counseling Unit. This position is also expected to manage and resolve student/parent issues and complaints as they relate to extenuating family circumstances and to the University in a diplomatic and professional manner.
Has institutional and federal fiduciary responsibilities and must implement and comply with various laws, maintain accountability and equity in the distribution of funds, and oversee verification and accuracy of information.
Plays an integral role in the recruitment and retention process in achieving specific enrollment goals through extensive review of the family need analysis, counseling on alternative financing, and public relations activities.
Frequently communicates and interacts with prospective applicants for admission to Georgetown Main Campus programs as well as with students admitted and currently enrolled in Main Campus programs. It also interacts with many campus partners such as the Dean's Office, the Registrar, the Office Billing and Payment Services, etc.
Bachelor's degree and two years progressively responsible experience in financial aid administration
Part-time or full-time work experience with counseling, customer service, and/or administrative support
Detailed knowledge of eligibility and disbursement rules and regulations governing various federal, state, private, and institutional financial aid programs including knowledge of need analysis methodologies, aid packaging theories, application verification guidelines, rules and regulations governing awards under the Title IV federal aid programs, and policies pertaining to institutional aid programs
Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student and parent population
Demonstrated excellent communication skills (oral and written)
Demonstrated ability to collect and analyze data and to use independent judgment where appropriate
Experience with and knowledge of mainframe and PC financial aid administrative software
Three to four years of progressive management experience in a financial aid office
Any combination of experience with the Banner Student Information System, Microsoft Word, Cognos report writing software
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Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Adjunct Instructor Of Master Of Arts In Counseling - Wisconsin Rapids Center
Instructors needed to teach master level courses in school counseling, clinical mental health counseling, and higher education counseling and student affairs for fall, spring, and summer terms.
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS All Lakeland University staff members are expected to:
Demonstrate in their words and actions an appreciation for the history of Lakeland University and a commitment to its stated mission;
Represent unequivocally in their behavior the stated values of the University;
Be good stewards of the University's resources, including its personnel and the goodwill of its friends, its alumni, and local community;
Work collaboratively (as opposed to competitively) with their peers to meet objectives and achieve our goals;
Keep their supervisor appropriately informed;
Be forthright and honest in their communication with all members of the University community;
Treat all members in a manner of teamwork and respect;
Acts in a manner that sets the standard for service in higher education and the core principals of Lakelanders Excelling at Professionalism (LEAP) show respect, communicate and be positive;
Advise their supervisor with respect to all matters that require their attention, including their own performance.
Provide instruction in a classroom, online, BlendEd and BlendEd Live environment as determined by the director of the MAC program.
Respond in a timely manner (within 2 working days) to calls or email from graduate students, MAC program director, center director, and MAC advisors.
Use University technology as directed (institutional email address, course blackboard shells, etc.)
SPECIALIZED KNOW-HOW & SKILLS
Master's degree with doctorate degree preferred, in a field of professional counseling.
A minimum of three years or more of full time post-graduate experience in an associated field
Some courses will require instructors to hold additional licenses or certifications, i.e.
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC)
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)
Licensed School Counselor
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
No or very limited exposure to physical risk;
No or very limited physical effort required;
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
- Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Lakeland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator
Manager Of Career Counseling
An international law firm with offices in New York is seeking a full-time Manager of Career Counseling to join their team. The Manager of Career Counseling provides career development and advancement counseling to all attorneys, maintains relationships with companies alumni and clients, and develops career development resources.
- Providing individual career development and advancement counseling, coaching and planning to all Firm attorneys. Assisting attorneys with Firm integration, navigation of Firm procedures and resources, and short- and long-term career planning.
- Assisting all attorneys with individual career development and advancement plans, including the path to promotion, development of personal career goals, and support for transitions.
- Providing assistance with career advancement opportunities internally and outside the Firm, as requested by attorneys.
- Tracking and evaluating career counseling program and develop measurements of success.
- Establishing, tracking and maintaining relationships with Firm alumni, including overseeing the creation of an alumni database and other alumni initiatives.
- Developing relationships with Firm partners and counsel to facilitate career development, secondments and placement initiatives with clients and Firm contacts.
- Monitoring associate trends and share with Talent Department to enhance associate life as well as professional development initiatives.
- Writing, editing and compiling resources and newsletters to assist with career development and counseling, including a regular career counseling program update for Firm committees.
- Maintaining the career development resources page on the Firm’s intranet.
- Managing annual career development meetings process.
- J.D. or other advanced degree related to career coaching or counseling required.
- Counseling experience required; experience counseling lawyers or law students on career development and advancement opportunities preferred.
- Management experience preferred.
- Strong proficiency in database programs, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
- Database management skills helpful.
- Ability to interact smoothly with high-level professionals necessary; public speaking skills preferred.
- Familiarity with career opportunities for lawyers within legal and non-legal environments, including federal and state governments, in-house corporate legal departments, non-profit/public interest organizations and large and small law firms, strongly preferred.
Associate Faculty, Counseling
Basic Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions
This is a continuous recruitment for an applicant pool to fill part-time (up to 67%), substitute, temporary, or hourly assignments on an as needed basis.
We accept applications on a continual basis.
Departments or Divisions will refer to the pool of applications on file, as needed, to fill temporary assignments.
Applicants will remain in the pool for at least 18 months.
Master's degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling, OR the equivalent.
(NOTE: A bachelor's degree in one of the above listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline.)
If you feel you have equivalent qualifications, please review the supplemental information for equivalent qualifications. See website regarding the equivalency process (use back button to navigate equivalency pages or to return to the posting).
Knowledge and Abilities:
This is a continuous recruitment for an applicant pool to fill part-time (up to 67%), substitute, temporary, adjunct faculty assignments on an as needed basis.
We accept adjunct applications on a continual basis.
Departments or Divisions will refer to the pool of applications on file, as needed, to fill temporary assignments.
The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application will be maintained in this adjunct pool for 18 months. You may check your status at any time by logging into Victor Valley College Online Application Site at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/vvc/ with your username and password.
It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all requested materials are received. All materials included in the application packet become District property, will not be returned, and will not be copied.
All information qualifying an applicant for the position must be included on the Victor Valley College Application. To assist the District in determining whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements, descriptions of an applicant's present and past job duties should include details pertinent to the position for which he/she is applying.
If it is unclear whether an applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position from the application, that applicant will be disqualified.
It is not unusual for the District to receive hundreds of applications for a position. For this reason, it is advantageous to make the application as easy to review as possible.
Candidates wishing to apply for more than one position must apply for each position separately.
A complete file consists of all of the following:
1.A completed/signed electronic Victor Valley College application form.
2.Copies of transcripts showing college degrees and course-work. NOTE: Degrees must be from an accredited institution. It is the responsibility of the candidate to include U.S. evaluations of non-U.S. transcripts with their application.
Victor Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Victor Valley College prohibits sexual harassment and assures that all employees will enjoy equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. Employment acceptance or rejection shall be based on job-related qualifications.
Military Family Life Counselors – Adult Counseling
Adult Military and Family Life Counselor
- Must hold an unrestricted counseling or social work license in the state where job is located
Strategic Resources, Inc. (SRI), a company with 30 years of excellence serving the Federal Government; and, over 15 years supporting Military Family Readiness and Resiliency for the Department of Defense, is honored to announce our recent contract award in support of the Military and Family Life Counseling (MFLC) Program. SRI is an international, ISO 9001:2015 Certified and CMMI Maturity Level 3 Rated full service provider and we welcome you to become a part of our network.
SRI is actively seeking energetic, compassionate, licensed counselors and social workers to provide non-medical counseling services to military service members and their families. Non-medical counseling is supportive in nature and addresses: conditions of living; life skills; improving relationships at home and at work; stress management; adjustment issues, such as those related to returning from deployment; marital problems; parenting, and fear, grief and loss. Counseling modalities consist of individual, family, couples and groups. MFLCs may be based out of an installation's family center, a National Guard and Reserve Joint Force HQ or other facility and will provide proactive outreach to service members and their families. Locations are projected to include installations in almost all states (including the District of Columbia), U.S. territories and commonwealths, as well as many international locations.
Types of Assignments: Adult MFLCs can be hired in different capacities to meet the demand for counseling services in support of military installations. 1) A rotational assignment includes serving as a full-time counselor working 40 hours a week performing the traditional walk-around counseling/coaching services rotating to another role at the conclusion of the employment term, generally one year. 2) An on-demand assignment includes being hired for a specified period – one hour up to three days to remain on a list of available and qualified licensed counselors and social workers available to work when called. 3) A surge assignment meets the immediate needs of a military installation in response to a crisis, special event, or temporary increase in counseling requirements. The duration is for a specified period - up to 90 days.
Note: Upon completion of the online application, you will be prompted with a MFLC Candidate Poll. Please complete the "Type of Assignment Desired" field to identify the various assignments you are interested in supporting.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Provides face-to-face, non-medical counseling to military service members and their families and makes appropriate referrals and transfers to military and community resources according to the needs of military service members and their families.
Consults with military command and installation service providers as requested.
Partners with and augments activities of Service Family Centers, Guard and Reserve programs (including Inter-Service Family Assistance Committees), unit family support staff officers, and other programs and services to build coalitions and connect Federal, state, and local resources and non-profit organizations to support Active Duty, Guard and Reserve families.
Provides approved training and education programs and advises on requests for new or revised presentations by military leadership.
Tracks services performed and referrals made using appropriate reporting system.
Responds to critical incidents, surge and on demand events, and special requests as directed by the POC and approved by the OSD program manager.
Manages duty to warn and restricted reporting situations according to DOD protocol.
Communicates with supervisors to share information regarding trends and issues at their assigned installation.
Participates in regular in-service/training, Quality Improvement committees, or other contract activities as assigned.
Minimum Required Skills, Education, Experience & Abilities:
Must be a U.S. Citizen and must speak fluent English.
Must hold a Master's degree from an accredited graduate program in a mental health related field such as social work, psychology, marriage/family therapy, or counseling.
Must hold and maintain a valid unrestricted counseling license or certification from a state, the District of Columbia, a U.S. territory or commonwealth that grants authority to provide counseling services as an independent practitioner in their respective fields. Candidate must be licensed in the state that the position is located. Typical licenses include LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LCPC, LMHC. Clinicians under supervision may not apply.
Candidate must demonstrate counseling competence preceding their employment with the MFLC program.
An understanding of the military lifestyle and working with military family members.
Working knowledge of military, state, federal, and local laws and resources.
Ability to work with Family programs and/or advocacy services, military or civilian social service agencies.
Ability to work with military and civilian medical, social service, law enforcement, and legal personnel on behalf of service members and their families.
Ability to develop trusting helping relationships and work effectively with individuals and families from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Ability to intervene in crises using sound professional judgment, ethical practice, and common sense.
Ability to work independently to develop, implement, and evaluate safety and intervention plans to meet individual and family needs.
Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Must be able to successfully pass and maintain a government-sponsored background checks; positions are subject to a successful government security investigation prior to position start date.
FLSA Non-Exempt Status Type Regular Work Condition Office Environment Physical Demands Sitting, Standing, Typing Lifting Weight Lifting Frequency Not Often Pulling Weight Pulling Frequency Not Often Security Requirement National Agency Check w/ Inquiries Installation NAWS China Lake
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