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Counselor/Group Coordinator

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Counselor
  • Job ID: #17321
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Counselor/Group Coordinator

Professional Academic Staff position in Counseling Services with the title of Counselor/Group Coordinator is available beginning August 2021.  This is an 82% fixed term annual renewable position, and the position is full time from August through May (during the academic year.)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family therapy, or closely related field required from a regionally accredited institution. Considerable clinical experience facilitating general process groups and psycho-educational workshops is required. Supervised internship or work experience in university counseling center, mental health agency, or related professional setting. Experience conducting brief therapy, outreach, and clinical supervision. Required to be licensed within the state of Wisconsin within 1 year of starting the position; preference for clinician who has supervised the clinical work of Master’s level interns or doctoral candidates; preference for experience in a multi-disciplinary team-oriented environment

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in providing outreach and clinical services to historically underrepresented populations will be considered an asset. The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire is deeply committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and seeks a mental health clinician who is committed to multiculturalism and can integrate that perspective into all aspects of their work.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Counselor/Group Coordinator is responsible for;

  • Providing individual, group, couples therapy, as well as crisis intervention counseling services to university students within a brief treatment model.
  • Coordinate the group therapy program, which involves scheduling the groups, deciding group offerings, assigning facilitators, conducting trainings, and leading the discussion on groups during the weekly staff meeting
  • Assist in the goal of better meeting the needs of underrepresented students  
  • Providing Consultation services to faculty and staff
  • Provide outreach to campus organizations and classes to inform students about personal development and mental health concerns.
  •  Supervise/train graduate student practicum/interns.
  • Assume other duties as requested by the director, as appropriate.

Unit/Division:

The Counseling Services unit is a part of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion & Student Affairs Division at UWEC and is overseen by the Dean of Students.  Counseling Services works closely with the Dean of Students Office, Student Health Services and other student support units to provide integrated care for our clients.

University/Region

A member of the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Eau Claire, a residential liberal-arts campus, has 10,500 students enrolled in 80 academic programs. The university is located in Eau Claire, situated in west central Wisconsin, 75 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94. Located in the scenic Chippewa Valley Region with a population base of more than 200,000, Eau Claire is a city of 65,000 surrounded by lakes, streams, woods, parks, and hiking/biking/skiing trails.

Required Application Materials

  • A letter of application outlining your interest and qualifications for the position
  • Professional vita
  • Contact information for at three references who are directly familiar with your professional work

Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/.  You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Counselor/Group Coordinator (Job ID # 17321) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice to the candidate and to complete a criminal background check on finalists. 

Application Deadline

Submit materials by July 18, 2021, to ensure consideration; however, screening will continue until the position is filled.

Starting Date

August 17, 2021

(UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO Employer dedicated to enhancing diversity.) 

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings will change in November 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.