Staff Counselor - Counseling Center

in Faulkner County, AR

Job Description

Minimum Salary or Salary Range

$33,000 - $41,000

Position Information



Working Title

Staff Counselor - Counseling Center

Department Org

603000 - Counseling Center

Position Summary

The University of Central Arkansas Counseling Center is seeking a professional to provide individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, educational programming, graduate trainee supervision, and consultation with students. faculty, and staff.
This is currently a 9 month position. (Aug 15 – May 15)

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Provide individual and group counseling, and crisis intervention for students. Provide training and supervision for graduate trainees. Provide direct service presentations and participate in counseling center sponsored programs, activities, and events. Provide information, suggestions, and guidance to faculty, staff, students, administrators, and family members in relation to personal concerns that involve others.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Skills Considered Essential for Success

-Knowledge of the organization and administration of higher education.
-Knowledge of state, federal, and university rules, regulations and procedures.
-Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment.
-Ability to work collaboratively and independently with common goals as a part of a team.
-Ability to make sound judgments.
-Effective interpersonal communication, writing, and organizational abilities.
-Civility in all interactions.
-Demonstrate effective follow-up.

Required Education and/or Experience

Minimum of a Master’s Degree in counseling or related field. Post-Master’s experience in direct delivery of counseling services required.

Preferred Education and/or Experience

Experience in a college setting preferred.





Desired start date


Position Summary and Qualifications


Licensed or eligible for Arkansas licensure in the field.

Physical Demands Checklist


Physical Exertion



Background Check Statement

This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

 EEO Statement

Affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.

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Job Posting: 3395893

Posted On: May 25, 2022

Updated On: Jun 10, 2022