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Counselor, Temporary Full-Time Faculty R20082

Bellevue, WA

Posted: 11/11/20
Deadline: 1/1/20

About This Organization

Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 40% students of color and over 1,700 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

Job Duties

• Provide culturally-competent and socially-justice minded short-term individual counseling (personal, educational, career) and group counseling.
• Expertise in consulting/liaising with campus and community partners regarding services for Black and African American and other underrepresented student populations, as well as substantial experience providing mental health services to these populations.
• Offer guidance and help in the development, implementation, and evaluation of services for Black and African American students and other underrepresented student populations.
• Assist students with identifying and resolving problems affecting their educational and personal development by clarifying short- and long-range educational/personal/occupational goals.
• Provide crisis counseling and assessment for students in distress.
• Use culturally-responsive therapeutic modalities, such as navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first-generation college students, LGBTQIA, veterans, English language learners, etc.).
• Refer students to appropriate community resources and services.
• Consult with faculty and staff about student mental health issues in and out of the classroom.
• Support students on academic probation by providing appropriate therapeutic interventions to help them achieve academic success.
• Provide developmental advising practices to help students set educational goals.
• Administer and interpret career assessments and standardized tests, e.g. the Strong Interest Inventory, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, etc.

Non-Counseling/Instructional Tasks include:

• Create and deliver outreach activities/events, workshops, and other prevention services to our diverse campus community.
• Maintain current knowledge and practical skills in counseling, cultural diversity, and social justice.
• Actively participate in college governance and other institutional initiatives, e.g. student success program, diversity initiatives, college-wide efforts to dismantle barriers impacting underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations, etc.
• Contribute and support the Counseling Center’s goals and initiatives.
• Perform related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES

• Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, Educational Counseling, Social Work, or related field.
• License-eligible as a Mental Health Counselor, Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker, or Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Washington.
• Experience providing culturally-responsive personal, educational, and career counseling in higher education to Black and African American and other underrepresented populations.
• Prior experience showing cultural competence and understanding when working with diverse teams and populations.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, Educational Counseling, Social Work, or related field.
• License-eligible as a Mental Health Counselor, Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker, or Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Washington.
• Experience providing culturally-responsive personal, educational, and career counseling in higher education to Black and African American and other underrepresented populations.
• Prior experience showing cultural competence and understanding when working with diverse teams and populations.


Other Info

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2051967