Mental Health Counselor (1 Year Temporary)

Edmond, OK
Jul 25, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 2017-4277
Posted Date 7/24/2017
Org Number 010211
Department Center for Counseling & Well-Being
Division Vice President for Student Services
Job Type Staff
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range $21.15 per hour ($33,000 annually)
Targeted Job Start Date 8/21/2017
Hours Per Week 30
Weeks Per Year 52
Regular Workdays/Hours Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Preference Date ..

Position Overview

Performs supervised individual and group counseling, supervision, crisis intervention, and consultation/outreach. Provides psychological assessments, intakes and appropriate referrals. May perform other related tasks that are a part of the units operation, including developing and delivering communications or presentations. Complete required clinical documentation. Consult with supervisors and staff. Act as a campus resource on psychology and represent services to University community. At more senior levels, may coordinate clinical services and/or provide clinical supervision to other counselors and/or psychologists.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Performs psychological/psycho-educational assessments. Maintains appropriate case documentation, supervision and evaluation records. Contribute to clinical training of student-therapists, and serve the department, division, and university through consultation and participation on committees that are assigned. Develops and maintains on and off campus community collaborations Participates in outreach/consultation services to the campus community. Performs other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Director of Center for Counseling and Well-Being.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Requires a Master's degree in clinical mental health field plus 3+ years of relevant experience in the chosen field that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Licensed, or eligible for licensure in the State of Oklahoma In-depth knowledge of principles and practices of mental health counseling of young adults. Requires coursework in psychopathology of adults and DSM diagnostic skills. Experiences in counseling clients in crisis (danger to self and/or others). Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

In-depth knowledge of principles and practices of mental health counseling of young adults. Training in evidence-based practices for treating psychopathology of adults. Experience conducting assessments and utilizing DSM to determine diagnosis and course of treatment. Experience counseling clients in crisis (danger to self and/or others). Experience in a college counseling center or community mental health setting. Experience with Titanium electronic medical record and scheduling system. Experience conducting therapeutic groups doing anger management and drug and alcohol assessment and treatment.


Provides-in depth professional knowledge and understand to problem solving efforts. Develops standards for resolving routine problems. Serves as a resource to others within the department/business unit. Demonstrated ability to apply a wide range of clinical techniques with a diverse population. Well-developed skills in therapy, assessment, and written and oral communication. Work is substantially complex and varied, and requires the interpretation of technical and detailed guidelines, policies and procedures in combination. This position requires the successful candidate to maintain a smart phone on which to receive telephone calls, email, and SMS messages from participants and authorized Wellness Center personnel.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.

Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.