Director of Counseling

  • Jarvis Christian College
  • Hawkins, TX, USA
  • Apr 08, 2022
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:  Director of Counseling



  • Provide individual counseling services to students, faculty, administrators and staff
  • Provide vision, strategic planning, and assessment for the center to advance department and divisional mission.
  • Provide and coordinate consultation, education and outreach services to faculty, staff, and students on developmental, mental health and harm-reduction issues.
  • Develop and administer center protocols and procedures in keeping with current best-practices for college counseling centers.
  • Coordinate the center's emergency and crisis response procedures and participate in threat assessment activities.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across campus to develop strategies for optimizing student strengths and healthy development and for the prevention and intervention of psychological and behavioral concerns.
  • Provide intervention services in all areas of the college environment
  • Assist individuals to understand and overcome social and emotional problems
  • Develop training modules ‘for peer counselors/work-study assignments and R.A.’s (area of concern)
  • Develop growth-group activities per semester
  • Provide emergency or crisis intervention services to students
  • Perform other duties as needed


  • Demonstrates
    • Trustworthiness
    • Confidence
    • Enthusiasm
    • Initiative
    • Flexibility
    • Sound work ethics
  • Proven Skills
    • Listening skills
    • Team player

Preferred and Required Qualifications


  • A PhD or its equivalent preferably in Counseling
  • A Master’s degree with 7 years commensurate experience in counseling
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience in budget management, forecasting, conflict resolution, and grant writing
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills 


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