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Career Counselor

at Eastern New Mexico University

Posted: 8/1/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2514515

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Career Counselor
Salary:Depends on Qualifications
Job Type:Full time permanent
Location: Main Campus - Portales, New Mexico
Position Summary:
Under limited supervision by the Director of Counseling and Career Services, the position will provide comprehensive, high-quality, personal and career counseling services. 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Requires the ability to establish rapport with others as a requisite for healthy and therapeutic relationships, the counselor will facilitate students in the process of resolving personal issues. 
  • Personal counseling services expected are conducting intake interviews, providing mental health assessments, conducting counseling in individual and group settings, and making appropriate referrals. 
  • Maintaining appropriate clinical documentation and providing crisis intervention services in the absence of the Director are also necessary.
  • Prepare students to successfully enter the job market and/or pursue advanced studies.
  • Assist students in clarifying career goals, researching employment and opportunities for advanced degree study. 
  • Develop strategies for students to successfully secure employment. 
  • Strategies include preparation of resumes and cover letters, practice interview sessions, and researching specific employers. 
  • Administer and interpret various career and personality inventories.
  • Prepare programs and present topic workshops relevant to mental health, wellness and/or career development.
  • Plan and implement employment fairs. 
  • Arrange on-campus or site employment recruitment interviews. 
  • The position will serve on community and university committees as requested and assist with student affairs initiatives such as new student orientation, retention efforts, student employment, and student workshops. 
  • Other related duties may be assigned. 
Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in Counseling or a relevant field such as Psychology, Social Work, or College Student Development is required.
  • Ability to meet New Mexico licensure requirements for LMHC or LPCC within 90 days of employment, (see New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Board Article 9: 1-30 or equivalent licensure in profession) is required. 
  • Experience interacting effectively with college students from diverse ethnic backgrounds is preferred. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of the progression of student and career development as well as have a record of professional conduct consistent with the university and state code of conduct.
  • Knowledge of Holland Codes, CHOICES, SII and MBTI 

 Working Conditions:
Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed inside in a non-smoking facility with regular work hours, and will require some evening and weekend hours to meet operational needs and for on-call crisis counseling.   
  • Physical effort or exposure to physical risk may be, but are rarely required.
  • Work is sedentary in nature that at times requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Essential Functions: [As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities.  This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.]
 Additional Information:
Application Review Date: Open Until Filled 

Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.

Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:

Required Documents: Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records.

Letter of interest
Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position)
Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)

ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer.? Eastern New Mexico University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University's non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer at (575) 562-2218.  Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, employment and admission, and the University is required by Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate in such a manner. For more information regarding Title IX please click https://www.enmu.edu/about/public-documents/title-ix/coordinator . For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail ENMU.HRrecruiter@enmu.edu