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Staff Counselor

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Work type: FT
Location: Des Moines
Categories: Staff, Clinical Faculty and Staff

Des Moines University is proud to be a place where people come together to create opportunities.  DMU seeks a Staff Counselor who will be responsible for providing psychological services to students in all University programs, including intake assessments, individual, couples, and group counseling, and crisis intervention. In addition, the Staff Counselor will provide consultation and outreach programming to the campus community. The SCC provides clinical services in-person, via phone, and through a secure video platform.

The mission of the Student Counseling Center (SCC) is to provide a range of psychological services that serve to empower, support, and assist students in the pursuit of their personal, professional, and academic endeavors. In pursuing the mission of the organization, the SCC makes policies, decisions, and strategic plans in alignment with the following values: integrity and ethical practice, social justice and multicultural competence, holistic approach, and collaborative partnerships.

Qualifications:

  • Master's or doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, or related field.
  • At least two years post-degree experience required. Experience providing psychological services in a university counseling center preferred.
  • Current license in the state of Iowa preferred. Consideration will be given to candidates who have obtained temporary licensure status; candidate must obtain full licensure within 6 months of hire.

About DMU:

Our employees are what make DMU special, so we treat them well.  Qualified faculty and staff enjoy a generous retirement match, insurance benefits, flexible work arrangements, professional development funding, tuition assistance, access to wellness facilities and programs and so much more. Visit dmu.edu/employment to learn more about our benefits.  

Founded in 1898, Des Moines University is a premier medical and health sciences institution comprising of three colleges– College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and College of Health Sciences – that offer nine graduate degree programs. The programs share a collective strength — an inclusive campus community where students and faculty come together in pursuit of knowledge, research and innovation. Join us as we impact the future of medicine and healthcare in our new state of the art campus opening in West Des Moines in 2023.

Required Documents:

Resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references required at time of online submission. 

Department: Student Counseling Center          Status: Exempt   

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm with availability for early evening appointments one day a week

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