Program Clinician

Job description

Program Clinician Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants must submit a candidate profile, along with attaching a current CV/resume, letter of interest, and list of references. Copies of transcripts may also be included with the application materials. The selected candidate of choice will have to provide official transcripts upon offer of employment. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Posting Details

Job TitleProgram ClinicianPosition Number PGCL--IDP--2020Vacancy Open to All Candidates Department AAH COE Interdisciplinary ProfessioDepartment Homepage Department COLLEGE OF EDUCATIONDivision Academic AffairsClassification Title Program ClinicianWorking Title Program ClinicianNumber of Vacancies 1Full Time Equivalent (FTE) .725Full Time or Part Time Part TimeSalary RangeCommensurate with QualificationsPosition Location (City) GreenvillePosition TypeNon-FacultyJob Category Non-Faculty Instructional & ResearchPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

The Counselor Education Program in the College of Education is seeking to hire staff for the SAMHSA grant award program FG000155-01 titled Don’t Wait-Communicate: Disaster Mental Health Preparation and Response in Rural Schools and Communities (Project Don’t Wait). The goal of Project Don’t Wait is to 1) improve the mental health of school-aged youth through increased access to disaster mental health services, 2) increase parental/family involvement to address the impact of adverse childhood experiences, 3) increase skills and responsiveness of professionals and community stakeholders to better identify and address the early indication of traumatic stress and other symptoms related to disasters, 4) foster collaborative home, school, university and rural community networks who are prepared to respond to disasters, and 5) build sustainable programs in rural schools by supporting district partners’ school behavioral health personnel capacity to implement disaster behavioral health treatment programming.

Job Duties

The Project Don’t Wait Faculty Directors are seeking temporary, part-time (.725FTE) clinicians/counselors to provide direct counseling services to K-12 students impacted by natural disasters. The clinicians will work directly with parents and families to build resource networks to address the idiosyncratic needs of students and families in relation to disasters (e.g., housing needs in circumstances of transiency and displacement, coordination of resources for specialty mental health counseling services if needed, substance use, in-patient, exceptional children services). The clinicians will also help students and parents establish plans to acquire economic and other necessary resources in cases of disasters, coordinate referrals, and follow-up sessions. The clinicians will facilitate intervention programs at schools that have been determined to have the most need for services. The lead clinician also will review the district’s crisis response policies and make recommendations for revisions to include disaster preparedness and response protocols relevant to the rural context grounded in evidence-based approaches. School-Based clinicians will report to the Project Don’t Wait Program Coordinator and Faculty Directors.

*This position is contingent upon availability of grant funds. The person in this position should have access to a computer and reliable internet in order to implement remote activities if necessary.

Job duties: Provide direct mental healthcare services, serve as a liaison for students, family, community members; Co-facilitate counseling intervention program; attend intervention trainings; connect students and their families with appropriate services embedded within the community who will provide service and support for non-academic issues that impact student learning and wellbeing; Engage in and enhance meaningful collaboration and relationships amongst school and community stakeholders; Actively engage in ongoing communication with parents to ensure they are informed about their child’s progress within the school and to ensure families are aware of school resources available for their child and their family; Work collaboratively with university and school staff; Facilitate the broad goals of grant program accordingly and collaboratively with teachers, school staff, the and ECU faculty members to ensure that procedures and schedules are implemented to carry out the Project Don’t Wait; assist in developing and implementing trainings: other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education/Experience

Masters in Counselor Education, or related field such as school counseling, or mental health counseling. Excellent oral and written communication skills; evidence of skills working with diverse student populations. Experience delivering comprehensive school or community-based counseling services. All qualifying degrees must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Preference will be given to candidates who have 2+ years of counseling experience with a track record of improving outcomes. Preferences will also be given to candidates licensed as NC School Counselors or Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors (full and associate level). Additional preferred qualities include the following: knowledge of public school and university partnerships. Demonstrated experience performing in a self-directed capacity; organized with attention to detail; innovation and outcome oriented; technologically proficient across multiple platforms; strong interpersonal relationship skills including collaboration with diverse individuals; highly motivated and receptive to innovative practices/procedures; and willing to work alone or as a group/team when necessary; experience with telehealth and communication.

License or Certification Required by the Department Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants must submit a candidate profile, along with attaching a current CV/resume, letter of interest, and list of references. Copies of transcripts may also be included with the application materials. The selected candidate of choice will have to provide official transcripts upon offer of employment.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 06/04/2020Open Until FilledYesJob Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.Initial Screening Begins 06/07/2020Rank LevelNot ApplicableQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected]du. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
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Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
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Posted: 8/8/2020
Application Due: 10/21/2020
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