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Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-A) (Part-Time/No Benefits) *1 Opening

Company: Hardin-Simmons University
Location: Abilene
Posted on: May 6, 2024

Job Description:

POSITION: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-A) (Part-Time/No Benefits) *1 Opening


DEPARTMENT: Houston Lantrip Center

SUPERVISOR TITLE: Clinical Operations Manager-Houston-Lantrip Center



LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, Texas

TARGET HIRE DATE: As Soon As Possible

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT -Candidate mustprofess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, andrespect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist valuesof HSU as reflected in theUniversity's Statement of Faith.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Human Resources 325-670-1259 or careers@hsutx.edu


Provide specialized counselingservices to individuals with ASD and/or ADHD diagnoses and their families.



Conductsinitial client assessments.

Developstreatment plans and provides individual, group, and family therapy.

Mayassist with difficult behavior and/or crisis situations within the program.

Maintainsup-to-date files on all clients.

Writesand provides accurate and timely notes.

Consultswith staff concerning client needs as related to treatment/intervention plans.

Administersassessments within scope and training to support HLC programs.


There are no supervisorresponsibilities, except for student workers.

COMPETENCIES: This is your opportunity to demonstrate how your education and/or experience in your current or previous job relates to each function of this position.

Interview decisions are partially based on this information.

On a separate sheet of paper, write a paragraph for each competency listed below describing your background and qualifications in each area.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skillsand knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast ofcurrent developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding ofhow job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughtsverbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listeningand comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and usesappropriate communication methods.

Conflict Resolution - Encourages open communications;confronts difficult situations; maintains objectivity; keeps emotions undercontrol; uses negotiation skills to resolve conflicts.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspiresthe trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholdsorganizational values.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-developmentactivities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions andcalculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for andoffers help when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (Language, Mathematical, Reasoning and Computer Skills):

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simpleinstructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small groupsituations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract two-digitnumbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to performthese operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume,and distance.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems,collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpretan extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram formand deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficient with word, graphing tools,excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of google documents preferred. Proficient withCentral Reach ABA software recommended, but not required.

To perform this jobsuccessfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software;Spreadsheet software; Payroll systems; Internet software; and ContactManagement systems.)


Master's degree in Counselingor related services required.

One or more years of experiencein working with individuals with diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)and/or ADHD and one or more years of experience in counseling required.


LPC-A licensure required.


The physical demands describedhere are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.

While performing the duties ofthis job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk. The employee isfrequently required to sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, orcrawl. The employee must on occasion lift and/or move up to 10 - 15 poundsand occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

This is a sedentary position,requiring primarily sitting and/or walking with clients.


The work environmentcharacteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.

The noise level in the workenvironment is usually quiet to moderate.


This is a Non-Exempt/Hourly part-timestaff position, which will be scheduled for 10 - 29 hours per week.

Part-Time scheduled hours willtypically be from 8:30 AM to 6:00PM, thus applicants must be availableduring these hours as the schedule will vary depending on appointments.

All hours worked beyond 40hours in a single work week will be compensated at time and a half, per FLSAguidelines.

Must have and maintain a validClass C Driver's License and maintain a clear driving record to be insurableunder the university liability policy.

Must be able to drive tocomplete work assignments on and off campus, as needed.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary on the HSU website.


HSU complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws including those prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, sex, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information and military service. HSU is a private university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas and may lawfully consider an applicant's religion as a selection criterion. HSU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith and fully support HSU's mission.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HSU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment, except when the accommodation would impose an undue hardship. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources.


HSU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law. HSU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university's financial and physical assets. Therefore, Hardin-Simmons University conducts background checks. Depending on the position, applicants may also be required to consent to a credit check as part of the background check process. As a non-profit institution of higher education committed to Christian faith and values, the University exercises its rights under state and federal law to use religion as a factor in making employment decisions.

Keywords: Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene , Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-A) (Part-Time/No Benefits) *1 Opening, Other , Abilene, Texas

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