Clinical Counselor
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 19714 Posted: 05/09/2023

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals. The university is the proud recipient of the 2022 AASCU Excellence & Innovation Award for Student Success and College Completion from The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), a testament to years of strategic efforts.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well as an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Clinical Counselor

Employment Type: Full time, Academic Staff, Salaried  

Reports To: The Clinical Counselor will report to the Director of Student Health, Counseling and Accessibility Services.

Full Time Pay Range: Starting at $50,000 annually, commensurate with experience.

The Student Health and Counseling Center (SHCC) provides a variety of health and personal counseling services which enhance the quality of the student’s life while at UW-Parkside as well as promoting positive health habits. The Student Health and Counseling Center is a department within the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Services lead by the Vice Chancellor. This is a 1.0 FTE position over 12 months.

Under the direction of the Director of the Student Health, Counseling, and Accessibility Services and in collabroation with the nursing staff, other counselors and psychiatrist, the Counselor is a licensed professional who manages a counseling load of students and provides leadership and organization to wellness initiatives promoting a healthy university environment focusing on topics relevant to college students (alcohol and other drugs, sexual misconduct prevention training, You@Parkside, etc.). Serves on various university-wide committees and performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions
  • Evaluates mental and physical health and behavior and treatment readiness; and develops, coordinates, and disseminates treatment plans for clients and their families in collaboration with medical professionals.
  • Completes reports related to clinical treatment, patient planning, and/or medical care according to established policies and procedures.
  • Teaches clients and support systems about disorders and helps develop strategies to cope with mental and physical health and behavior problems.
  • Recommends referrals, schedules logistics, and secures resources for clients to receive medical care or various program assistance to help clients live and work more independently.
  • Facilitates community education programs and/or support groups to help individuals and community members understand the needs and abilities of people with disabilities.
  • Provides training and guidance to students or interns as needed.
  • Master’s degree in counseling, social work, educational psychology, or related field.
  • At least 5 years of counseling and/or clinical experience.
  • Wisconsin Licensed Professional Counselor State Certification.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with diverse populations and possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

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: 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. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • The names and email addresses of three (3) professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by 6/16/2023 are ensured full consideration; position is open until filled.  

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

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.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


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