Staff Counselor

Grand Forks, North Dakota (US)
Commensurate with Experience
Aug 07, 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Hiring Department: University Counseling Center

Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification:  Annual salary commenurate with experience /Fulltime, Benefitted, Exempt
Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave.  Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm  - additional hours as needed to fulfill duties

For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 5PM on the closing date.


Position Details:   A Complete Position Description is available as an attachment in the bottom right corner of this position announcement.

To provide individual, couples, and group counseling to University Students, and serve as a consultant in regard to mental health matters to faculty, staff, and other members of the University community. Participate with the team in a variety of outreach activities, with a focus on diverse student populations. Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Conduct intake interviews, diagnosis, consultations, referrals (as needed), and provide ongoing therapy to University students, couples, and groups
  • Provide emergency and walk-in services to students
  • Participate in case conferences, staff meetings, and in-service presentations
  • Conduct Outreach services
  • Represent the University Counseling Center for campus committees or groups
  • Engage in professional activities and professional development
    • Will receive supervision from current LPCC's on staff if applicable per licensure
  • Participate in workshop, retreat, conference, or program development in support of diversity at UND
  • Adhere to the Community Values Statement of UND


Minimum Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Counseling
  • Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (LAPC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the State of North Dakota
  • Experience with counseling specific to young adult populations
  • Successful completion of a criminal history background check

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Training and experience specific to working with diverse populations
  • Experience counseling crisis/trauma individuals
  • Experience working in a counseling center

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EEO/AA for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.
Confidentiality of Application Materials
Note: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.
EEO Statement
UND is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status on the form found at  This information will remain confidential and separate from your application. 
ND Veteran’s Preference
North Dakota Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.
Clery Statement
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.  The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus.  As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report.  The report and statistical data can be found online at  You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND 58202.