Macalester College seeks to hire a full-time Mental Health Counselor, Underrepresented Student Specialist. This position supports the mental health needs of Macalester students in one or more underrepresented identity groups, including BIPOC students, LGBTQIA+ students, First Generation students, and/or International students. The successful candidate will possess specialized knowledge in providing mental health care to one or more of these populations. They will provide clinical intervention and support services for students challenged by emotional and mental health concerns that compromise their personal and academic stability and success, including individual short-term counseling, crisis intervention, support group services, consultation and referral. They will also participate in programmatic and outreach initiatives related to mental health and specifically underrepresented students. This position serves a diverse, traditional-age college student population, sits in Macalester College's Hamre Center for Health & Wellness, and reports directly to the Director of Counseling.
For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume as one PDF through the Macalester Employment Opportunities webpage by December 6, 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately. All inquiries about this position should be directed to:
Ashley Ellingson, Talent Acquisition Manager, [email protected]
Liz Schneider-Bateman, Director of Counseling, [email protected]
Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA+ individuals. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Since its founding in 1874, Macalester College has provided students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.
Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA+ individuals.
Macalester employees enjoy a fantastic benefits package and working environment that is second to none. Please visit Macalester Benefits for more information about what Macalester has to offer its employees.