COUNSELOR, DIVERSITY & WOMEN’S ISSUES- responsible for providing counseling services with emphasis on issues related to diverse populations and women. Specific duties will include conducting mental health assessments, developing individualized treatment plans, leading individual or group therapy sessions, running preventive mental health wellness classes and/or workshops and making treatment referrals. Counselors will be expected to be active within the university division of student affairs and provide appropriate services and support. REQUIRED: Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, or related field and two years of counseling experience; licensure as a professional counselor; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. PREFERRED: Knowledge of Titanium Counseling software, experience working with trauma survivors and a trauma informed clinical approach. As a student-centered learning community, Missouri Western is dedicated to inclusion and the promotion of diversity as essential to our mission as a public university. This commitment contributes to transforming lives and demonstrates our values of freedom, respect and courage. The university encourages applications from individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of our educational community. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter describing the applicant’s qualifications for the position, resume, and contact information for three references (at least one reference should have served as a clinical supervisor), electronically to: email@example.com. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. EOE
About Missouri Western State University
Missouri Western State University is a public, state-supported institution providing career-oriented certificate, associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs. Missouri Western is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is an AQIP Participant. Western continues to honor its tradition of open access, serving both traditional and non-traditional students. Western approaches its fourth decade with an enrollment of more than 6,000 students and over 200 faculty members. A beautifully landscaped campus complements contemporary institutional and recreational facilities. The campus consists of 14 major buildings and a student-housing complex located on 744 acres.
The historic city of St. Joseph, Missouri, has a population of approximately 77,000 and a favorable location 50 miles north of Kansas City. Recreational, cultural and community opportunities are available. Cost of living is below national average, especially housing costs.