The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for Counselor/Life Skills Coach within the Dougherty Family College.
The Dougherty Family College is the newest college of the University of St. Thomas, opening in the fall of 2017 on the downtown Minneapolis campus. Offering an associate degree in liberal arts, the college's curriculum will be rigorous and provide graduates with a seamless transition to public or private institutions should they decide to pursue a bachelor's degree. Students will receive mentoring from St. Thomas faculty, participate in paid internships and enjoy the benefits of being part of the state's largest private university. For more information about the Dougherty Family College, please explore the website HERE.
The Counselor/Life Skills Coach position is a support position within the Dougherty Family College. This position is responsible for assisting students with any mental health concerns, including but not limited to depression and anxiety, behavioral concerns, positive behavioral support, academic and classroom support, and consultation with professors, administrators, and student support staff. The incumbent will also provide individual and group counseling with our students based on students’ needs. The position will also implement and be accountable for applicable federal laws, including FERPA, HIPPA and Title IX.
1. Counseling and Case Management: Provide counseling and case management services to students at the Dougherty Family College.
2. Outreach and Referral: Provide outreach and referral services to impacted students, faculty and staff as appropriate.
3. Other duties as assigned. May include, but is not limited to:
This is a 0.92 FTE, 11-month position with reduced hours in June and July; full time in August.
This is benefits eligible position. The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, legal, and disability insurance coverages. Offerings also include retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, and an employee assistance program. The University provides tuition remission to its employees, spouses, and dependents. In addition, the University values a healthy work/life balance and has generous provisions for paid time off.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.
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The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants will be asked to upload a resume to their profile and copy/paste a cover letter into the application.