Requisition ID: 2021-7816 Position Type: Full-Time Schedule Shift: Days Hours Per Week: 38 Travel: None Category: Academic/Program Support
Overview POSITION DESCRIPTION: is not intended to cover every work assignment a position may have. Rather, they cover the broad responsibilities of the position.
This position engages students in individual, group, and relationship counseling and psychotherapy to help students deal with social and personal problems including but not limited to; anxiety and depression, stress and overwhelm, relationship issues, alcohol and drug concerns, conflict resolution, self-efficiency issues, and preventing and responding to crisis. The counselor assists with developing and providing outreach for counseling services and training to the campus community on areas related to the impact of social, emotional, and psychological concerns on academic performance. This position assists in identifying, developing, and responding to consultation opportunities with community constituents including faculty, administrators, staff, students, other campus community members, and local community resources.
Responsibilities SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: are those work assignments which are predominant, regular and recurring.
Individual, couples, and group counseling (in person and HIPAA compliant video sessions) and maintaining timely documentation.
Conflict resolution as needed
Outreach presentations and trainings to assist students with stress management and preventive coping strategies
Assist faculty with identifying and interacting with students in need
Work collaboratively with the director of student counseling, colleagues, campus departments, and student groups
Primary responder for student mental health crises, hospitalizations, etc.
Assist the director with development and maintenance of campus outreach programs and materials, participate in weekly case consultation, and present on mental health related issues.
Assistance with other mental health compliance and accreditation requirements.
Serve on committees and participate in Student Affairs meetings and activities.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES (if applicable): should reflect who the employee is supervising and what the expectations are.
Qualifications QUALIFICATION(S): is the Education, Training and/or related experience needed by the person to perform the job.
Must hold a minimum of a Masters Degree in a relevant field, including counseling, psychology, or social work.
Degree must have been earned from a college or university that is fully accredited by a regional accrediting body.
Must be currently licensed to practice psychotherapy in the state of California.
Five years clinical experience preferred with progressive clinical and administrative experience.
CORE COMPETENCIES: identify the behavior an employee is expected to demonstrate.
Strong administrative, communication (oral and written), clinical, consultation, planning, programming, and interpersonal skills.
Competence working with diverse groups of highly stressed students
Possess experience in providing services which support the mission of an active university counseling center
Commitment to actively engage in practice with diverse populations (racial/ethnic, LGBTQIA, ability, gender, SES, etc.)
Ability to understand and model the importance of a healthy work-life balance
Interpersonal and flexibility in clinical work and accommodate a varying and changing weekly schedule.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and express those recommendations and observations to interdisciplinary colleagues.
Ability to apply clinical principles and the practice of counseling and psychotherapy to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
Calming professional demeanor yet able to enter and act effectively in a situation of student crisis.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, staff, parents, other members of the university community, regulatory agencies, and other constituents.
Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
Non-reporting support resource under the Clery Act.
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