Texas Southern University

Houston, Texas

Posted in Education and Training

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Hours of Work:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

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Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:

Under general supervision manages the strategic plan and daily operations of the University Counseling Center. Provides comprehensive mental health counseling for currently enrolled students. Services include individual, group, family, crisis counseling and consultations.

Essential Duties Summary:

  • Manages administrative duties of the office which include strategic plan, report writing, employee oversight, daily operations.
  • Provides monitoring of clinical records to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.
  • Provides comprehensive mental health counseling for currently enrolled students. Services include individual, group, family, crisis counseling and consultations.
  • Develops and maintains partnerships with internal and external individuals, departments, and organizations.
  • Develops and presents various outreach topics and presentations relevant to college mental health.
  • Conducts research to identify latest trends in college mental health.
  • Provides supervision for practicum students and LPC-Associates.
  • Serves on various university committees to promote the overall wellbeing of students and support the mission of the university and the department. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
% FTE:


Hiring Range:

$63,840.00 - $79,801.00


Master's degree or higher.

Doctorate degree preferred.

Required Licensing/Certification:

Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas (LPC, LCSW, LMFT).

Valid Texas Driver's License preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge in multiple disciplines. Acts as the ultimate subject matter expert in several professional disciplines and is the "go-to" expert on principles, methods and procedures. Requires the ability to create methods and approaches to handle unique situations.
  • In order to serve as Licensed Professional Counselor one must obtain advanced training and maintain a current state license. Additionally, the role of the director requires the ability to understand both administrative processes and clinical processes.
  • Supervisory techniques.
  • Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.
Skill in:
  • Detail oriented.
  • Effective customer service.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Multitasking and time management.
  • Strong management.
  • Coordinating work of others.
  • Budget management.
  • Planning activities.
  • Leading projects.
  • Both verbal and written communication.
Ability to:
  • Prepare detailed reports.
  • Work independently.
  • Communicate effectively.
Work Experience:

Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible administration experience in Counseling.

Licensed Supervisor preferred.

Working/Environmental Conditions:

  • Limited standing and/or walking.
  • Handling light weight objects.
  • Using or carrying equipment.
  • Stoop, bend or lift.
UA EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

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