Area Counselor


Area Counselor: Mid-Plains Community College is now accepting applications for the position of Area Counselor. This position will split time between the McCook and North Platte Community College Campuses. Responsibilities include, conducting walk-in counseling appointments, serve as emergency on-call counselor, implementing educational programs, interpreting data and data assessment metrics, serving on behavioral intervention team, and other related duties as assigned.




About us:  Mid-Plains Community College, a legislatively designated 18-county district in West- Central Nebraska, is a comprehensive, open access, public, two-year community college system that offers associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. MPCC consists of three main campuses, one located in McCook, Nebraska and two located in North Platte, Nebraska.  Additionally, there are extended campus sites in Broken Bow, Imperial, Ogallala and Valentine with satellite classrooms located throughout the Area.  North Platte Community College is located in North Platte, Nebraska, a city of approximately 24,000 in rural southwestern Nebraska along the I-80 corridor.









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Zone 2

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 Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will have earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling or related field and be a LIMHP or LMHP in good standing. Counseling experience in a college environment is preferred. Experience with young adults, substance abuse, and mental health crisis management is beneficial. Ability to counsel student-clients with a developmental focus, effectively communicate with students, faculty, and staff, build relationships with partners in the community, and demonstrate the ability to be an excellent teammate, and maintain a positive attitude are important characteristics.


Contact Information

Mid-Plains Community College
1101 Halligan Drive
North Platte, Nebraska 69101

Rebecca Wrage
(p) (308) 535-3680
(f) (308) 534-5770

How to Apply

Application Instructions:  Send a (1) letter of interest,(2)current resume, (3) unofficial transcripts, (4) a copy of current LMHP or LIMHP certification, and (5) a completed MPCC application form (available at to MPCC Human Resources, 1101 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE  69101.  Fax:  308-534-5770. Email:  Only complete application packets will be considered. Review of applicants begin immediately, position remains open until filled.  For full consideration, please submit applicant packet by 9/7/18.