Counselor with Emphasis on High Risk Students

North Carolina State University
September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number PG192559EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Counselor with Emphasis on High Risk Students Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience. Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm; some participation in after hours “on call” Job Location Raleigh, NC Department About the Department

Division of Academic and Student Affairs Mission, Values & Objectives: We promote the success of the whole student. In collaboration with our colleagues across campus, we prepare students to succeed academically, professionally and personally, to embrace a commitment to lifelong learning, and to become informed, engaged, and productive citizens.

The Counseling Center assists NC State students experiencing personal, academic or vocational problems. The goal of the Counseling Center is to provide students with professional counseling services and outreach to help them cope with issues that may impede successful academic performance.

The Counseling Center also offers crisis intervention and psychological/psychiatric assessment as well as consultation with others who have concerns about the mental/emotional state of NC State students.

Our services are primarily short-term in nature and we make referrals to other helping professionals and community agencies as appropriate. Members of the counseling center commit to:

  • A nurturing, supportive Community
  • A commitment to cultural humility
  • Holding ourselves and each other accountable
  • Embracing compassion in all situations
  • Using evidenced-based quality of care
  • Essential Job Duties

    A full-time, 12-month position with responsibility to assist in all areas of Counseling Center functions including:

    Generalist Responsibilities:

  • Individual and group counseling of NC State students/clients (personal, academic, and vocational assessment and counseling); psychological assessment; developmental and crisis counseling; couples counseling; evaluation of students for withdrawal from the University.
  • Development and participation in outreach programming.
  • Consultation with faculty staff, parents, and others.
  • Provision of evaluations and recommendations regarding students with academic and conduct problems.
  • Participation in after hours “on call” and possible evening office hours.
  • This position is expected to participate in the training and/or supervision of graduate students and early career clinicians.

    Shared risk assessment responsibilities:

  • As part of a Counseling Center in-house team, evaluate potentially high risk, violent, and suicidal students.
  • When requested by the University, provide clinical expertise in student cases where there is a concern about actual or potential violence, or serious psychological disturbance.
  • Serve as a consultant to Counseling and other University faculty, staff, and administrators who express concerns about cases involving potential or actual threats of violence, or serious psychological disturbance.

    Other Responsibilities

  • This position may involve participation in supervision/training of graduate students and program evaluation.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Licensed at the associate/provisional level according to North Carolina laws.
  • Experience working on a college campus.
  • Relevant professional degree and licensure in the appropriate clinical field of psychology, social work, or mental health.
  • Other Required Qualifications

  • All clinicians must demonstrate skills and interest in training and supervision.
  • Candidate must possess strong clinical skills, and experience in handling crisis situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated clinical experience with an emphasis on intervention with high risk populations.
  • Experience in a university counseling center.
  • Successful candidates will be generalists who are experienced in working with student populations.
  • Preference for candidates with experience utilizing a time-limited model of care.
  • Experience with Risk Assessment and hospitalization for psychological concerns.
  • Required License(s) or Certification(s)

  • Licensed at the independent level according to North Carolina laws.
  • Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No

    Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions

    Job Open Date 05/08/2023

    Anticipated Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please be prepared to attach resume, cover letter and document containing contact information for at least 3 professional references.

    Position Details

    Position Number 00103405

    Position Type EHRA Non-Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.00 Appointment 12 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Mandatory - Fire/Explosions, Mandatory - Medical Emergencies, Mandatory - Hazardous Material Incidents, Mandatory - Transportation Accidents, Mandatory - Evacuations/Natural Hazards, Mandatory - Utilities/Infrastructure Failure, Mandatory - Threats of Violence/Terrorism/Interpersonal Emergencies Department ID 244020 - Counseling Services AA/EEO

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected].

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU Website
  • Job Alert (automated email from our system)
  • NCSU Executive Search Services
  • Other Online Job Board
  • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
  • Job / Career Fair
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Professional Journal
  • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
  • Radio / Television Advertisement
  • Professional Organization
  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
  • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
  • NCSU Employee Referral
  • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
  • Other
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have (or will you have by date of hire) a Master's degree or higher in psychology, counseling, or clinical social work?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Contact Information for References
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

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