Wellness Counselor

S.C. Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (SCGSSM)
Hartsville, SC Full-time
Posted on April 25, 2019

S.C. Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (SCGSSM)

As a school recognized for academic excellence, SCGSSM invites applications for a Wellness Counselor.  This professional will work closely with GSSM residential students providing behavioral/mental health support services and programming.  Successful candidates will have specific knowledge regarding the social, emotional, and developmental needs of teen-agers and young adults.

The Wellness Counselor will join our wellness team which includes our school nurses and psychologist/licensed professional counselor in assisting with clinical evaluation, therapeutic interventions, and crisis stabilization.  This counselor will provide programming for students independently or in collaboration with other departments and/or student organizations. 

Minimal credentials include a master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or a related field with state credentialing as a licensed professional within the discipline.  At least four years of counseling experience, preferably with young adults in a specialized setting is welcomed.  Professional license must be current. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to excellence and to educating the whole person.

This is a full-time, 10-month, position with State benefits and a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The preferred start date is on or before August 2019.

Please apply electronically. forward a cover letter and resume, along with the GSSM/State Application, available on our website (, to Include "Wellness Counselor" in the subject line. 

The SCGSSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.