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Job ID: 226044

Faculty Counselor
Parkland College

Date Posted Nov. 20, 2023
Title Faculty Counselor
University Parkland College
Champaign, IL, United States
Department Counseling Services
Application Deadline Feb. 14, 2024
Position Start Date August 2024
  • Other Administrative Categories
  • Administration - Counseling Services
    Social Sciences - Psychology

Application Close Date/Time: Monday, January 15th, at 6PM CT 

This position is a Full-Time, Exempt, 215-day, Parkland Academic Employees (PAE) appointment.
Salary is commensurate with experience. 

The Counselor is responsible for assisting students in establishing and achieving their higher education objectives.

Robust benefits, including medical insurance with no monthly premiums, dental, life, disability, retirement plans, flexible spending, dependent care, EAP, work/life balance with generous paid time off, and tuition waiver.

Applicants must submit:

  • An online employment application
  • Cover letter 
  • Resume or CV
  • Copy of official transcripts from the institution where you received your highest degree. If hired, certified official transcript is required.

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Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides mental health and career counseling to students.
  • Counsels currently enrolled students on matters relating to the student’s personal well-being and educational objectives.
  • Provides guidance and direction to the general public and prospective students seeking information related to mental health, community resources, and psychoeducation
  • Conducts workshops and small group discussions on mental health topics, academic issues, and career development.    
  • Acts as a reference person for faculty, staff, administrators, and other campus employees who request assistance with students related to mental health, community resources, and reaching academic goals. 
  • Administers and interprets career and psychological instruments as needed.  
  • Stays abreast of current issues in the profession through involvement in seminars, trainings, continuing education, and organizations.

Minimum Requirements:   

  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or Family Therapy.
  • Eligible and working towards licensure.
  • Successfully complete a criminal background check with fingerprinting.

  • Parkland College is committed to diversity, inclusiveness, excellence and professionalism.  An EEO Representative serves on all hiring committees and has the essential function of ensuring that the College maintains its commitment to a fair and unbiased search process.  This commitment is central to Parkland’s employment procedures for new or vacant positions as they arise within the College.

    It is the public policy at Parkland, as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, to assure for all persons freedom from discrimination because of:

    • Race/color
    • Sex, gender, gender expression
    • National origin religion
    • Age
    • Veteran status (including Vietnam veteran)
    • Marital status
    • Ancestry
    • Disability
    • Sexual orientation
    This is with respect to all aspects of employment, contractual services, and construction of college facilities.  

    The purpose of Policy 4.01 is to ensure consistency in hiring practices throughout the College and to provide specific instruction to all who are involved in the hiring process.  This policy supports Parkland’s core values of multiculturalism, and fairness and just treatment. Research has demonstrated that all students, staff, and faculty benefit from learning and working in a diverse environment. This is fundamental in the college’s commitment to diversity in its search procedures and hiring practices.

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Contact Information

  • Parkland College Human Resources
    Parkland College
    2400 West Bradley Avenue
    Champaign, IL 61821
  • 217-351-2220


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