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Information for Faculty Applicants

Current Job Openings

Updated February 21, 2024


Reports To: Director of Counseling & Wellness Services

Duties: This position provides professional psychological assessment and direct counseling psychotherapy to students.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Provides brief and limited long-term individual, couple, and group counseling and psychotherapy to students; conducts intake evaluations; crisis evaluations and provides crisis intervention; and provides outreach and consultation to the college community.
  • Conducts sound clinical assessments that inform professional practice with students.
  • Develops and conducts psychotherapy & psychoeducational groups and/or workshops/outreach on relevant mental health topics as it serves the needs of the college community.
  • Provides appropriate and timely referrals for additional therapeutic services that are needed and/or requested.
  • Participates in clinical consultation with relevant Student Health & Wellness staff and contracted psychiatrists/psychologists.
  • Participates in the training and advisement of student Resident Assistants through the office of Residential Life and in relevant college committees and events.
  • Maintains professional documentation that complies with confidentiality and ethical practice requirements.
  • Adheres to office protocols and performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Performance Measurements:

  • To counsel students and respond in a prompt, professional, and competent manner.
  • To maintain confidential records and communicate as appropriate with colleagues.
  • To have a positive and productive working relationship with co-workers and college personnel.
  • To observe all policies and procedures pertaining to the college.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • A minimum of three to five years of professional clinical counseling experience.
  • A master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or social work and licensed to practice in the State of New Mexico.
  • Extreme adherence to confidentiality and ethical therapeutic communication is required. Clear written and spoken communication skills are required.
  • A minimum of three years of direct counseling service experience is preferred.
  • Computer proficiency required (MS Office products preferred). Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are necessary.
  • Willingness to participate as a counseling center team member and a member of the College Student Engagement Team.
  • Group facilitation and public presentation skills.
  • The ability to maintain confidential information in a professional manner is required.
  • Familiarity with word processing and database software desired.
  • Both in-person counseling sessions in our on-campus counseling center, and online capability during snow days or to avoid illness.

Compensation: Grade 13 (Minimum salary $50,996)

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St. John’s College is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse college community, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We invite applications from candidates with unique backgrounds and strive to create and maintain an environment that is inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

It is the policy of the college to provide equal employment opportunity for all job applicants and employees in full compliance with the relevant statutes, executive orders, and regulations. There shall be no discrimination at St. John’s College in recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, national origin, color, disability, handicap, sexual orientation, or other factors prohibited by law.

See full information on the college’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force and the College Leadership Statement on Diversity and Inclusion (April 2022).