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Counseling Specialist-NE (part-time)

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Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: East Liverpool Campus
Category: Part-time
Home Org/Dept: Dean, East Liverpool Campus - East Liverpool Campus [300059]

Job Title:

Counseling Specialist-NE

Physical Location:

 East Liverpool Campus



Basic Function:

Provide mental health care and education to students and the university community. Reports to Chief Psychologist or designated supervisor.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:

Part-time Counseling Specialist opening at Kent State University East Liverpool campus.  Individual will provide mental health care and education to students and the university community.   

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Provide psychological assessments and recommendations for treatment.

Provide consultation to faculty and staff to manage psychological emergencies and disruptive behavior.

Provide individual, group, family, and couple psychotherapy.

Develop and conduct mental health programming to educate students and the university community.

Maintain client records.

May supervise students and/or provide functional guidance of support staff or other employees who work on a project or assignment on a temporary or intermittent basis.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:


Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in social work or counseling. Three months to one year of experience in clinical counseling.


Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) in the State of Ohio, or Ohio license eligibility.
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC or PCC) in the State of Ohio or Ohio license eligibility.

Knowledge Of:

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Healthcare Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Skill In:

Verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills
Personal computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite

Ability To:

Work nontraditional hours as needed, including evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

Not applicable.


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work – Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. May work varied hours to include evenings during peak periods. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Working Schedule:


Additional Information:


Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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