Reports to: Dean of Students
The Personal Counselor’s primary responsibility is to meet with students and provide personal counseling services regarding personal, social, emotional, and academic related issues following the College’s solution-focused, wellness-counseling model. This is a nine (9) month, part-time administrative position.
Submit letter of interest and resume to:
College for Creative Studies
Office of Human Resources
201 E. Kirby
Detroit MI 48202-4034ude.seidutsevitaercrofegelloc@rh">
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide individual and group counseling services to students regarding personal, emotional, social, and academic related issues per the College’s the solution-focused, wellness-counseling model;
- Maintain documentation for counseling intake, treatment and referrals;
- Maintain working-knowledge of systemic local resources while cultivating professionally collaborative relationships within the community;
- Establish a baseline understanding of FERPA, as well as other relevant federal higher-ed regulations in relationship to Michigan mental health law and administrative decision-making;
- Consult with and educate faculty and staff on identifying and dealing with students’ presenting issues;
- Participate in student centered wellness programs and activities as directed;
- Attend to and assess crisis situations, referring as appropriate;
- Participate in educational programming as directed;
- Aggregate and report data on treatment and outreach efforts;
- Perform additional duties as required.
- Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or Psychology
- Current valid Michigan Licensure;
- Strong interpersonal skills with high levels of tact, empathy and diplomacy;
- Detail oriented with exceptional organizational, problem-solving, and multi-tasking skills;
- Proficient computer skills required in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Groupwise.
- Fully-licensed or PhD Counselor, Social Worker or Psychologist
- Previous experience in higher education counseling;
- At least two years experience working with traditionally-aged college students;
- Background in, appreciation of or familiarity with the creative arts.