Jefferson College is seeking a Mental Health Counselor. The incumbent will provide direct services to students, including triage, risk assessments, emergency behavioral health assessments, substance use assessments/treatment, and counseling; provide referrals, advocacy, information, and education to meet individual needs of students; maintain regular communication with College faculty and staff, including the CARE team, and other counselor(s); maintain accurate and timely documentation of all services provided to students; attend and participate in all administrative and clinical staff meetings and/or trainings, including weekly CARE team meetings; and perform other duties as assigned. This position is grant-funded; the assignment will end June 30, 2022, unless CARES Act funds are extended beyond that date.
Jefferson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Qualifications: Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or related field and a minimum of one year of relevant experience required. Must be Missouri state independently licensed as a LPC or LCSW.
Additional Salary Information: Jefferson College offers an excellent benefit package including health and dental insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, a liberal leave and vacation policy, and an outstanding retirement program.
About Jefferson College
Jefferson College is a student-centered comprehensive community college, committed to providing an accessible, quality college experience as it strives to meet the diverse needs of the students and the community. Superior teaching and services foster a supportive learning environment, which promotes intellectual, social, and personal growth. A strong general education curriculum, college transfer and technical programs, personal enrichment courses, and on-campus experiences prepare students to succeed in their careers, further their education, and prosper in a diverse world. Jefferson College’s ongoing assessment of students, programs, and services assures that it is a responsive and progressive community college.