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Employment Opportunity: Health and Counseling Services -- Clinical Counselor

Eastern Illinois University Health and Counseling Services Position Announcement -- Clinical Counselor

Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Services, in Charleston, IL, is seeking candidates for the position of Clinical Counselor, Counseling Services.This position reports to the Associate Director for Counseling Services. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing group and individual counseling
  • Providing risk assessment & crisis intervention services for students
  • Providing consultation services to students, faculty, staff, & others as needed
  • Providing clinical supervision of graduate students
  • Serving as a liaison to specific student groups and/or university offices

 This is a permanent, full-time, 10-month academic support professional position, with service occurring during the academic year between August 1 and May 30.

Position requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (counseling, clinical psychology, social work, etc.) from a regionally accredited institution of higher education prior to start date of August 1
  • Minimum Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or equivalent eligible in Illinois required; Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred, prior to start date of August 1
  • Ability to facilitate effective interpersonal relationships and to communicate with a wide range of students, faculty, staff, administrators, parents, and others through one-on-one work, consultations, trainings, or presentations
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence

To apply, submit a letter of interest, vita or resume, copy of licensure, transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for application; official documents will be required for appointment), copies of appropriate and relevant certifications, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references via Interfolio at

For questions regarding the search, contact Matthew Warner, Search Committee Chair at Review of applications will continue until position is filled.

Diversity and Inclusion: Eastern Illinois University is committed to fostering a learning community where all members feel welcomed and valued. The university provides equality of opportunity in all areas of campus life and we strive to recognize and appreciate the unique value of our students, faculty, and staff. Every member of campus has the right to learn and work in an environment free of discrimination and harassment, and beyond that, our goal is for all members of our community to develop a strong sense of belonging to Eastern Illinois University.

The University and Community: Eastern Illinois University takes pride in creating a warm, welcome environment for all faculty, staff and students. Established in 1895, EIU boasts a rich, tradition of preparing students for their personal and professional goals. A traditional regional residential institution, EIU offers a superior education at a relatively low cost while consistently earning high rankings and distinctions for its affordability, academic program quality, career placement rates, campus safety, online degree options, student support, and sustainability initiatives. EIU focuses on individualized attention and superior student relationships, and has earned recognition as the highest- ranking independent public regional university in Illinois and a place among the Midwest’s top public regional universities according to U.S. News and World Report. Eastern offers faculty a wide range of research and public service activities. EIU hosts more than 175 student organizations on campus, and offers a variety of cultural events, NCAA Division I athletics, and active research opportunities for its students to enjoy and to thrive. EIU has become recognized for providing the resources of a large institution while creating the kinds of individual relationships that support student and alumni success.

The University is located in East Central Illinois, combines the benefits of a community of 20,000 with access to several large cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community.

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