Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay, WI
Full Time Academia-Higher Ed Professional Services

Job Description

Department:   Student Development

Reports To:   Dean, Student Development

FLSA Status:   Exempt

Amount of Travel Required:   As needed throughout District

Salary Grade:   D

Positions Supervised:   None

 

 

LOCATION:  District-Wide

HOURS:  40 hours per week. Typical hours Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Flexibility required to work other hours as necessary to cover office hours Monday-Thursday 7:30- 6:00 pm. and an occasional Saturdays during peak times.

MINIMUM STARTING SALARY:  $69,993 per year

*Current benefit eligible employees will be placed within the pay range based on their current rate/range.

 

Required online application available on website:  www.nwtc.edu/jobs

 

Location:  Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Human Resources, 2740 West Mason Street,  Green Bay, WI  54307-9042. All postings are considered current and available until removed from the website.

 

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry.

The College is seeking to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population.

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide individual and group counseling and educational programming to students to promote optimum mental and emotional health. Assist in transitioning prospective students and in retaining current students by addressing career, academic and psychosocial factors such as addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; and self-esteem. Collaborate with internal and external resources as appropriate.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Assess students based on career, academic, accommodations, and psychosocial factors. Recommend accommodations and develop treatment plan to address areas of concern. Refer to community resources or specialists as needed.
  • Collaborate with Counselors to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans.
  • Manage student counseling needs through providing individual or group treatment, conducting risk assessment and risk management, collaborating with accommodations services, and responding to student success referrals.
  • Modify treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in students' status.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs on students' progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.
  • Gather information about community mental health needs or resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy.
  • Advocate for the student to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Maintain professional student records in accordance with ethical and legal standards, accommodations standards, and College policy.
  • Provide consultation to faculty and staff relating to student concerns.
  • Prepare and facilitate seminars to address academic, disability, and mental health concerns of students. Plan and implement campus wide awareness events throughout the year.
  • Participate on at least one committee to support College initiatives.
  • Identify new developments and best practices in counseling by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars, or establishing and maintaining contact with other community agencies.
  • Maintain Licensed Professional Counselor licensure by abiding by ACA ethical standards and meeting continuing education requirements.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

  • Values - Demonstrate behaviors and action that support the College’s values - Customer Focus, Everyone Has Worth, Passion and Inspiration, Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Results and Accountability, Valuing Talent and Well Being, and Ethics.
  • Student Success – Demonstrate behaviors and actions that support student recruitment, retention, and student success initiatives.
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Empathetic - Ability to appreciate and be sensitive to the feelings of others.
  • Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
  • Presentation Skills - Ability to effectively present information publicly.
  • Tactful - Ability to show consideration for and maintain good relations with others.
  • Tolerance - Ability to work successfully with a variety of people without making judgments.


SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education: Master's Degree
Experience: Two years related experience with one year experience counseling adults is preferred.

 **An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office Suite, electronic medical record applications, and web based resources.

 

Certificates & Licenses

Licensed in the State of Wisconsin as a Licensed Professional Counselor

 

Other Requirements

Previous experience in higher education and in the treatment of affective, addictive, and personality disorders and learning disabilities is preferred.

Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the District’s standard insurance policy terms.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Physical Demands

Lift/Carry

Stand

F (Frequently)

Walk

F (Frequently)

Sit

C (Constantly)

Handling / Fingering

N (Not Applicable)

Reach Outward

N (Not Applicable)

Reach Above Shoulder

N (Not Applicable)

Climb

N (Not Applicable)

Crawl

N (Not Applicable)

Squat or Kneel

N (Not Applicable)

Bend

N (Not Applicable)

10 lbs or less

F (Frequently)

11-20 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

21-50 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

51-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Over 100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Push/Pull

12 lbs or less

F (Frequently)

13-25 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

26-40 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

41-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

 

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)

Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

 

The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate.

NWTC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or other protected classes.

Occupations

Mental Health

Education Requirements

Professional Certification, Master's Degree (M.A. or M.S.)

Salary

$69,993 per year