Job no: 498169 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 410400 - Student Counseling Services Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Jan 16 2019
Salary Grade/Salary Minimum:
Mississippi State University Student Counseling Services
Area of Specialization:
Psychology or Counseling
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following examples are intended as illustrations only for the various types of duties assigned in positions allocated to this classification. The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work similar, related or a logical assignment of the positions. 1. Provision of individual, group and couples counseling as a priority. 2. Provision of psychological evaluation of crisis clients as needed (licensed psychologists). 3. Provision of a minimum of twenty (20) direct clinical hours weekly. 4. Provision of rotating Counselor-on-Duty (COD) response. 5. Provision of psycho-educational programming and workshops, as time permits. 6. Crisis intervention with referral to campus and community resources as needed. 7. Provision of consultation and training to faculty, administrators, residence staff and other student service personnel regarding psychological development and behavioral health issues. 8. Serving as a liaison to academic and Student Affairs departments. 9. Serving on Student Counseling Services, Divisional or University committees. 10. Sharing rotating evening and weekend emergency on-call response with other clinical staff. 11. After licensing and credentialing, providing clinical supervision for graduate assistants, interns, or psychologists working on licensure as requested by the Director. 12. Maintaining clinical case files in accordance with legal, ethical, and professional standards. 13. Other duties as assigned by the director.
1. Doctorate in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology. 2. Licensed or license-eligible in the state of Mississippi within one year of employment start date. 3. Training and experience in a college counseling center, mental health facility or other approved mental health setting.
1. Doctoral degree in psychology (APA approved), 2. Three to five years post-license clinical experience in a university counseling center, mental health center or other mental health setting;
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Experience, knowledge and training in provision of individual, group and couples counseling. 2. Experience in provision of psycho-educational programming and workshops. 3. Experience and training in working successfully with a culturally and ethnically diverse population. 4. Experience in provision of clinical services within a university counseling center preferred. 5. Ability to consult with and collaborate with University personnel and off-campus mental health and psychiatric services. 6. Experience in providing psychological consultation and evaluation of students. 7. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with students, faculty, staff and administrators. 8. Knowledge of and adherence to APA ethical standards. 9. Possess strong student service orientation. 10. Motivated to function effectively with the organizational and administrative structure of a university counseling center. 11. Value involvement and participation within the Division of Student Affairs.
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 498169
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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