Rapid City - South Dakota (SD),

SD School of Mines

Job Description:

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SDSMT-Counseling Services

Physical Location of Position (City)
Rapid City

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South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has an opening for a temporary, part-time, hourly position of Counselor with the Counseling Office. The Counselor position will be part of the Counseling and the Student Development Team. This position provides services in mental health counseling on an as needed basis.

A Master’s degree in Counseling or directly related field is required.

Established in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, South Dakota. South Dakota Mines is a public university offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in engineering and science. Known for our academic rigor, we maintain a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Our students benefit from immersive learning experiences including undergraduate research, co-ops/internships, and numerous nationally competitive engineering teams. Our graduates have a 97% placement rate. Our Research Programs are concentrated in four areas: energy and environment; materials and manufacturing; STEM education; and underground science and engineering.

South Dakota Mines is a growing university that enrolls around 2,700 students from 45 states and 35 countries. Rapid City is the state’s second, largest city (with an urban population of 74,421 and metropolitan population of 199,656) and is nestled at the foot of the beautiful Black Hills. Mount Rushmore, the Badlands National Park and Crazy Horse Memorial are all within an hour of the University. Rapid City enjoys a relatively mild climate and offers year-round recreational opportunities, including, hiking, bicycling, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, and hunting, to name a few. For more information about South Dakota Mines and Rapid City, visit: and

South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as medical, dental and vision coverage for

spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin October 28, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.

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Open Until Filled

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Advertised Salary

Duration of the Term

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as needed hourly basis

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Will vary depending on the demand for counseling needs.

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Faculty Status

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External (includes Internal)

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This position requires

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appropriate counseling credentials

Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Work is suite of offices with the director of counseling, 2 part-time counselors, and the ADA/Title IX coordinator.

Affirmative Action Statement

Diversity Statement

South Dakota Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment or the provision of service.

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