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Indiana University's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a department within the IU Student Health Center, located in the heart of campus. The Student Health Center provides full-service medical care to students including a medical clinic, lab, X-ray, pharmacy, health and wellness services, counseling and psychiatry, as well as treatment and advocacy services for sexual violence.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Indiana University Bloomington's Student Health Center seeks a 12-month, full-time Coordinator of Multicultural Outreach to join its multidisciplinary staff.
The Coordinator for Multicultural Outreach provides leadership of CAPS' Diversity Outreach Team (DOT) and clinical services to IUB undergraduate and graduate students. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, delivery of outreach and counseling services to the Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs (DEMA) culture center, Asian Culture Center, First Nations Educational & Cultural Center, La Casa/Latino Cultural Center, and Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center and to several academic support services for underserved students. Examples of these academic programs include, but are not limited to, Hudson Holland Scholars, 21st Century Scholars, Groups Scholars, FASE Mentoring, and the Office of International Student Services.
The Coordinator of Multicultural Outreach:
Provides evidence-based, culturally responsive clinical services to IUB undergraduate and graduate students, including individual and group therapy/workshops, crisis services and consultation to students, faculty and staff.
Assists with reducing stigma and stereotypes that discourage minority students from seeking counseling. Emphasis will be on assisting with the growth and problem-solving abilities of underserved students, allowing them to reach their academic and other life goals.
Takes a leadership role in assessing the needs of each culture center and academic support unit. Programs and offerings will be tailored to meet the singular needs of each unit. Cross fertilization across units and collaboration with campus partners will be encouraged.
Facilitates CAPS' Diversity Outreach Team's practicum program with the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology. Provides supervision to a post-doctoral fellow, doctoral level interns in psychology, peer educators, and a psychology doctoral intern who has a yearlong concentration in multicultural outreach.
Oversees the efforts of CAPS practicum students from IUB's Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, and clinical and outreach services provided by CAPS Let's Keep Talking and Let's Talk Now, located at several Cultural and Educational Centers serving traditionally underrepresented students.
Master's degree in relevant mental heath area from an accredited program and four years of post-degree experience.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Indiana or license eligible Upon Hire.
Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Possesses a high degree of initiative. Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents.
Specialist degree in Counseling from an accredited program and two years of post-degree experience with a strong emphasis on multicultural service. Training in trauma-informed care. Experience working with students experiencing trauma (harassment, discrimination, sexual violence or other forms of trauma).
Strong organizational and multitasking skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities. Computer skills to navigate the electronic medical record and electronic communication.
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.