Counselor I at Texas A&M University Commerce

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Location: COMMERCE, Texas

Job Description:

Job TitleCounselor I
AgencyTexas A&M University - Commerce
DepartmentCounseling Center
Proposed Minimum SalaryCommensurate
Job LocationCommerce, Texas
Job TypeStaff
Job Description


During the application process the "My Experience" page has a section provided "Attachments (Resume/CV, References, Cover letter, etc.)" to upload required documents.

  • Use the Upload button to add each document.

  • You will be able to upload up to 5 documents. Be aware that the maximum size allowed for any one document is 5MB.

  • All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered.

  • Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.

Please provide the following documents:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume/CV

  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).

  • Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer).

    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

Please do not withdraw your application in an attempt to upload a missing document. If you need assistance with this or any other matter, please contact us at


The Counselor I - provide counseling services to assist students in maximizing their potential for personal and academic success. Exhibit a commitment to a developmental model by initiating and implementing interventions that promote a healthy campus environment and meet the mental health needs of the University community. Conducts crisis response, outreach and prevention services, and consultation with faculty, staff, and students as needed.


  • Provides individual, group, and couples counseling.

  • Conducts intakes, screenings, and psychological assessments.

  • Engages in client staffing, case management, consultation and referral.

  • Provides crisis intervention services and consults with the director as needed.

  • Engages in program development, educational outreach, and evaluation.

  • Works collaboratively with internal and external colleagues.

  • Consults with faculty and staff regarding services for students.

  • Engages in professional development activities to maintain licensure.

  • Provides service to the University through involvement in committees.

  • Utilizes computer technology to support the Counseling Center functions.

  • Utilizes Electronic Medical Records System to maintain client records in accordance with HIPAA and FERPA regulations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director.


  • Education: Master's degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience: One (1) year of experience in counseling or a related field.

  • Knowledge / Skills: Understanding of relevant intervention models, programs and resources. Knowledge of the mental health needs of a university population. Excellent organizational and administrative abilities. Strong work ethic and sense of collegiality. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Knowledge of student development. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to: Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to present information clearly and concisely.

  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: Licensed or eligible for licensure in Texas with requirement to obtain licensure within first six months.

  • Physical Requirements: None

  • Other Requirements: Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends.


Doctorate in counseling, psychology, or social work. Three or more years' experience in counseling or related field. Experience in a college counseling Center or other relevant university setting. Bi-lingual (preferably Spanish speaking). Live within 30 minutes of campus. Advanced training in crisis management and trauma informed mental health care.



All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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