Wellness Outreach Coordinator

Jul 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Wellness Outreach Coordinator

About Susquehanna	
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating undergraduate students for productive lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse and interconnected world. Its more than 2,100 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.

Position Summary	
Job Summary
The Wellness Outreach Coordinator provides leadership within the Counseling Center and Student Life in carrying out the work of supporting our students in addressing timely mental health and wellness topics. The Counseling Center staff functions in a cooperative and collaborative environment, and the Coordinator contributes to this both internally and within the larger university. Consistent with our commitment to provide a safe, welcoming, and supportive environment for all persons who walk through our door, the coordinator provides culturally appropriate services to all students. This ls a full-time 10-month position (August through May).

Outreach Responsibilities
• Support the Counseling Center through the provision of preventive wellness programming, health education including but not limited to planning and implementation social marketing campaigns, depression/anxiety screening days, advertisement of the Counseling Center's services, leading mental health theme­ weeks, substance abuse prevention, suicide prevention programs
• Partner with Director and other colleagues to coordinate the Counseling Center's social media presence along with other marketing initiatives.
• Develop and lead strategic initiatives related to outreach, prevention, consultation, and mission of the Counseling Center
• Extend the Counseling Center's work with underrepresented groups
• Supervise the Peer Education program including but not limited to building
training curriculum, setting learning goals, scheduling, and evaluation.
• Provide leadership to the University community regarding assessment of mental health and AOD educational needs
• Participate in outreach and peer training efforts, particularly in areas of expertise, including collaborating with Student Life staff and/or faculty
• Lead the Counseling Center assessment program including outcome measures, client satisfaction and student learning outcomes.
• Develop and implement an outreach plan for underrepresented and at-risk populations

Clinical Responsibilities
• Provide clinical counseling services (individual & group therapy, on-line WellTrak program, evaluation, crisis intervention, referral) to Susquehanna University students.
• Maintain relevant paperwork and documentation.
• Consult with students, parents, faculty and staff regarding mental health and developmental needs of students as needed and appropriate.
• Periodically provide evening and weekend on-call coverage during the academic year.
• Provide Clinical Supervision to pre-masters and/ post master's counselors

Other Responsibilities
• Participate in/chair committees as assigned by the Director on an ongoing or as­ needed basis.
• Occasionally represent the Counseling Center at University events such as Admissions Open Houses and other Campus events
• Assume oversight for Counseling Center when the Director is unavailable.

Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of English language including meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar. Skilled at written and verbal communication, including formal presentation to groups. Ability to set priorities and advocate team concepts; work collaboratively with faculty and staff.

Physical Requirements
Working conditions are normal office environment. Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time. Position requires the ability to move about the campus. Position requires the ability to talk and to hear instruction. Position requires occasional manual dexterity and the ability to use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle, and reach. Position requires occasional stooping, crouching and bending. Position requires the ability to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.

Required Qualifications	
• Doctorate or Master's in psychology, counseling, or social work.
• Appropriate licensure or license-eligible in Pennsylvania

• Three years' clinical experience.

Preferred Qualifications	
• Experience working within a college or university counseling center
• Experience or expertise in working with men and masculinity issues

Full-Time/Part-Time: Temporary
Posting date: 07/26/2017
Closing date: 08/26/2017
Open Until Filled: No
Posting Number: AH00424

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