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  • Licensed Professional Counselor

    Tuskegee University

    Special Qualifications
    In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking “Excellence in Every Way,” the ideal Counselor will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Provide direct client services, including individual and group therapy accompanied by treatment plans (behavioral assessments, counseling and intervention services to help clients dealing with issues such as addiction, trauma, abuse, mental illness, etc)
    Provide written documentation of counseling sessions, assessments, interventions, and recommendations to meet medical records requirements
    Maintain familiarity with community resources and procedures for making referrals in compliance with confidentiality requirements so that community resources are used to benefit clients
    Demonstrate cultural competency and commitment to patients
    Identify patients with urgent mental health conditions (e.g. suicidal, homicidal, psychotic, etc.) and make appropriate referrals to available emergency or psychiatric treatment facilities
    Formulate short term and long term counseling plans for patients under care
    Provide counseling/ talk therapy (emotional, mental, etc.) to scheduled patients utilizing professional counseling standards
    The LPC must be willing to work some evenings and weekends
    Perform other duties as assigned


    Master’s degree in a related field required
    Must be licensed as a Professional Counselor
    Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
    Must have great assessment skills
    Must have the ability to apply substance abuse counseling methods and techniques
    Must be knowledgeable of crisis intervention techniques
    Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
    Ability to perform assigned duties with little supervision using good problem solving skills and judgement
    Must have working computer knowledge and experience (Microsoft Office and office equipment)

    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 will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. 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.

    Office of Human Resources
    Attn: Employment/Recruitment
    1200 West Montgomery Road
    101 Kresge Center
    Tuskegee University
    Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
    Email Address: Fax: 334-724-4319
    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
    Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verification on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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