Temporary Counselor

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Department: Student Health and Counseling
Position Type: Temporary
Categories: Student Health and Counseling

Benefits Eligible?: No
Pay Classification: Non-Exempt (Bi-Weekly)

Position Overview:

Carleton College invites applicants for the position of Temporary Counselor (Licensed Psychologist, LICSW, LMFT, LPCC), which is a flexible schedule, temporary position (generally October – mid June). Temporary counselors are paid hourly, at the rate of $45/hour. This is a non-benefit earning position. Counselor provides therapy services to students of Carleton College. Student Health and Counseling hours of operation are 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. Responsibilities include: intakes, ongoing individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and documentation of all clinical contacts. Counselors in Student Health and Counseling also act as an advocate or liaison between students and other campus staff and faculty, as well as community providers and parents. Counseling sessions can be in-person or remote via telehealth.

Essential Job Functions - Responsibilities:

  • Provide intake assessments, individual counseling, crisis intervention, and document all clinical contacts in Electronic Health Record.
  • Group counseling opportunities are also available depending on specialty or interest area and current clinical need.
  • Able to work in a brief treatment model in a fast-paced environment.
  • Operate as part of a multidisciplinary clinical team that includes Psychologists, Counselors (LICSW, MFT), graduate level counselor trainees, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Psychiatric consultant, Dietitian consultant and support staff.
  • Consult as necessary with faculty and staff regarding student mental health issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and other various personnel/agencies for the effective delivery of services to students.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
  • Outstanding communication, collaboration, interpersonal and relationship skills.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.

Required Qualifications:

  • Highest Degree: Earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology OR Masters of Social Work
  • Currently licensed in the State of Minnesota
  • Generalist skills in working with depression, anxiety, and identity development issues related to students ages 17-22.

Special Instructions to Applicants: 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

As per the Carleton Upward Mobility Program, priority consideration for internal applications will be given to those who apply by August 7, 2022. Pending the review of those internal applications, external applications will be considered at that time. External applications are welcome at any time.

Carleton College is a AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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