Working Title Licensed Mental Health Co-Responder (10 month or 11 month Position)
Position Number 8452 Posting Number F2248 Position Type Administrative and Professional Faculty Position Status Full Time College/Division Health and Wellbeing Department 100171 - Counseling Center Pay Rate Pay Range Specify Range or Amount $76,364-$80,000 (10 Month); $84,000-$88,000 (11 month) Is this a JMU only position? No Is this a grant-funded position? No Is this a Conflict of Interest designated position? No
Position Summary Information
About James Madison University
We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.
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Who We Are
Located in the heart of Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. With a population of just over 53,000, Harrisonburg is one of the most diverse communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. JMU is a selective, public institution with a growing national reputation for offering experiences that lead to an outstanding education and inclusive environment for students, faculty and staff. The student body includes approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students, with over 1,000 full-time instructional faculty.
JMU offers thriving programs in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional disciplines at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. The university is committed to expanding diversity, fostering equity and inclusion, and supporting superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national recognition for the high quality of its academic programs, focus on maintaining strong student/faculty interaction, and innovative faculty research.
The Counseling Center (CC) at James Madison University (JMU) is accepting applications for an after-hours Licensed Mental Health Co-Responder. The CC has a commitment to diversity and multi-culturally competent professionals with the awareness, knowledge and skills required to work effectively with a diverse clientele and to enhance the CC's mission. Please see the Counseling Center's website, listed below, to learn more about the Center's services and review staff descriptions. Please also check out the “You Might Want to Work Here If…” to get a sense of the Counseling Center's culture. https: // www. jmu.edu/counselingctr/about/working-here.shtml
Duties and Responsibilities
The Licensed Mental Health Co-Responder is an after-hours 10 month or 11 month continuing position. The successful candidate will decide which term length they want to serve. This position provides direct clinical care in the field as a co-responder with the James Madison University Police Department to accurately and efficiently assess risk and safety concerns for students experiencing emotional and psychological distress and provide appropriate referrals to clinically-indicated services, which could include voluntary and involuntary hospitalization. The position will work closely with the Office of Residence Life and interface with the JMU community to provide consultation, debriefing services and evidence- based crisis intervention trainings to students, faculty, and staff.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Conditions of Employment
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.
Posting Detail InformationPosting Date 08/24/2023
Beginning Review Date 09/24/2023 Closing Date 09/23/2023 Open Until Filled No Proposed Starting Date EEO Statement
James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.
We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.
Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.
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If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or [email protected]. You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.
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The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes campus housing fire statistics for the most recent three-year period, a description of each on- campus student housing facility fire safety system, the number of fire drills held during the previous calendar year, policies or rules on portable electrical appliances, smoking, and open flames in student housing; and procedures for student housing evacuation in the event of fire along with other fire safety information.
The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the Harrisonburg campus and the three overseas branch campuses; Florence, Antwerp, and London. It is available electronically https:// www. jmu.edu/publicsafety/clerycompliance/2018Annual-Security-and-Fire- Safety-Report.shtml
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