Counselor (Part-Time, 600 hrs/yr) @ WITC Ashland - Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Shell Lake Wisconsin

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Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

Shell Lake, Wisconsin

United States


Detailed Job Description

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time Counselor position (600 hours per year) at the WITC Ashland Campus. The primary purpose of this position is to facilitate and enhance learners’ personal and professional growth as well as their success in achieving academic goals. Through assistance with decision-making, career planning and life planning, this position helps students transition into and succeed in college and the world of work. Student development theory, the way in which a student grows and progresses as a result of enrollment in an institution of higher education, provides the foundation for counseling. This position does not function as a licensed mental health therapist, nor is licensure required. Collaboration is fostered not only with the student learner, but also with co-workers, employers, and other schools and community agencies.

Job Description

Learner Success
*Provide counseling to facilitate learner goal clarification
*Provide counseling to enhance learner transition and retention
*Provide counseling to assist with learner goal attainment

Operational Effectiveness
*Support the college enrollment management efforts
*Create, maintain and utilize records
*Ensure appropriate levels of confidentiality
*Maintain ongoing professional growth

*Maintain relationships with high school representatives and community organizations as assigned
*Collaborate with and/or mentor other campus/college counselors and K-12 and university counselor externs
*Serve as a referral resource for faculty in order to effectively meet learner needs
*Participate actively in campus, college-wide, regional, state teams and committees


Minimum Qualifications:
1. Master’s degree* in Guidance and Counseling or Counseling including practicum experience.
2. Two years (4,000 hours) of occupational experience outside of education.
3. Two years (4,000 hours) experience counseling persons regarding vocational and career concerns.
4. Demonstrated experience and leadership that promotes the knowledge, respect, and inclusion of culturally diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in career counseling and assessment.
2. Knowledge of and experience with student development theory and retention strategies.
3. Technical College/ Community College experience.
4. Experience in crisis response or crisis counseling.
5. Experience with computerized information systems.

*Please note that official or unofficial transcripts are required at time of application to support educational degrees listed in your application.

Salary Hiring Range

$26.02-$30.75 hourly

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Your application will be considered complete when we have received a completed online application, a cover letter addressing all of the qualifications for this position, a resume, and original or copies of official or unofficial college transcripts. If you have noted an educational degree on your application, WITC requests transcripts to support your degree. Official transcripts are required prior to an offer of employment.

Please mail transcripts, if unable to scan, to Human Resources:
505 Pine Ridge Drive
Shell Lake WI 54871

WITC is an Equal Opportunity/Access Employer and Educator.

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  • Counselor (Part-Time, 600 hrs/yr) @ WITC Ashland
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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:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter