DEPARTMENT: Counseling Center
ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 1, 2017 (negotiable)
Work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment that provides a broad range of counseling-related services to students, staff, and faculty, in support of the academic and personal development portions of the university mission. Primary duties include providing individual, couples and group counseling, crisis intervention, counseling intern supervision, and consultation to the campus community. Secondary duties involve contributing to psycho-educational outreach programming on a variety of mental health and adjustment-related topics. Operate under primarily short-term, developmental model of service provision, with commitment to respect for diversity in all its forms. This position is an 85% appointment, working primarily during the academic year.
- Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or related degree
- Licensed or license-eligible for Licensed Profession Counselor or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Wisconsin
- Experience working with college students in a college/university counseling center or other clinical setting
- Training and experience in providing counseling and outreach services to multicultural and LGTBQIA population
- Experience and interest supervising counseling interns
- Experience with interpersonal process groups
- Expertise in men’s issues
- Experience and skill with assessing and treating serious mental health issues
- Demonstrated skill in consulting with multidisciplinary colleagues and concerned others
- Other specialized training/experience relevant to a college/university setting
Counseling-related responsibilities include providing time-sensitive individual, couples, and group counseling; crisis intervention; treatment planning, consultation with faculty, staff, students and parents; collaboration with health services and other university departments and offices; and training/supervision for masters-level counselors-in-training. Candidates must have capacity to provide services to adults of all ages, presenting a broad range of psychological problems and developmental concerns.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.
All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm.
Facts and data about the university: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: http://www.uwstout.edu/police/clery.cfm
Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing the job requirements and outlines how your qualifications match these requirements
- Professional Vita
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
- Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on April 26, 2017, screening of applications will begin April 27, 2017. Applications may be reviewed until position is filled.
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Hannah Bendroth
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
TA Coordinator: Melissa Wallace
Job Family: Staff