This is a full-time, 10-month, position that begins in October 2017. The Crisis Counselor is a fully-licensed mental health professional who will carry a limited client load through the Campus Counseling Service’s clinic which operates from approximately 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday. The remainder of the Crisis Counselor’s work hours will be spent providing after-hours, weekend, and limited holiday support to students on Southeastern’s Lakeland, Florida campus. This counselor will work closely with Residence Life staff as well as Campus Security to safely support students experiencing mental health crises. Because of the need to respond to crises when the clinic is closed, the weekday schedule for this position will be flexible and tailored as much as possible to fit the needs of the professional in the position.
Applicants should send a completed employment application along with cover letter with vitae/resume to:
Human Resources Southeastern University 1000 Longfellow Blvd. Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 667-5249 Fax: (863) 667-5200 email@example.com
Southeastern University is a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Assemblies of God. Candidates must be compatible with the institution’s Christian mission and purpose. Women, minorities and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
Possess one of the following current Florida mental health licenses: Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Psychologist
Reside no more than 15 minutes from Southeastern’s campus at 1000 Longfellow Blvd., Lakeland, FL OR reside in a rent-free, two-bedroom on-campus apartment provided for the Crisis Counselor
Possess relevant clinical experience with adolescents and/or young adults
Enjoy working as a member of a team
Possess excellent communication skills (written and oral)
Display excellent documentation skills with attention to detail
Significant amount of experience working with clients/patients experiencing mental health crises
Prior experience treating students in a college setting
Willingness to pursue continuing education on topics targeted to this position
Southeastern University is a Christ-centered institution of higher learning. We are committed to equipping the next generation of leaders so that they can go into the world as influential servants in their careers and their communities.