Licensed Mental Wellness Counselor
The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Licensed Mental Wellness Counselor.Position Details
118 College Drive Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001 United States Division Division of Student Affairs Position Type Staff Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Pay Grade
Posting Close Date July 1, 2023
Job Summary: Student Counseling Services provide quality counseling interventions to Southern Miss students by promoting sound mental health and the coping skills necessary for successful pursuit of their educational and life goals. Our licensed mental wellness counselors work in a spirit of collaboration within the Division of Student Affairs to support individual responsibility, personal growth, and wellness of all enrolled members of the student body.
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Master's level counseling, psychology, marriage and family therapy, social work or mental health degree. Provide proof of licensure or provisional licensure to provide mental health services in the state of Mississippi with designation of LPC, LMFT, LCSW, or confirmed state licensure/certification at the doctoral level. At least two years of clinical experience working in the mental health field providing direct clinical care.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Four - five years of experience in the mental health field working with adolescents or college-aged individuals. Two-Three years of experience providing direct clinical care delivering individual, family, or group therapy. Experience with delivering emergency services in mental healthcare.
About The University of Southern Mississippi The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www. usm.edu.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.