Payroll Title: UCP VII
Class Code: 0722-9087
Job Family: STU
FLSA Code: E
Under the general direction of a responsible counseling services professional, provides assessment of and direct treatment for students with emotional, educational and career problems in both individual and group situations: and provides consultation for the University community.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides psychological counseling to individuals, couples or groups to assist students in understanding and overcoming social, emotional, or personal problems.
- Counsels students to assess their interests, aptitudes, and abilities and assists them in educational and career planning.
- Diagnoses learning deficiencies and provides appropriate interventions.
- Develops and conducts outreach programs designed to promote understanding, modify attitudes and enhance specific skills necessary for personal development and effective functioning.
- Develops and conducts study skills and tutoring programs for students with specific academic deficiencies as indicated through records, tests, interviews or referrals.
- In conjunction with other departments, plans and provides outreach services to promote retention, improve the quality of the learning environment and enhance student development.
- Serves as a consultant to faculty and staff on matters relating to well being of students.
- Provides counseling services for persons in crisis.
- Administers placement tests for students, evaluates results, and recommends a course of action based on test results.
- Participates in training and evaluation of counseling interns.
- Trains and evaluates students who function as peer counselors and/or tutors.
- Serves as a resource to the University community on matters relating to the well being of students.
- Prepares and manages appropriate case records in accordance with professional and ethical standards.
- Make referrals to SHS Mental Health Clinic and other departments or agencies when appropriate for specialized care beyond the scope of counseling services.
- Conducts and/or participates in in-service presentations.
- Participates in on-going evaluation of departmental services and programs.
- Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
- Master’s degree in Educational Psychology, Counseling or related field
- Three years post-graduate work experience or equivalent depending on educational qualifications, nature of previous experience and specific departmental need.
- Demonstrated ability to make sound analytical/diagnostic judgments and to work without close supervision.
- Certification, license or supervised internship may be substituted for some experience.
OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
- Some formal training beyond Master’s degree
Date Created: 6/28/85