The Urgent Support Counselor: Meets with students who present at the center requesting crisis services. Determines appropriate level of care and follow-up services for students in crisis. Assess safety issues and do safety planning as needed with students who initiate services. Responds to phone calls and questions about CCSD services. Works closely with front office staff regarding screening, scheduling and phone consultation. Participates in after-hours emergency on-call rotation providing crisis assessment. Provides consultation to faculty, parents, and other ECU Staff members regarding students of concern and provide information related to CCSD services. Manages referrals into the community for students needing services other than those provided by CCSD. Serves as liaison with local hospital for discharge planning following inpatient treatment. Provides supportive counseling as needed. Acts as liaison between CCSD and Vidant Medical Center (obtain medical records as well as assist with student hospitalizations). Links students with campus and community resources. Maintains tracking systems for clients identified by UBCT (University Behavioral Concerns Team) who are being seen at CCSD, clients who have been hospitalized, and clients of concern who are currently being seen at CCSD to prevent gaps in services. Works with the Dean of Students case managers for continuity of care for identified students. Maintains records of off campus referral sources. Consults with Student Health Services psychiatry staff for coordination of care for students. Provides consultation to CCSD staff members on medical withdrawal information and procedures. Coordinates documentation being sent to DOS for verification of students' attendance at CCSD for withdrawal applications. Carries out administrative duties and other duties as assigned by the Director. Plans, conducts and evaluates outreach programs and services designed to facilitate student development and work cooperatively with university colleagues in developing and implementing quality programs. Participates in ongoing evaluative procedures of Center programs and services. Participates in ongoing professional development through in-service education programs conducted in the center, on campus, and/or professional organizations. Provides in-class instruction through outreach presentations and, when requested and possible, teaches college adjustment courses. Other duties as assigned.
Special Instructions To Application:
In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit online a letter of interest, a current resume/vita, and a list of three (3) references including contact information.
Additionally, original official transcripts and a criminal background check will be required upon offer of employment. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Master's degree in counseling, social work, or marriage and family therapy, or other appropriate human services field and eligibility for state licensure and/or certification in respective professional field
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 921609
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Division of Student Affairs actively supports the University's missions of education, research, and service by providing comprehensive programs and services to assist each student in developing intellectually, socially, morally, and culturally. The Division anticipates students' developmental needs throughout their collegiate experiences and promotes students development by fostering a community of learning, which encourages individual student involvement and participation. The Division of Student Affairs provides a broad range of support services, activities, and programs that seek to: Assist students in developing respect and appreciation for individual differences, interpersonal civility, and human rights. Enhance the learning environment, facilitate retention, and optimize the student experience. Accommodate the diverse needs of all students. Support a community environment that is welcoming, safe, and secure. Assist students in meeting their basic needs for housing, nutrition, and physical and emotional well-being. Provide the means for students to become active participants and leaders in their own learning. Assist students in developing logical thought processes and sound decision-making skills. Assist students in developing an appreciation of the arts. Moreover, the division seeks to contribute to the development of the whole individual by fostering in each student a deeper appreciation of the importance of life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity. Through collaboration, the division provides programs and services that are grounded in theory, assessment, and sound practice.
The Center for Counseling and Student Development is part of the Division of Student Affairs and is the primary counseling center for the ECU student community. The Center for Counseling and Student Development is staffed by generalists who work well as part of a multidisciplinary team. The Center for Counseling and Student Development provides counseling services to enrolled students. Common reasons students seek counseling services include anxiety, depression, relationship issues, alcohol and other drug concerns, adjustment and trauma. Services include: individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, consultation, collegiate recovery support and workshops/outreach.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.