Position Requirements*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass acriminal background check. EducationA master’s degree in counseling or a related field is required.A PhD or PsyD in counseling, psychology or related field ispreferred.ExperienceFive years of experience working in college counseling isrequired.Experience with medical students preferred.Experience working with graduate/professional students.Certifications, Licenses, RegistrationsPA licensed mental health provider is a requirement.Interpersonal SkillsExcellent communication skillsAble to speak effectively to large groupsExcellent writing skillsAbility to interact effectively both in small groups andone-on-oneDemonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptableAble to work in a high-stress environmentGood sense of humor Cover letterResume Provide short-term individual and group counseling in-personand virtually.Collaborate with counseling staff on Georgia and South Georgiacampuses to provide institution-wide initiatives and support.Collaborate with other PCOM support services (i.e. CBT,off-campus Student Assistance Programs).Provide support and guidance during campus crises.Coordinate and assist in the creation of and provision oftraining for faculty, staff and student audiences.Help disseminate mental health and suicide preventioninformation with a strong focus on self-care strategies andtechniques.Possess a record of successful experience working as acounselor in a college counseling center, preferably with bothgraduate and undergraduate students, providing the servicesabove.Demonstrate the ability to design and implement innovativepersonal support programs.Possess an understanding of the psychological challengesinherent to being enrolled in highly competitive graduate andprofessional degree programs.Have a record of experience in delivering both individual andgroup counseling models. Application InstructionsAll inquiries MUST include: Personal Support CounselorPCOMAt Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), we espouseto grow a culturally competent workforce to advance medicine thattouches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity andinclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and akey pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. PCOM affirms that diversityand inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of thecampus community. It is through freedom of exchange over differentideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduatesdevelop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that willbenefit them throughout their lives.Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians,health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a“whole person” approach to care – treating people, not justsymptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we’ve changed withit – adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs ofhealthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the maincampus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus inSuwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location inMoultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn toapproach problem solving in a more professional, more team-orientedmanner, which prepares them to work successfully in integratedhealthcare settings with other health professionals.Position DescriptionThe personal support counselor serves as a member of the Office ofStudent Affairs and provides intervention services that support thepsychological and emotional well-being of PCOM students. Servicesinclude providing individual short-term counseling intervention,referrals for longer-term therapy, wellness/life-skills workshops,group counseling facilitation, crisis consultation, and crisisintervention/ management.This position is based at PCOM (Philadelphia,Pennsylvania).Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesDuties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) thefollowing: PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualifiedapplicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy thatprohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexualorientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnicorigin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or anyother legally protected class.About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic MedicineFor more than a century, Philadelphia College of OsteopathicMedicine has provided high quality, hands-on training inosteopathic medicine. As the field of medicine has changed, we’vechanged with it-adapting our program offerings to better meet theneeds of healthcare providers and the communities they serve.At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ( PCOM ), the branch campus inSuwanee, Georgia ( PCOMGeorgia ), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia ), PCOM studentslearn to approach problem solving in a more professional, moreteam-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully inintegrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. Allcampuses feature modern facilities and state-of-the-arttechnologies, all part of an innovative learning environmentdesigned for collaboration and interaction.