Jul 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description: The Center for Counseling and Student Development is looking to hire a temporary Staff Counselor as part-time 15-20 hours for the 2017-2018 academic year (August 21, 2017 thru May 4, 2018). Hours work between 15-20 hours per week negotiable based on departmental needs. The Counselors' primary duty is to provide counseling and short-term treatment for students with psychological and developmental concerns. Specific Position Duties: Counseling individuals and groups regarding personal, social, and developmental concerns. Provide crisis intervention services including consultation, evaluation, counseling, referral, and follow-up. These services may include rotating coverage of daytime emergency crisis services. Carry out administrative duties as assigned by the Director. Provide consultation to parents, students, staff/faculty on as needed basis. Staff Counselors employed by the Center for Counseling and Student Development may report to either the Director or Associate Director of the Center for Counseling and Student Development. Due to the temporary nature of this position, it does not include a benefits package.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Marriage and Family Therapy, or other appropriate human services field. Three (3) years experience in Counseling. Demonstrated skills in short-term mental health counseling and appropriate assessment. Demonstrated interest in and experience working with college students including diverse and/or underrepresented college student populations. Demonstrated ability and interest in outreach programming. Demonstrated consultation skills. Knowledge of clinical evaluation techniques, computer programs and current research in the field. Fully licensed or certified in North Carolina in respective professional field.

Special Instructions to Applicants: In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit online a candidate profile, a letter of interest, a current resume, and a list of three references including contact information. Additionally, original official transcripts, a criminal background check, and three signed letters of reference 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.

Date Initial Screening Begins: 07-27-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

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