Professional Counselor II

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Bryan, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Professional Counselor II


Texas A&M University Health Science Center


Counseling & Psychological Services

Proposed Minimum Salary

$5,500.00 monthly

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) contributes to student learning and development. We provide exceptional services and programming focused on student mental health. CAPS exists to advance student development and academic success by providing personalized and evidenced-based mental health care to Aggies. Our Vision: To be a nationally recognized leader in college mental health through providing outstanding prevention, education and counseling services.

What we want

The Professional Counselor II, under general supervision, provides multi-culturally competent mental health crisis stabilization and referral. May provide adjunct supervision for graduate students in counseling, counseling psychology, and graduate assistants. This position will focus primarily on crisis management services including tracking high-risk students, attending to walk-in crisis appointment needs, and providing needs-based assessment with a clinical interview for students discharged from mental health hospitals. This position will partner closely with the CAPS case manager, Suicide Awareness & Prevention Office, HelpLine, and key campus partners such as University Police Department and Student Assistance Services. This position will focus on short-term stabilization counseling and may refer for ongoing counseling and care to CAPS counselors, IOP groups in the community, or community counseling.

What you need to know

Other Requirements or Factors - This position will routinely work during regular business hours M-F between 8-5 pm. However, student need may require this position to work evening hours and/or some weekend hours.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place. 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Counseling and Guidance, Social Work, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, or other specialty related to job function

  • LPC’s must have completed at least 3000 clock hours of post-licensure clinical mental health experience in no less than 18 months of supervision

  • LMFT’s must have completed 3000 clock hours of full-time post-licensure clinical experience in no less than 24 months with 200 hours of supervision

  • LCSW’s must have completed at least 3000 hours, one year of supervised clinical experience with 100 hours of supervision and passed the ASWB

Required Licenses and Certifications:

  • Texas Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Must maintain licensure for continued employment

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Clinical competency in multicultural counseling

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others

  • Ability to adhere to the Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct for the relevant Texas State Licensing Board and all relevant laws of the state of Texas

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with crisis management in higher education or behavioral health hospital setting

  • Experience providing case management and tracking for high-risk clients

  • Experience providing stabilization and crisis counseling

  • Experience working with community referrals and hospital discharge processes

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to provide bilingual clinical counseling


  • Case Management and Crisis Counseling - Provides mental health counseling, specifically crisis intervention and tracking for individuals. Engages in counseling related activities including administering and interpreting psychological tests/inventories, making referrals, tracking high-risk clients, and managing various organizational and administrative aspects of high-risk counseling cases.

  • Supervision & Consultation - Provides consultation to community partners, faculty, staff, students, and parents. Provides CAMS consultations/CAMS assessment coordination. Seeks consultation from peers and leadership for difficult clinical cases per State of Texas licensure requirements. May provide weekly supervision/training including review of recorded sessions and case review for provisionally licensed interns and/or practica students. May provide adjunct supervision for masters and doctoral degree graduate students in counseling, counseling psychology, and graduate assistants.

  • Administrative Tasks - Meets ethical obligations for timely documentation of counseling services per State of Texas licensure requirements and Counseling & Psychological Services policies. Per state licensure requirements, participates in continuing education and professional development activities related to the performance of job functions and maintenance of skills in one’s professional specialty area. Serves on departmental committees and meetings, division and university committees, and other university functions including the Behavior Intervention Team. Works in partnership with Student Assistance Services for high-risk clients. Assists with organizational and administrative tasks, as requested.

  • Outreach & Presentations - Provides outreach presentations for students, faculty, and staff members about case management and crisis stabilization training. Provides professional presentations at local, regional, and national conferences and workshops. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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