Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.3, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at email@example.com or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
Summary of duties:
The Wellness Counselor, available at the Psychologist or Counselor level, provides culturally affirming brief, focused individual counseling, group therapy and workshops, initial consultations, and crisis assessment and intervention to a diverse student population within the College of Veterinary Medicine. You will provide wellness, mental health, and academic counseling and coaching to veterinary students, veterinary house officers and graduate students to enhance an inclusive campus climate for student success. To a lesser degree, you will also consult with faculty and staff or groups, proactively provide informational and educational programming, serve as a liaison with agencies and programs outside of the college, maintain website and other outreach efforts, and participate in the development and delivery of wellbeing activities. This includes participating as a team member in the planning, mentor training, and implementation of the Cougar Orientation and Leadership Experience (COLE), contributing to course offerings to veterinary students, and developing and delivering well-being activities.
This position will be primarily based at our WSU Pullman Campus; however, flexibility with in-person or hybrid options and flexible work schedule.
To be considered for a Psychologist, applicants must have:
A doctoral degree in Psychology, or equivalent including completion of pre-doctoral internship.
To be considered for a Counselor, applicants must have:
Positions require a master's degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or related field and the ability to become independently licensed as a mental health professional in the State of Washington within one (1) year of employment.
Additional Qualifications for all applicants:
Must have or meet qualifications for licensure in the State of Washington within 6 months of hire.
Desire to work as part of a team-centered department focused on all aspects of student wellbeing and mental health care.
Demonstrated ability to working collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.
Preferred qualifications for all applicants:
A PhD or comparable degree in Counseling, Psychology, or Social Work.
Three years of counseling experience with university and/or adult populations.
Experience with high achieving populations.
Work as a secondary school counselor or in a university counseling center.
Experience creating and presenting wellbeing workshops and presentations.
Experience in grief and bereavement training and counseling.
Demonstrated understanding of the Human Animal Bond.
Experience in the career, academic, and interpersonal development of young adults in academia, and in facilitating the development of adaptive coping skills and mindsets in adjusting to major life transitions.
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Position Term: 12 months
This is a permanent position.
Screening Begin Date: This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin May 31, 2022.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its C...ommunity Engagement Classification.WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.