Mental Health Counselor/Clinical Supervisor

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Position Title Mental Health Counselor/Clinical Supervisor Position Status Full-Time Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Counseling Services, the Mental Health Counselor/Clinical Supervisor will provide short-term counseling to students on a variety of issues which may impact the student’s academic success or quality of life and conduct training and clinical supervision for graduate level counseling interns.


Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration and active support of the University’s Mission and Catholic and Lasallian higher education.

-Provide short-term counseling to students on a variety of issues impacting the student’s academic success or quality of life.
-Conduct training and clinical supervision for graduate level counseling interns
-Assist in the development and provision of group counseling services as needed. -Provide informational, evidence-based psycho-educational programming to students
-Maintain relationships with outside resources in order to facilitate appropriate referrals for students as needed.
-Provide on-call response, clinical and administrative leadership in the absence of the Director of Counseling Services as directed.
-Complete appropriate clinical documentation on all client consultation and supervision contacts.
-Offer crisis intervention to students in distress
-Participate on campus committees and boards as approved by supervisor
-May serve in confidential advising role as directed and in compliance with the Illinois Higher Education Act to students who are victims of gender-based violence
-Participate in weekly or bi-monthly individual and group supervisory meetings.
-Provide consultative functions with established campus groups and personnel.
-Assist in planning for present and future clinical services and utilization of best practice and evidence-based treatment models and initiatives
-Participate in the process of collecting and analyzing data on counseling services trends, activities and services
-Adhere to policies of the Center and University
-Adhere to ethics of the American Counseling Association
-Provide other assigned functions that contribute to the service offerings of the center and mission of the University
-Must maintain appropriate malpractice and liability insurance

Minimum Qualifications

Completed graduate degree program in Counseling or related discipline. Minimum of four years of clinical mental health counseling experience. Current second level licensure, i.e., LCPC under the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation is required. Completion of mandatory clinical supervision trainings as required for licensure; experience providing clinical supervision preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of college student development theories and practice. Demonstrated experience providing clinical experience with a wide range of presenting issues, including assessment, managing risk and treatment of serious mental health concerns (i.e. suicide risk assessment). Must demonstrate knowledge and skill in the area of crisis intervention, trauma informed response to gender based violence, program development, consultation, and outreach. Must present demonstrated competence with multicultural and other diverse populations. If requested to serve as campus confidential advisory role for Title IX – must compete approved 40 hour training in sexual violence pertaining to role.

Preferred Qualifications

Five years plus counseling experience. Provision of clinical supervision experience preferred and working with college students in university setting highly preferred.

Essential Duties Work hours

Full Time exempt for 10 months – two days/week in June and July. Daily scheduling flexibility by departmental needs. Additional service may be indicated in case of an emergency or crisis situation.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00443 Posting Date 12/13/2018 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current LCPC license in Illinois?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience providing counseling services to adolescents/young adults?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience providing clinical supervision to graduate level counseling intern students?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 1/22/2019
    Application Due: 1/28/2019
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