Counselor

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POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
154677

Job Title
Counselor

Official Title
Counselor

Position Number
00011263

Department
Counseling & Testing - 160730

Location
Denton

Is this an internal posting only?
Yes

Work Schedule
MON-FRI 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

Department Overview
**This position is open only to internal candidates in the Counseling & Testing Department.**

Counseling & Testing Services consists of two inter-related parts: The Counseling Center and Testing Services. We exist to serve the students and community of UNT in support of the mission of the University. Through our Counseling Center cervices, we strive to support the academic success and general well-being of UNT students through professional counseling, career counseling, consultation, mental-health screenings, educational programs and self-help resources as well as referral services. We offer to consult with Students, Parents, Faculty and Staff who may be concerned about a UNT student (while still respecting the confidentiality of our clients). With client permission, we often work closely with Physicians and psychiatrists, the Career Center, Office of Disability Accommodations, and many other helpful resources in order to provide the best overall care. Our Testing Services provides a wide range of services including traditional admissions testing, computer-based testing, career testing, and many other tests.

Job Description
The Counseling & Testing Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Counselor to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Provides short term individual, couples and group counseling to university students.
* Provides initial assessments and short term counseling services to students regarding problems relating to stress, developmental issues, interpersonal concerns, and other mental health issues.
* Conducts and evaluates psycho educational workshop programs and outreach.
* Participates in professional development and continuing education activities and consults with university personnel.
* Rotating on call duties and crisis intervention as assigned.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

Master's Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Clinical or Educational Psychology or related field. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Knowledge of professional counseling practices, policies, and procedures.
* Strong oral and written communications skills.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
* Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.

Required: Must be licensed by the State of Texas or the ability to obtain appropriate licensure within twenty-four months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Short term treatment orientation.
* Experience working in a College Counseling Setting.

Special Instructions to Applicants
**This position is open only to internal candidates in the Counseling & Testing Department.**

Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?
Yes

Driving a University Vehicle?
No

Job Open Date
01-11-2019

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Quicklink for Posting
jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65645

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Posted: 1/12/2019
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