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Florida Atlantic University Staff Counselor in Boca Raton, Florida

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Position Summary:

FAU Counseling and Psychological Services is seeking a Staff Counselor.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual and group counseling within a time-sensitive treatment environment.

  • Rapid assessment, treatment planning, and coordination of services.

  • Crisis intervention and case management.

  • Group counseling (interpersonal process, psychoeducational, support group, etc.).

  • Prepare and present workshops – psychoeducational sessions to increase coping skills and resilience, reduce stress, and gain effective communication skills.

  • Provide training, outreach and prevention services.

  • Establish liaison relationships with departments and provide consultation.

  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization required. Preferred Qualifications:Two years of post-licensure experience.University Counseling Center experience.Bilingual (Spanish, French, Creole, Portuguese).Strong presentation skills.Experience and interest in group therapy.Experience with complex crisis and/or clinical situations.Areas of expertise of particular interest to our center include: Eating Disorders, Alcohol and Drug Abuse assessment and motivational interviewing, LGBTQ+, working with emerging adults with marginalized identities.


$57,000 – $68,000 based on experience.

College or Department:

Counseling and Psychological Services


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Some nights and weekends.

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment. Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.A resume, cover letter, letter of interest and current contact information for three professional references are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.Eligible for flex scheduling at the discretion of the supervisor.This Position will repost until filled.This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position may close without prior notice.

Florida Atlantic University is where your future begins.

Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art and technology in all disciplines. Student success, excellence and community engagement are some of our highest values as a university. These values are prominent throughout FAU's community and are essential to the employee experience. FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service, and reflects this commitment as a key Platform in its 2015 - 2025 Strategic Plan. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

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Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. For communication assistance, call 7-1-1.

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