Counselor - Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science - Scottsdale, AZ

Why Mayo Clinic
Diversity and inclusion are integral to Mayo Clinic's mission to provide excellent, culturally relevant care in a welcoming environment to patients from a wide variety of backgrounds. We aim to diversify our workforce to represent the communities we serve and continue to create an inclusive work environment where differences are valued, allowing individuals to achieve and contribute to their fullest potential. This commitment to diversity is woven into the fabric of Mayo Clinic — we embrace these values as we serve our patients, employees, students, suppliers, and communities. Become part of the legacy that embraces our differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.
Position description
Provides assessment and consultation for students with personal and/or school-related concerns. When appropriate, utilizes mental health expertise counseling skills to provide short-term problem resolution and/or educational guidance services. Participates in organizational behavioral consultations regarding individual learner and school relational concerns in order to enhance work culture and performance. Works with MCCMS Case Manager to follow-up with clients and management regarding service outcomes and satisfaction. Provides management consultations, and when appropriate trainings and presentations to address issues related to student effectiveness and relationship management techniques. Provides program orientation sessions and a variety of life seminars such as: art of communication, healthy relationships, parenting, stress management, testing anxiety, etc.

Currently, full-time remote with anticipated greater than 50% in the future.
Masters degree in psychology, social work, counselor education, or related field. Must have two years post graduate experience providing short-term therapy/counsel in a mental health facility, college or university counseling service, or related human service profession.

Experience working with a full range of normal life development client issues/concerns. Experience with a full range of psychological disorders. Strong speaking and educational training skills.
Additional qualifications
Experience counseling in higher education preferred.
License or certification
LICSW, LPC, or LPCC (others will be considered). Licensure requiring supervision will not be considered. Residential license required in counseling, social work, or related field. Expectation to be licensed in non-residential state Arizona, Florida, and Minnesota within two years of hire.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,542.40, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Full Time
Schedule details
Flexible - Monday through Friday, daytime; Currently, full-time remote with anticipated greater than 50% in the future.
Weekend schedule
Site description
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
Administration, Business, Finance, Support Services
Job posting number
Pauline Ptacek-Raiche
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.