Wellness Counselor/Outreach Coordinator

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Student Affairs
Division: Student Affairs

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Position Summary:

Reporting to the Assistant Director/Coordinator of Counseling Clinical Services of the Wellness Center, the Counselor/Outreach Coordinator provides direct clinical services, consultation, educational programming, and outreach to the campus community consistent with the Wellness Center’s mission, which is directed toward enhancing levels of wellness and empowering students to be self-directed in their own care. In addition, the person in this position is also responsible for identifying, developing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the mental health related consultation and outreach activities of the Wellness Center.

Clinical responsibilities include:

  • Provides daily culturally competent mental health services to the Rollins College student population via crisis management; individual therapy, couples and group work; and community intervention/outreach.
  • Serve as a campus community mental health expert offering consultative services to faculty, staff, administrations, athletic staff, and families.
  • Provides supervision to practicum and internship trainees.
  • Develops referral networks and make appropriate referrals.
  • Collaborates with other professionals and assists in case management.
  • Maintains accurate and complete clinical records.
  • Participates in and provides outreach and wellness promotion activities, workshops, trainings and/or events.
  • Represents Wellness Center with professional demeanor and composure at outreach events and other meetings occurring both on and off-campus.
  • Exhibits exceptional customer service, professionalism, and team work in all aspects of work.
  • Supports vision and mission of the Wellness Center.
  • Follows confidentiality standards, treating all client/patient information as confidential and protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our clients/patients.

  Outreach Coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Establishes vision and goals for mental health and suicide prevention outreach programming.
  • Coordinates and oversees the planning, implementation, and evaluation of theory-based and evidence informed mental health promotion and suicide prevention strategies, policies, programs and services that address the mental health issues in the Rollins College student population.
  • Works closely with the health promotions coordinator to develop strategic plans, goals and measurable objectives for mental health promotion and suicide prevention programs and services. Develops and utilizes assessment of mental health needs on campus (e.g. sleep, suicide prevention, sexual assault prevention, etc.) to guide strategic planning related to mental health outreach.
  • Collaborates and partners with interdisciplinary campus groups to develop comprehensive outreach programming.
  • Provides leadership in developing and implementing a campus-wide suicide prevention initiative.
  • Provides mental health related consultation to student groups, faculty, and staff within the college.
  • Tracks and reports outreach outcomes (i.e., number in attendance, effectiveness).
  • Incorporate multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into outreach services.
  • Exhibit exceptional customer service, professionalism, and team work in all aspects of work.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Master’s or doctoral degree in mental health related discipline
  • Licensed or license-eligible in the state of Florida required
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in mental health
  • Previous or current work with college students preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse staff, faculty, and student population
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Dedication to and effectiveness in working as a team
  • Conflict management and problem-solving ability
  • Knowledge of professional ethical guidelines, including the maintenance of confidentiality
  • Availability and readiness to work during non-office hours, including nights, early mornings, and weekends
  • Ability to perform under stressful situations
  • Personal stress awareness and management

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Rollins offers a generous benefits package featuring comprehensive health insurance coverage, generous paid time off, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution, full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents.

Our Values:


Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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