Counseling Professional

Posting Details

Position Information

Business Title Counselor
Job Title Counseling Professional
Posting Number S2012645
Position Type Staff

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Consistent with the mission of Counseling Services at Clayton State University, Licensed Professional Counselors perform a wide array of functions addressing students’ personal, educational, and career needs. In keeping with State of Georgia law, individuals in this position should be licensed or license-eligible as a Professional Counselor in Georgia, and work with supervision under the direction of someone licensed and approved by the State Board of Examiners until licensure is attained.

The applicant offered this position may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.


Three years related experience; one year experience in college counseling center. Experience working with men’s issues strongly preferred.

Licensed Professional Counselor

Minimum Education Requirements

Masters Degree

Responsibilities Summary

Provide individual, couples and group counseling for students with educational or personal concerns.

Conduct case management activities including case notes, screening and intake documentation, clients treatment planning, and outside of session client contact.

Develop and lead structured seminars, groups, presentations, and other outreach programs to address preventative and developmental needs of students.

Support the center’s crisis intervention efforts, daytime and after-hours crisis consultation activities, on-call operations, and counselor-on-call activities.

Consult with faculty, staff, and other personnel, including external agencies, about the developmental, career, and mental health needs of students, and work cooperatively with them for the benefit of students and the institution.

Provide assistance to general divisional or institutional goals and, when appropriate, to other departments. When needed, assist the Office of Career Services with career counseling. Serve on institutional committees.

Perform other duties as assigned by Director.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of professional counseling standards.

Must possess effective interpersonal, organizational, time management and presentation skills.

Ability to make assessments and apply appropriate treatment interventions; ability to utilize Microsoft Office products; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to work on-call one or two weekends per month. Sensitivity and ability to work with students from diverse ethnic, cultural, socio-economic, and other orientations or perspectives different from one’s own.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references, recommendation letters, etc.) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. An official copy of your transcript may be required upon hire for this position. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

Clayton State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, as a matter of University policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents