Counselor/Social Worker

Job description

Position Number:

998978, 014113, 998657

Functional Title:

Counselor/Social Worker

Position Type:

Staff

Position Eclass:

EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The Counseling Center is a unit within UNCG’s Student Health Services. The UNCG Counseling Center provides a wide range of counseling and psychological services to currently enrolled UNCG students. The services may include: short term individual counseling, group therapy, workshops, psychiatric services, and a variety of outreach programs designed to promote self-help and personal growth. Our staff is committed to meeting the needs of people of diverse racial, ethnic and national backgrounds, gender, sexual/affectional orientations, mental and physical abilities, religious/spiritual beliefs, and socioeconomic backgrounds as well as other types of diversity.

Position Summary:

Group counseling and/or workshops to address students’ mental and emotional health needs. Short term individual counseling and/or psychotherapy in the areas of personal and educational difficulties, social conflicts, significant adjustment problems, and mental and emotional disorders, including initial assessments and crisis intervention. Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders. Appropriate clinical collaboration, consultation and documentation. Clinical Consultation and Outreach Programs that address developmental issues of students, as well as mental and emotional needs of students. Training of practicum/intern graduate students.

The department is recruiting to fill three (3) positions.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Completion of appropriate course work and supervised training as required by a graduate counseling or clinical social work curriculum.
•An earned Master of Social Work or Master of Counseling degree.
•A license is required to allow the practice of Counseling (Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor) or Social Work (Licensed Clinical Social Worker).
•Demonstrated proficiency in and a commitment to multicultural competence and experience working with individuals from culturally diverse populations, as well as underrepresented and/or underserved populations.
•Demonstrated understanding and clinical application of the intersectionality of identity and mental health.
•Demonstrated proficiency with the DSM-5.
•Ability to work effectively with young adults.
•Strong interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated proficiency in delivering mental health interventions via individual and group/workshop modalities.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues and team members.

Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates:

An earned Master of Social Work or Master of Counseling degree. A North Carolina license is required to allow the practice of Counseling (LCMHC/LCMHCA) or Social Work (LCSWA/LCSW).

Preferred Qualifications:

•Counseling experience in a college counseling center.
•Experience/Expertise in working with communities of color, marginalized communities, and/or issues of intersectionality, power, privilege and oppression.
•Ability to engage therapeutically in Spanish and English.

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Org #-Department:

Student Health Services - 44604

Job Open Date:

01/20/2021

For Best Consideration Date:

01/29/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

FTE:

1.000

Type of Appointment:

Permanent

Number of Months per Year:

12

FLSA:

Exempt

Percentage Of Time:

75%

Key Responsibility:

Psychotherapy

Essential Tasks:

Group, workshops, and individual counseling and/or psychotherapy in the areas of personal and educational difficulties, social conflicts, significant adjustment problems, and mental and emotional disorders, including crisis intervention. Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders. Group counseling and/or workshops to address students’ mental and emotional health needs. Appropriate clinical collaboration, consultation and documentation.

Percentage Of Time:

5%

Key Responsibility:

Consultation and Outreach

Essential Tasks:

Clinical Consultation and Outreach Programs that address developmental issues of students, as well as mental and emotional needs of students.

Percentage Of Time:

5%

Key Responsibility:

Training

Essential Tasks:

Training of practicum/intern graduate students.

Percentage Of Time:

10%

Key Responsibility:

Collaborative and Critical Engagement

Essential Tasks:

Staff meeting and case conferences within the center; participation in professional development; university-wide committees; staff planning, program planning, and evaluation of services.

Percentage Of Time:

5%

Key Responsibility:

Other Duties as Assigned

Essential Tasks:

Other duties related to the Center and/or University activities as assigned by the Director.

Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - f, Reading - f, Hearing - c, Talking - f, Standing - r, Sitting - f, Walking - r, Hand Movement-Grasping, Holding, Finger Dexterity, Writing - c, Eye-hand coordination, Vision-Color Distinction, Lifting-0-30 lbs., Bending, Reaching

Work Environment:

Night/Dark - r, Inside - f

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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