Job ID: 185306

Counselor (Job S#268)

Tuskegee University

  • May 9, 2022
  • Counselor (Job S#268)
  • Tuskegee University
    Tuskegee, AL
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
    Professional Staff
  • Counseling Services
    Counseling Services

Position: Counselor                                                                                                      Department: Wellness Center

Status: Full-Time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Counselor will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

Perform initial evaluation of clients’ needs and develop customized treatment plans.
Establish facilitative counseling relationships with students in individual and group sessions.
Monitor client progress and modify their treatment plans as needed.
Provide professional counseling as it relates to academic, personal, social, career, or any other behavioral concerns.
Educate faculty, staff and clients on stress and trauma coding mechanisms.
Develop programs and activities, related to counseling to meet the needs of students as expressed by students and determined by the counselor.
Coordinate with social and medical agencies, health care providers and community outreach programs to provide clients with needed services.
Assist in the delivery of counseling services through individual initiatives and through the performance of duties as assigned.
Maintain complete and accurate files and documentation of all action taken with or on behalf of each client.
Encourage better academic performance among underachieving students and reinforce high achieving students.
Participate in outreach programs.
Make refetrals to outside agencies.
Prepare and submit periodic reports.
Maintain confidentiality of all information, written, oral or otherwise collected and disseminated from patients and their families.
Assist with the public relations functions of the Wellness Center and the University.
Perform other job related duties assigned.
May require evening hours and/or calls for emergency and crisis prevention.

Skills  Required

Excellent communication and listening  skills.
Constructive approach  towards  patients.
Exceptional observation and analyzation skills.
Ability  to exhibit willingness, patience,  a positive attitude,  and politeness.


Master’s Degree  Bachelor’s Degree  in Counseling I Student  personnel.

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a background check.

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