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Counselor (two positions available)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Counselor (two positions available)
Requisition Number 20121204
Type of Employment Full-Time Regular
Number Of Months 10
Months Employed Aug to May
Number of Hours per Day/Week 40
Daily Hours 8-5; occasional nights and weekends

Position Summary Information

Summary of Position

Full-time, 10-month Staff Counselor position within Elon University’s Counseling Services. 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. This position is responsible for providing individual, couples, and group therapy and referral services; consultation with students, staff, faculty, parents, health-care providers and campus partners; development and implementation of community interventions and outreach programs; and crisis intervention. These services will be delivered per the annual employment agreement.

Education Requirements

Master’s Degree required

Degree/Major 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.
Length of Experience

Minimum two years’ experience working with young adults, including previous experience in a college/university counseling center.

Supervisory Experience No
Supervisory Experience Detail
Special Skills or Experience

Strong clinical, diagnostic, interpersonal and communication skills. 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 sensitivity in working with diverse populations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 12/01/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Position Description

Position Description

This section is required and must be completed.

General Purpose of Position

This position is responsible for providing individual, couple, and group treatment and referral services to students of the University utilizing brief, solution-focused modalities. Position provides crisis assessment and intervention during and outside of scheduled work hours. The position requires interaction with a wide audience including students, parents, faculty, staff and other health care providers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide clinical interventions, including individual, couples, and group therapy, and crisis management.
• Provide back-up phone consultation coverage as needed for ProtoCall Services (after-hours crisis response).
• Provide community interventions and outreach programming as directed by the Director of Counseling Services.
• Provide consultation services to students, staff, faculty, parents, health-care providers and campus partners.
• Maintain confidentiality and exemplary professional ethics.
• Obtain appropriate licensure in North Carolina and maintain according to North Carolina law.
• Maintain client records in a timely manner and according to Counseling Center procedures and ethical/legal standards.
• Participates in special events at the University and serves on University, Divisional, and Departmental committees and trainings as requested.
• 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.

Education and Experience

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. Minimum two years’ experience working with young adults, including previous experience in a college/university counseling center. Strong clinical, diagnostic, interpersonal and communication skills. 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 sensitivity in working with diverse populations.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

Requires occasional night and weekend work.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you initially hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Burlington Times-News
    • Charlotte Observer
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Diversejobs.net
    • Durham Herald Sun
    • Elon employment website
    • Facebook
    • Greensboro News & Record
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Insidehighered.com
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • LinkedIn
    • NCTA
    • Raleigh News & Observer
    • Twitter
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other" to the above question, please explain where you found out about this position:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Materials

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References - included as part of the application process
  2. Letter of Application