Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 02-Jun-2021 to 02-Jul-2021 (CST)
  • Mequon, WI, USA
  • Depends on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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Concordia University Wisconsin is seeking applications for a Christian Counselor in the Department of Counseling and Health Services. This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position located on the Mequon, Wisconsin Campus. The position reports directly to the Director of Counseling and Health Services and through him to the Vice President of Student Life. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2021.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide mental health assessment, crisis intervention, short-term therapy, periodic support groups, case management, and referral services for students
  • Develop and maintain systems for comprehensive mental health crisis intervention services
  • Provide leadership for and work collaboratively with Student Life staff to provide programming and support services that help to educate, aid in prevention, and create awareness on mental health topics relevant to diverse student populations
  • Provide regular assessment and evaluation of services and programs
  • Provide education and training to Resident Assistants and other student groups on mental health issues (along with Director of Counseling and Health Services)
  • Provide input to the Director for the revising of campus mental health protocols in conjunction with current campus mental health best practices
  • Provide consultation services for campus personnel, especially the members of the Division of Student Life
  • Provide mental health expertise and outreach for the university's crisis management and prevention, response and recovery efforts (e.g. Good Samaritan Team, Crisis Action Team) as needed and requested

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Skilled in mental health assessment, case conceptualization and treatment planning, proficient in short-term therapy, demonstrated crisis response skills
  • Experienced in practicing from a Christian world view and proficient in incorporating Scripture (both Law and Gospel) in therapy
  • Experienced in suicide assessment and intervention
  • Demonstrated ability to create a trusting, supportive rapport with students
  • Possesses knowledge and experience in providing services to those affected by relationship violence, sexual assault/abuse, eating disorder behavior, self-injury behavior
  • Knowledge of current campus mental health issues, protocols and best practices
  • Knowledge of college counseling center electronic medical record such as Titanium
  • Experienced with telehealth counseling
  • Demonstrated record of ethical practice
  • The candidate must actively support the mission of the university and the doctrinal positions of the LCMS
  • Able to work some evenings and weekends

Education and Experience

Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field required. Licensed to practice in the State of Wisconsin and minimum of 5 years of post-graduate clinical work experience in mental health required.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff position. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia University benefit options include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Personal Spending Account, Flexible Spending Account, and/or Health Savings Account
  • Disability and Survivor Plan
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Retirement 403(b) Savings Plan
  • Basic Life and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage
  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Tuition waiver benefits (available for employees and their qualified dependents)

Application Instructions

To receive full consideration, all applicants are asked to complete and submit an online employment application through the Concordia University Employment page. To begin, please click the Apply Now section on the job page and then click the Apply For This Position button to begin the application process.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

Physical Demands/Equipment

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

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