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Counselor Counseling & Wellness Center

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Counselor Counseling & Wellness Center


Expected Start Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is found.

Date Posted: 10/3/2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.

Position Title: Counselor

Counseling & Wellness Center             Salary Grade: $34,000

Department:  Student Affairs             Status: Full-time

Reports To:  Director of Counseling & Wellness Center    
Category: Exempt



Paine College is a private institution steeped in the tenets of Methodism that provides a liberal arts education of the highest quality.  The College emphasizes academic excellence, ethical and spiritual values, social responsibility, and personal development to prepare spiritually-centered men and women for positions of leadership and service.


The Counseling and Wellness Center's Counselor reports to the Director of the Counseling and Wellness Center and will provide services to encourage, support and assist Paine College students in dealing with concerns that may impact their academic performance. This will include, but is not limited to: individual counseling, mediation, disability services. providing mental health related workshops/programming, etc. 



  • To provide counseling for students experiencing mental health concerns, relational issues, academic challenges, and/or behavioral problems. 
  • Develop and provide workshops and/or training sessions for faculty, staff, and students on various mental health and wellness topics.
  • Provide students with referrals to other health professionals as well as to other resources in the community.
  • Establish and maintain student files as necessary.
  • Evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.




  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, or Social Work. Experience working with addiction/substance abuse populations is a plus.
  • Two or more years of experience working in a college or university counseling center is preferred.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills are required. Candidates must be able to effectively communicate with both students and colleagues as well as interact with internal and external constituents.
  • Strong computer skills desired.

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled


Submit the following material to apply for the position:

Letter of interest that details the applicant's expertise and outlines the applicant's qualifications for the position; three letters of recommendation, and all unofficial transcripts from institutions of higher education attended by the applicant.  If hired, official transcripts must be submitted within one (1) month of hire.


For specific questions regarding this posting contact: 

Ms. Jenease Horstead

Director, Counseling and Wellness Center





ASAP.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Note: If hired, the successful candidate will be asked to sign a Certification Statement indicating that they have read, understand, and will respect the Biblical Foundation Statement and the Christian Philosophy of Education Statement of Paine College.  These statements may be found at https://paine.edu/web/about/about/foundational-statements


The Counseling and Wellness provides services to encourage, support and assist Paine College students in dealing with personal, social, educational, and career concerns.

To Apply

Complete an Application for Employment online. Faculty positions may still require applicants to mail transcripts and other documents. See application for details.


For questions regarding this posting contact:
Paine College
Office of Human Resources

Paine College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Educational Opportunity Institution.


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