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McLennan Community College

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Annual Salary: Minimum $62,524   

LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES: Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them.  Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission.  Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together.  Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions.  People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.  


Provide mental health counseling for McLennan Community College and University Center students. Present outreach and educational programs to faculty/staff/students. This position exercises no supervision and receives general supervision from the Director, Counseling Center. NOTE:  This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.  


Education: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a counseling related field.

Experience: More than one year of professional work experience.

Special Requirements: Licensed by the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate (LPC-Associate), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist-Associate (LMFT-Associate), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or LMSW undergoing clinical supervision (pursuing LCSW).  


Experience: Two years of professional experience in a clinical setting. Previous work experience in a community college or university setting. Previous work experience in working mental health crises or trauma.  


Knowledge of:  Both theoretical and practical understanding of the following: 1. Clinical work experience with a broad range of mental health issues, including crisis and trauma 2. Stressors affecting college students and counseling techniques to address these stressors. 3. Appropriate procedures to follow for students exhibiting a danger to themselves or others. 4. HIPAA and FERPA laws associated with mental health counseling. 5. Community mental health resources. Skills in: 6. Proficiency with software applications such as Microsoft Office, Datatel, Pharos360, Mongoose, JotForm, and presentation design tools (Prezi, Canva, etc.). 7. Effective program development, marketing, and evaluation. 8. Effective methods and techniques of mental health counseling. 9. Counseling skills, including but not limited to active listening, exhibiting positive emotional authenticity, calmness under pressure, empathy, understanding toward students, self-awareness, and multicultural competency. 10. Effective and persuasive presentation techniques, especially with regards to presenting sensitive topics such as suicide prevention and self-care topics. 11. Mediation and conflict resolution Ability to: 12. Apply effective counseling techniques for a wide range of mental health issues including crisis counseling. 13. Interact with students who are potentially of harm to self or others to maintain individual and campus safety. 14. Effectively provide educational training for faculty/staff/students including suicide prevention and stress management training. 15. Maintain accurate and timely records in accordance with Federal, State and MCC requirements. 16. Understand and comply with MCC & Counseling Center’s policies and procedures. 17. Organize and prioritize work assignments.  


Sedentary-Desk work; occasional field trips e.g. for college or program activities. Minimal Hazard/Exposure-Standard office setting.  At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort.  


Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation, holidays.  Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free.  Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).  


Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to: NOTE: Finalists may be asked to participate in an in-basket exercise. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application.  


  • Online Employment Application
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Copies of college transcripts


MCC provides equal educational opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment.

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