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Counselor (75%) - Reannounced with revised qualifications

Posting Date

8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Counselor

This is a reannounced position with updated qualifications.  Applicants who applied to earlier postings will need to apply to this new job announcement in order to be considered.

Essential Job Functions

The Counseling and Health Center at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay is recruiting for a 75% Counselor. This position will report to the Director of Counseling and Health, and will perform all the duties of a Professional Counselor related to direct and indirect mental health care of clientele according to the mission of Counseling and Health Services. This position is responsible for participating in campus-wide education and outreach activities and responsibilities of this position will be conducted through the Counseling and Health Center.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Provide personal, vocational and educational, and mental health counseling, consultation, and referral on an individual and small group basis.
  • Provide crisis intervention with severely distressed individuals to include assessment, brief intervention, and referral.
  • Provide assessment, referrals, and short term counseling for UW-Green Bay's employees.
  • Provide workshop, class, and residence hall presentations on a variety of mental health, suicide prevention, and wellness-related topics.
  • Participate in joint and individual department staff meetings and staff development functions.
  • Administer and interpret inventories and additional personality or diagnostic assessments as appropriate to clients in conjunction with individual and group counseling.
  • Facilitate Alcohol Education (Insight) sessions.
  • Provide personal counseling in accordance with departmental policies and counselor's professional organization/ethical code.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information in accordance with professional standards, HIPAA (Health Information Portability and Accountability Act), FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act), and Wisconsin Law.
  • Utilize the Point and Click electronic medical record system for all clinical documentation and scheduling of client and non-client time.
  • Assist in FOCUS (new student orientation) programs.
  • Assist with outreach activities including faculty-staff consultation and university and community presentations.
  • Participate in on-and off-campus committees (as appropriate).



  • Master's degree in counseling, social work, or related field or PhD or PsyD in clinical or counseling psychology at time of application
  • A current Wisconsin License (or able to obtain license within 1 year of hire) in Professional Counseling (Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist


  • PhD or PsyD
  • Post-graduate degree counseling experience
  • Strong ability to engage, as applicable, in prevention/education, assessment, DSM-IV and DSM-5 diagnosis, treatment planning, and counseling intervention activities
  • Skilled in individual and group counseling techniques, evaluation of counseling effectiveness, and in group presentations
  • Good computer skills
  • Experience working with young adults or in a University setting
  • Experience in working with issues related to: sexual assault, relationship violence, alcohol and drug abuse, suicide prevention, LGBTQ, multicultural counseling, and academic success.

The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse campus community, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

This position requires infrequent travel for meetings, professional development, or training.

This position is a part-time (75%) Academic Staff appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Actual salary range based upon a 75% appointment is $33,750 - $41,555 (full-time equivalent annual salary of $45,000 - $55,406).
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "14695"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Counselor (75%) - Reannounced with revised qualifications"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved
  • Proof of current Wisconsin license or Wisconsin license eligibility

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Denise Baeten
Phone: (920) 465-2380

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, September 21, 2018.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.