Counselor - Part-time

Position: Part-time Counselor
Start Date: When filled

About the position

The position of part-time Counselor will provide outpatient counseling via the Malone University Counseling Center for currently enrolled full-time students. Services will be provided in a safe, private, and confidential location within the Counseling Center offices or other designated on-campus office offering the same level of safety, privacy, and confidentiality. The Counseling Center is a division of Student Development which strives to provide a safe, hospitable student-centered living space where residents can develop a vibrant Christian worldview which informs their holistic development in conjunction with the mission and goals of Malone University. 

This position is a part-time (25 hours), 10-month position.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

  1. Provide direct, face-to-face counseling sessions ensuring a safe and confidential environment for students to share personal concerns.  
  2. Provide crisis intervention services, when necessary, to promote stabilization and risk mitigation.  
  3. Complete clinical paperwork (intake assessment, diagnostic assessment, service plan, and progress notes, and other necessary documentation) in a timely manner. 
  4. Maintain positive client relations by responding to phone calls, email, and other correspondence as necessary. 
  5. Counselor also will meet with the immediate supervisor to discuss crisis situations, case consultations, and supervision needs as necessary and required according to state licensure law.  
  6. Provide information and data to satisfy the director’s requirements for tri-annual Board of Trustee reports. 
  7. Interact and correspond with university faculty and staff as necessary and appropriate for fulfillment of job duties and responsibilities.  
  8. Provide support and training to campus colleagues under the direction of the Center Director.
  9. Counselor will conduct themselves with professional decorum at all times in keeping with the university’s community agreement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must exhibit a personal understanding of, and operate in concert with the mission statement and foundational principles of the University. A Master’s degree is required or equivalent in clinical counseling, counseling psychology, clinical social work, or marriage and family therapy. Consideration will be given to those who possess experience or supervisory responsibility of college-aged students in ministry or counseling setting. A proven ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing is essential.  Proven effective relational skills are also required. A demonstrated ability to collaborate with a wide range of people and a demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and complete projects independently is essential. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office) is required.  Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality of sensitive materials is essential. Current valid driver’s license and availability for some travel is required. Hours per week are anticipated to vary based on the needs and fluctuations of the academic calendar. Evening and weekend commitments may be necessary at times.

How to apply

Send a cover letter, faith statement and resume with three references to the attention of the Associate VP, Human Resources and Facilities Management at

Malone University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all university programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status. Malone University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.