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Counseling Services Coordinator

Posted: 06/10/2022

Position Available

Counseling Services Coordinator
Appointment Date July 1, 2022


  • Demonstrate student-centered philosophy in support of student success.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Counseling services, current best practices, and Counseling development theory.
  • Adapt to a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment.
  • Promote Counseling service events to students and the Avila community – focusing on the special needs of at-risk students.
  • Demonstrate a record of superior communication and presentation skills, successful relationship building, and collaboration with internal and external constituencies.
  • Establish and maintain confidential counseling files.
  • Provide individual, couples, and group counseling, crisis intervention, support services, and community mental health services for Avila students.
  • Provides emergency/crisis intervention.
  • Provides consultation to Avila faculty and staff regarding student behavioral and emotional issues.
  • Provides and promotes training, educational outreach programs, and information about mental health and wellness issues throughout the year.
  • Collaborate as the advisor for the peer educator program (PEACH).
  • Serves as a member of ACT (Avila Care Team).
  • Develop pertinent assessment tools and use data to drive decisions.
  • Other duties as assigned and as the Title III grant progresses and data is available
Qualifications Master’s Degree in clinical or counseling psychology, counseling, clinical social work, or other similar clinical training with valid clinical licensure.
Counseling experience in a mental health setting dealing with diverse student groups and diverse issues.
Salary Competitive Salary
Benefits Full-time Staff:  This is a full-time position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.  Avila University’s comprehensive benefits package includes a generous holiday schedule, tuition remission for employees and dependents, vacation and sick leave, retirement benefits, and health insurance.
Application Information Send cover letter and résumé to (email preferred) or mail to:
Office of Human Resources
Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698
The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities.
Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.
Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veterans status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $50,000 - 74,999