Counselor - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

As a counselor in the Department of Counseling and Wellness the primary responsibility of this position will be to provide wellness, mental health and academic counseling and coaching to veterinary students, veterinary house officers, and graduate students. To a lesser degree, this position will also consult with faculty and staff or groups, proactively provide informational and educational programming, serve as a liaison with agencies and programs outside of the college, maintain website and other outreach efforts, and participate in the development and delivery of wellbeing activities. This includes participating as a team member in the planning, mentor training, and implementation of the Cougar Orientation and Leadership Experience (COLE), contributing to course offerings to veterinary students, and developing and delivering well-being activities.

Required Qualifications

The candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, or Social Work, and have at least three years of counseling experience with university and/or adult populations. The candidate must have or meet qualifications for licensure in the State of Washington. The candidate must have the desire to work as a part of a team centered department focused on all aspects of student wellbeing and mental health and a demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.

Preferred Qualifications

A PhD or comparable degree in Counseling, Psychology, or Social Work. Experience with high achieving populations; Work as a secondary school counselor or in a university-counseling center. Experience creating and presenting wellbeing workshops and presentations. Experience in grief and bereavement training and counseling. Demonstrated understanding of the Human -Animal Bond. Experience in the career, academic, and interpersonal development of young adults in academia, and in facilitating the development of adaptive coping skills and mindsets in adjusting to major life transitions.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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