Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Position DetailsPosition TypeAcademic Support ProfessionalClassification TitleMedical Social ConsultantPosition's Functional TitleClinical Mental Health CounselorPosition Start Date08/03/2020Position End Date (if temporary)Position Summary
The Clinical Mental Health Counselor provides overall clinical and outreach/educational programming services to best meet the needs of the Governors State University diverse student population. Specific responsibilities include intake, assessment, time-limited individual counseling, outreach, consultation and crisis intervention in the areas of mental health and wellness. The Clinical Mental Health Counselor serves as a member of the Counseling and Wellness Center. The Clinical Mental Health Counselor provides clinical consultation to the university faculty and staff, ensures compliance with accepted clinical standards and regulatory requirements, and serves as a point person for parents of students with mental health questions.
Starting Salary Range: up to $60,000.00.
(This is a non-negotiated position. Salary starts at the base and is determined based on Education and Experience exceeding the minimum qualifications).
TWO VACANCIES AVAILABLE.Minimum Qualifications
REQUIRED: COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY TRANSCRIPTS, WHICH INCLUDES THE EARNED DEGREE AND CONFERRED DATE MUST BE ATTACHED FOR CONSIDERATION OF THIS POSITION (See “Special instructions to applicants” section below)
1. Master’s degree from an accredited school or university in social or behavioral science or a related health specialty area including counseling and psychology.
Based on institutional requirements for each position:
A. Current State of IL Licensure as a Licensed Social Worker or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
B. Three (3) years (36 months) of progressively more responsible full-time experience in social work in a medical/clinical or social service agency setting.
Experience in a college or university with a residential and large commuter student population.
Three or more years of clinical and administrative experience in a university and/or college counseling center.
For consideration, applicants are required to attach the following:
1: All College/University Transcripts (use “Transcripts” or “Other” to attach document).
2: Online Application – Must be fully completed, include all dates of employment, employment status (full-time or if part-time, include percentages), job duties and responsibilities (full details).
3: Cover Letter .
5: A list of three Professional References.
Illinois residency required within 180 days of the hire date.
CREDENTIAL ASSESSMENT EXAM DETAILS:
This vacancy involves a Credential Assessment Examination which consist of a review and rating of the applicants Education, Experience, Licenses, and other qualifications. Applicants are required to provide electronic documentation as listed above to verify that the minimum qualifications for this position has been met.
VETERAN’S PREFERENCE POINTS:
Veterans may be eligible to receive additional points on a passing final examination score. To determine eligibility, submit one of the following documents to the Department of Human Resources:
1: Department of Defense – DD214/DD215
2: National Guard – NGB22 Form
3: Discharge Orders
4: Reserves – DD256 Discharge Certificate
Notes: Must be received by the closing date of this postingSupplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Are you a resident of the State of Illinois?
- Do you have a Master's degree?
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation
- Certification/Professional License
- List of References
- Veteran’s Preference Points Documentation