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Professional Counselor I
Texas A&M University
Student Counseling Service
Full-time (12 month) position in a large university counseling center with an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited pre-doctoral internship training program. Duties include: Provision of individual, couple, and group counseling (personal, career) to a diverse student population; crisis intervention; referrals; consultation and outreach; supervision of practicum students; applied research; and service on Student Counseling Service (SCS), Division of Student Affairs, or University committee(s). Generalist with training and experience in a specialty relevant to the college student population: telehealth technology. The successful candidate will be tasked with designing and helping support the ethical use of electronic platforms and for clinical and psycho-educational mental health intervention available through electronic technology to the students of Texas A&M University. This position will also have a key role in innovating future outreach and social media modes of clinical intervention for the Student Counseling Service.
Masters in Counseling & Guidance, Social Work, Counseling or Clinical Psychology or other specialty related to job function. Eligible for Texas Licensed Professional Counselor — Intern (supervision available) or eligible for licensure as Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Texas. Texas licensure must be obtained within one year of employment and must be maintained for continued employment.
Knowledgeable about psychological and medical issues related to mental health, and mental health counseling experience. Demonstrated commitment to the development of expertise in telehealth technologies and guidelines, and ability to generate and support the design of appropriate clinical telehealth intervention platforms and strategies for the agency. Prefer experience counseling young adults/college students in a college counseling center setting. Possess strong student service orientation.
Texas A&M University in College Station is the Flagship University of the Texas A&M University System. Fall 2013 enrollment for the university is 58,809 students, making it one of the five largest universities in the nation. Texas A&M University offers more than 120 undergraduate degree programs and more than 240 masters and PhD programs. Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas, and is the only land grant, sea grant, and space grant university in Texas. The University offers a rich variety of cultural, recreational, athletic, and community education programs.
Adjacent to College Station is the city of Bryan. The combined population of the College Station/Bryan area is approximately 150,000. College Station and Bryan are located 95 miles northwest of Houston, 95 miles northeast of Austin, the state capitol, 200 miles south of Dallas-Fort Worth, and 150 miles northeast of San Antonio. Excellent schools, shopping, cultural, and recreational facilities and events are available in the community and surrounding areas.
Required Application Materials
Applicants must submit: a completed TAMU employment application (via jobpath.tamu.edu); a current Curriculum Vitae; a cover letter stating the applicant’s interest in working in a university counseling center and how this position relates to the applicant’s professional interests and experience; the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three individuals knowledgeable about the applicant’s training, experience, and skills; and official transcripts of all college/university courses. Copies of transcripts are acceptable for initiating the application process, but official transcripts and proof of graduate degree must be on file prior to an employment offer. Only complete applications will be considered. TAMU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Position open until filled, review of applications begins immediately.
December 1, 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter.
Send Applications To:
James Deegear, Ph.D., ABPP, Assistant Director
Texas A&M University Student Counseling Service, B103 Cain Hall, 1263 TAMU
College Station, TX 778443-1263
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