Counselor - Part-time Contract Position

Counselor - Part-time Contract Position
Department:  Counseling Services
Date:  10/01/2012

Founded in 1813, Colby College is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the nation enrolling 1815 students who represent 46 states and more than 76 countries on a beautiful 713 acre campus in central Maine. Colby seeks a:


The Department of Counseling Services at Colby College has an opening for a part-time (2 days per week) contracted counselor with experience in college student mental health. This contracted position is for the Spring semester, January through May, 2013, with the possibility for renewal the following academic year.

Provide individual counseling services to students on a wide range of issues.
• Interact and consult with colleagues in student affairs, faculty, parents and outside providers.
• Facilitate groups and provide outreach education as time allows.

• Licensed as a mental health professional (counselor, social worker or psychologist) in Maine.
• Experience working with college students.
• Multicultural competence with ability to work with a diverse student body in terms of race, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation

Reports to Director of Counseling Services

Interested candidates may apply electronically by clicking the "Apply Now" button below or please submit your letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to:

Counselor - Search Committee
Human Resources
Colby College
5500 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901-8855

A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s status. Colby is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college.

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