Graduate Counseling

Job Opportunities

Coursework in this program prepares students for licensure as a licensed professional counselor and/or licensed school counselor. The following are examples of opportunities that await our graduates:

  • Adult counseling
  • Premarital counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Career counseling
  • Elementary School counselor
  • Middle School counselor
  • High School counselor
  • Community counselor
  • Hospice/Grief counselor
  • Veteran's services
  • Private practice
  • Juvenile services
  • Crisis intervention
  • Agency counseling
  • University counseling centers
  • Ministerial counseling
  • Rehabilitation counseling
  • Family Issues
  • Psychotherapy

Current Openings

The Academic Advising Center at Arkansas Tech University is seeking an Academic Advisor(s) to join their advising team. Hire(s) will report to the Director of the Academic Advising Center under the auspices of the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management. Position responsibilities include advising and scheduling courses for undergraduate students, interpreting University policies, and actively pursuing a variety of retention programs.  A baccalaureate degree is required, but a master's degree in College Student Personnel or Counseling is preferred. Candidates with experience in the higher education environment and the BANNER student records system will be given preference. Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and proficiency with relevant technology is required.  This is a full-time, 12-month position with a salary commensurate with relevant experience and education in the mid $30,000's range. Anticipated employment date is July 1, 2014. Candidates should submit a statement of qualifications, vita, copies of transcripts, and contact information for five references to: Linda Clarke, Director of the Academic Advising Center, Arkansas Tech University, 106 West 0 Street, Russellville, AR 72801-2222. Closing date for accepting applications is April 7, 2014.

Ascent Children's Health Services has an opening for a licensed MHP in their Jonesboro clinic.  This is a full-time, day-shift positions.  If you are interested, contact Deborah Coots at 870-926-3386, fax 870-819-0258.  For more information:  www.ascentchs.com

Capstone Treatment Center is a Christ-Centered residential program for young adult and adolescent males. Capstone is seeking a motivated, energetic case manager/utilization review manager for our program.  The case manager/utilization review manager is the primary person responsible for submitting insurance claims and insurance reviews for clients of Capstone. The individual must be familiar with the utilization review process and initial authorization procedures. This individual will with work with Capstone’s clinical team to gather and conceptualize cases to review with insurance case managers. They will be responsible for all utilization management. The case load will vary depending on current census. The case manager/utilization review manager serves as a client benefits advocate and makes every effort to ensure staff compliance with insurance requirements. This position also maintains a presence in supporting the Admissions team.  Apply Now At: http://www.capstonetreatmentcenter.com/the-capstone-team/employment.html

HRA has the following positions open:  Immediate opening for a full-time Mental Health Para-Professional II to work with adults providing supervision, monitoring, patient care, and case management services at the Wilbur Mills Treatment Center/Detox.  Applicants must have good organizational, time management, and customer service skills.  CNA certification preferred but not required.  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age with valid Arkansas driver’s license and submit to regular background checks with satisfactory results.  High school diploma or GED equivalent required.  Work schedule will rotate requiring some evening and weekend hours.  If you are interested in this position, please send a current resume to the Human Resource Office.  All resumes must be received by 5:00 p.m. April 18, 2014.  Misty Jeffrey, Human Resource Assistant, Health Resources of Arkansas, PO Box 2578, Batesville, AR 72503, 870-793-8900 Ext. 1134, Mjeffrey@hra-health.org
Seeking a full-time Mental Health Professional to work with children in the beautiful Ozark setting of the Mountain View Clinic.  Applicants must have Arkansas licensure in good standing and previous experience working with children in school-based setting.  We have a fantastic new clinic close to schools and an office will be provided at the school.  Schedule will be Monday-Friday with flexibility required based upon school schedule.  Person selected must submit to regular background checks with satisfactory results as required by program licensing requirements within the State of Arkansas.  Consider joining our great Treatment Team and working with this amazing School District.  If you are interested in this position, please send a current resume to the Human Resource Office.  All resumes must be received by 5:00 p.m. April 25, 2014.  Misty Jeffrey, Human Resource Assistant, Health Resources of Arkansas, PO Box 2578, Batesville, AR 72503, 870-793-8900 Ext. 1134, Mjeffrey@hra-health.org
Part-time Crisis Response Specialist needed to work at the Crisis Unit in Searcy.  Person chosen must have excellent communication skills and ability to quickly assess crisis situations. A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/Social Work or related field is preferred; however, some college with experience in the field of behavioral health/crisis management may be acceptable. Person chosen must be 21 years of age and submit to regular criminal background checks with satisfactory results.  Must be able to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as assigned.  If you are interested in this position, please send a current resume to the Human Resource Office.  All resumes must be received by 5:00 p.m. April 25, 2014.  Misty Jeffrey, Human Resource Assistant, Health Resources of Arkansas, PO Box 2578, Batesville, AR 72503, 870-793-8900 Ext. 1134, Mjeffrey@hra-health.org

Methodist Counseling Clinic is currently accepting applications for MHPP.   It is a great position, great clinical support, great office support with several client’s coming to office vs. always in the field, great training and security with this company.   Please send your resume to:  Methodist Counseling Clinic, 500 East Main St., Suite 310, Batesville, AR 72501, Fax - 870-569-4892

Piney Ridge Center in Fayetteville, AR is seeking a full time therapist for residential treatment.  Send your resume to kathy.vickers@pineyridge.net.

The Pointe has several MHP/Therapists positions open in Batesville, Benton, Cabot, Conway, Pine Bluff and Stutgart.  Some areas offer a sign on bonus.  You may apply on the "allied health" tab on the "careers" page of their web site (www.uhsinc.com) or contact Sarita Davis for more information at sarita.davis@uhsinc.com.

Vantage Point NWA is seeking a school based therapist in Bentonville, AR and an outpatient therapist in Harrison, AR.  Send your resume to kathy.vickers@pineyridge.net.

White County Central School has an opening for a 7th - 12th grade school counselor for the 2014-2015 school year.  If you are interested, you may call or go to the web site wccbears.org.

 

Dr. Jenene Alexander, Director
Counseling Program
College of Education
Harding University
Box 12254
Searcy, AR 72149
gradcounseling@harding.edu

professionalcounseling@harding.edu

schoolcounseling@harding.edu