Greensboro, NC
Apr 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 998981

Functional Title Counselor

Position Type Administration - Staff

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro prohibits Sexual Assault, Sexual Exploitation, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, Sexual or Gender-Based Harassment, the commission of any act prohibited by policy, and Retaliation against a person for the good faith reporting of any of these forms of conduct or participation in any investigation or proceeding. These forms of Prohibited Conduct are unlawful, undermine the character and purpose of the University, and will not be tolerated.

The Campus Violence Response Center, opening spring 2017, was created to focus on increasing knowledge of, and access to, comprehensive campus and community services for victims of sexual assault, sexual exploitation, intimate partner violence, stalking, sexual or gender-based harassment, and other forms of campus violence. The Center will provide victims of all forms of campus violence with a single point of access where many partners with a united mission respond to provide comprehensive services.

The Counselor, under the supervision of the Title IX Coordinator and the Director of the Counseling Center/ Associate Director of Student Health Services, will primarily be responsible for providing a range of ongoing and crisis care to Reporting Parties from the Campus Violence Response Center. The Counselor will keep accurate documentation of all client services, including maintenance of all client files and statistics. The Counselor will provide victims with counseling options on and off campus and will be responsible for providing comprehensive survivor-focused services, including on-going therapy, crisis intervention, resource information, and service referral.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Completion of appropriate course work and supervised training as required by a graduate clinical social work or counseling curriculum;
  • Master of Social Work or Clinical/ Mental Health Counseling degree;
  • At least two years of post-degree clinical experience;
  • North Carolina license is required to allow the independent practice of Clinical/ Mental Health Counseling or Social Work;

Preferred Qualifications

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
Experience in counseling victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and understanding of issues pertaining to trauma, rape, interpersonal violence, abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, etc.

The Counselor must possess strong decision-making skills, problem-solving abilities, interpersonal, organizational, listening and analytical skills; experience in managing crises, prioritizing needs, responding to people in crises and sensitive situations; and the ability to handle confidential situations with sensitivity and objectivity. Ability to work in an environment with diverse students, faculty, and staff, and to work effectively and collaboratively with other University offices such as: Title IX, Dean of Students, Human Resources, Law Enforcement, UNCG Counseling Center.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of up-to-date, inclusive, counseling practice;
  • Thorough and demonstrated knowledge and application of Trauma-Informed care, including understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma while emphasizing physical, psychological and emotional safety;
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically, evaluate needs, and provide assistance with objectivity and sound management;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and cross-functionally;
  • Demonstrated ability to handle nuanced situations with objectivity, impartiality, and with high level of confidence.

Tenure Status N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete online application and upload cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references:

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to equality of employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or sexual orientation. Moreover, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels. EOE AA/M/F/D/V

Recruitment Range $40,000 - $55,000

Org #-Department Chancellor's Office - 68801

Job Open Date 02/03/2017

For Best Consideration Date 02/24/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? Yes

Time Limited Duration

This is a time-limited grant-funded position for 2 years

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Masters Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
    • In Process
  2. * What field is you Masters Degree in?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you licensed in North Carolina?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How many years of experience do you have in a directly related field?
    • 0 - 2 years
    • 2 - 4 years
    • 4+ years

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