Full-time, 12-month position within Elon University's Counseling Services. The Counselor/Outreach Coordinator position is responsible for providing clinical services, including psychotherapy, crisis intervention, consultation, and referral support. This position will also provide leadership in the ongoing assessment, development, and implementation of culturally inclusive and innovative mental health outreach to meet the needs of all Elon students. The successful candidate will be an experienced generalist psychologist, counselor, or social worker with established clinical, outreach and training experiences serving diverse populations within a University setting.
Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Counselor Education, or a related field. Independent licensure in professional discipline in the state of North Carolina upon hire.
Special Skills Or Experience:
Ability to work as a generalist within a brief treatment modality to address a range of presenting mental health issues, including high risk cases. Demonstrated knowledge and competence to provide culturally responsive care to a diverse student population. Demonstrated exemplary interpersonal skills, including effective collaboration, communication (written and verbal), and decision-making ability. Ability to effectively manage crises and complex clinical situations. Demonstrated intercultural competence and commitment to enhancement and promotion of diversity and inclusion.
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Regular
Degree/Major: Master's degree
Length Of Experience:
Minimum two years' experience providing clinical assessment and treatment of mental health concerns with young adult population, with preference for previous experience in a college/university counseling center.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide clinical interventions, including individual, couples, and group therapy, and crisis management.
Maintain thorough and timely client records.
Provide consultation services to university administrators, faculty, staff, campus organizations and partners.
Provide back-up phone consultation coverage as needed for ProtoCall Services (after-hours crisis response).
Provide community interventions and outreach programming.
Adhere to all legal and ethical standards of professional practice.
Obtain and maintain appropriate professional licensure in North Carolina.
Conduct assessment of community needs to inform outreach development efforts.
Collaborate with campus partners within and outside of the Division of Student Life, as well as community partners to develop outreach programming.
Coordinate and implement multi-culturally oriented and inclusive outreach programming to support student mental health and holistic well-being.
Establish and maintain collaborative relationships across the university through involvement in meetings and committees.
Oversee the development and revision of Counseling Services marketing materials.
Builds diversity competence by actively supporting an inclusive climate within the Division of Student Life and the Elon University community.
Requires occasional evening and weekend presentations and response to other situations as requested by the Director of Counseling Services.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 7679
About Elon University
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers.
Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 446 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation.
Elon’s 6,277 undergraduate and 811 graduate students come from 48 states and 47 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country.
Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #11 for innovation. Elon is the only university in the nation recognized by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Stud...ent Success.” Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences and service learning.
Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations.
The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.