Provide psychological services to students including brief individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and referral to psychiatric and /or medical resources as needed; assist in developing and implementing outreach programming; serve as consultant and educator to students, faculty, and staff. The ability to work comfortably both individually and cooperatively as a team member in providing effective programs. Counseling services places a high value on serving a diverse population of students, therefore, provides a variety of services to help students with psychological, educational, social, and developmental concerns. Supervise the development and implementation of outreach programming. Supervise graduate level interns.
Bachelor's degree required in counseling, psychology, social work, higher education, student services or related field.
Two years required full-time experience as a counselor, preferably in a community college counseling center.
Two years required full-time management experience in counseling or a related mental health field
Maryland license in respective mental health field required.
Relevant professional certifications held. Examples: NCE, CEAP, CAC, MFT, Counselor Education/Supervision, Certified Mental Health Counselor.
Doctorate or Master's degree preferred in counseling, psychology, social work, higher education, student services or related field
Five years preferred full-time management experience in counseling or a related mental health field
Five years preferred full-time experience as a counselor, preferably in a community college counseling center.
Evidence of knowledge and experience in employing varied therapeutic modalities and techniques appropriate for different presenting clinical needs.
Evidence of currency in professional discipline through continuing education, professional development, and/or scholarly activity.
Ability to facilitate campus wide and community-based presentations.
Proven ability to conduct psychometric testing.
Relevant educational preparation to manage diverse presenting clinical cases.
Relevance of psychotherapeutic experience to anticipated college population in counseling, psychology, and other mental health disciplines.
Relevance of non-clinical professional experience to anticipate outreach for clinical programming. Examples: Group development, writing grants and, working with grant-funded programs, etc.
Ability to assess learning disabilities. Examples: ADD and ADHD.
Ability to facilitate specialized therapeutic groups. Examples: Substance Abuse, Anger Management and Sexual Assault.
Proven ability to be a team player, and contribute positively to a diverse, multi-ethnic, multicultural student population and campus environment.
Knowledge of learning-centeredness and the role of a counselor at a learning-centered college.
Ability to perform detailed work independently, as well as, in a team environment.
Working knowledge with Microsoft Office.
Ability to work in stressful situations
Ability to respond to on call emergency situations on campus during work hours.
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.
Degree from an accredited CACREP institution.
Maryland State licensure must accompany application for counseling positions.
State of Maryland Licensing Board requirements for approved counseling supervisors.
Proof of Liability Insurance Coverage.
Must be able to work Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work
A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
On August 8, 2022, Prince George's Community College's vaccine mandate expired for students, faculty, and staff. Select exceptions may apply. Face coverings will be voluntary campus-wide, including in classrooms and instructional spaces. Although the College will no longer require new employees and students to be vaccinated as a condition of employment or instruction based on current public health conditions, COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are strongly recommended.
The COVID-19 vaccine mandate will remain in effect for areas that operate under a designated governing body, including allied health, athletics, and first responders.
Application Status; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation. Applications submitted by July 29, 2022, will receive full consideration.
Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability. We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution. The Chief of ...Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.Prince George’s Community College is a smoke and tobacco-free college.