Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chicago


Request/Posting Number 0712755
Classification Title Staff Counselor (45)
Working Title Staff Counselor (Social Worker)
Job Class # 491600
Type of Position Administrative Professional
Percent Appointment: 1-100 (For Student Employment and Graduate Assistant Only; state hours per week) 100
Representation: Non-Union
Department Student Counseling Services - 02420000
Job Category Staff
General Summary Student Counseling Services is seeking a dynamic professional who possesses generalist skills and a focused commitment to clinical and outreach work with minority and underrepresented students. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to advancing the vision of a multiculturally competent counseling center and a strong commitment to the mission of comprehensive counseling centers. Additionally, this professional will work collaboratively both within the center and across campus units and will possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive working relationships with others.
Responsibilities include brief individual, couples and group counseling, assessment, crisis intervention and management, consultation and liaison, outreach programming, and involvement in our social work training program.
Additional Information:
Required Qualifications 1. Master's Degree in Social work.
2. Licensed or license- eligible as an LCSW in Illinois within 6 months of hire date.
Desired Qualifications: Strong preference will be given to applicants with college/university counseling center experience, and applicants with a demonstrated experience in supervision and training.
Necessary Licenses/Certifications/Degrees 1. Master's Degree in Social work.
2. Licensed or license- eligible as an LCSW in Illinois within 6 months of hire date.
Hiring Rate/Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Work Hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; some evening and weekend work required. Flexible scheduling available.
Proposed Starting Date: As soon as possible
Posting date 11-08-2019
Closing date Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants CONTACT AND APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Initial review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, please apply by January 10, 2020.

Please include in your cover letter a statement of interest describing how you would contribute to the continued prominence and vitality of the center as a comprehensive, culturally competent center, a vita or resume, and the names and addresses of three professional references.

All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.

Please prepare in advance separate documents representing a cover letter, reference list (at least three professional references and contact information), and resume/C.V. to attach to this application.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity, and Access at 309-438-3383.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.
Contact Information For questions about the position, please contact:

Danielle Beasley
Departmental Homepage
Required Applicant Documents PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply For This Posting". Resume/C.V.
Cover Letter
Reference List
Optional Applicant Documents
Civil Service Test Not Applicable
Physical Requirements: Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:

-Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
-Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.
-Ability to use a computer in day-to-day work (i.e. type on a keyboard and use a mouse).
-Ability to perform sedentary work involving sitting the majority of the time.

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