Coastal Carolina University — Counselor

Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Counselor (Student Services Program Coordinator II). This is a full-time, 10.5 month position with benefits in Counseling Services. 

Duties include, but are not limited to: provide individual/couples/group counseling to students who are experiencing psychological, developmental, career and educational concerns; provide outreach and consultative services to university students, faculty and staff; develops liaisons with various campus groups and acts as an advocate for underserved populations such as ethnic minorities, LGBTQIA+ students, veterans, students with spectrum disorders, physical disabilities, learning disorders, international students and other students from myriad cultures and socio-economic backgrounds; document all clinical services; provide psychological assessment; provide on call daily crisis intervention on a rotation basis, both during business hours and after hours; and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: A master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or closely related field is required. Must be eligible to become in process for licensing or licensed in SC to practice as a LPCA, LPC, MSW, LMSW or currently licensed in South Carolina in a field directly related to counseling and mental health. Two (2) years of related experience, a demonstrated record of successful performance in and commitment to the practice of counseling with both individuals and groups, a strong skill set and demonstrated experience serving marginalized populations and experience in a university counseling setting are preferred. 

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education. 

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply. 

Interested applicants should apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for at least three professional references. Deadline to apply: June 6, 2021. 

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer. 

Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70/149711), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 05. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some evening hours, weekend hours and periodic on-call responsibilities are required. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the University. This is a 10.5 month position.