Diversity Counselor - 9 Months

Employer
University of North Texas
Location
Denton
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Diversity & Inclusion

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Diversity Counselor - 9 Months

Department:

UNT-Counseling & Testing-160730

Job Location:

Denton

Salary Information:

$39,000.00

Department Summary:

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 services, 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.

Position Overview:

The Diversity Counselor will have multicultural expertise and knowledge relative to service delivery and best practices guidelines. This position will provide individual, group, and crisis counseling as assigned. If licensed for independent practice, then clinical and/or administrative supervision is received as indicated. Will provide supervision to trainees as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Clinical or Educational Psychology or related field.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• 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.
• Strong problem solving skills.
• College Counseling Center experience
• Experience utilizing Titanium software
• Demonstrates experience working with diverse populations
• Demonstrates sensitivity and appreciation for social justice, cultural humility, and inclusiveness.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College Counseling Center experience
  • Experience utilizing Titanium software
  • Bilingual
  • Full unrestricted license by the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or equivalent.

Required License / Registration / Certification:

  • Licensed by the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor – Associate, Licensed Master Social Worker, or equivalent.
  • If licensed at the Associate level, must obtain full licensure within 24 months of employment.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

Driving University Vehicle:

No

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

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.

Classification Title:

Counselor - 9 Months

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate

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Intake/ICON as evidenced by 1 audit per semester

a. Conducts a minimum of 2 ICONS per week
b. Client’s concerns and goals for seeking services are clearly stated
c. Assessment of Harm to Self or Others Data Form completed, if risk present
d. Plan (next appointment date/time) clearly indicated on Initial Data Form
e. Utilizes CCAPS data in decision making
f. ICON data form completed and signed by the end of next business day
g. Success Plan completed
h. Appropriate levels of care utilized; make appropriate referrals as indicated

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Individual Counseling as evidenced by 1 audit per semester

a. Conduct a minimum of 20 counseling sessions per week
b. Clinical interventions documented
c. Documentation of risk assessment, if indicated
d. Success plans updated as clinically indicated
e. CCAPS assessed every session
f. Evidenced based interventions utilized
g. Appropriate level of care
h. Provides culturally competent individual counseling for BIPOC students
i. Make appropriate referrals as indicated
j. Aware of off campus and on campus resources

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Group Counseling/Workshops

a. Facilitates identity-based workshops and group counseling designed to provide mental health support and education to students
b. Markets therapy group or workshops
c. Evaluates effectiveness/satisfaction of therapy groups and/or workshops

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Crisis Counseling

a. Available for crisis counseling in office as needed
b. Available for additional crisis times as needed
c. Documentation of crisis data form completed by end of the day
d. Completion of safety plan as needed
e. Utilizes supervision and consultation as appropriate
f. Keeps administrator and front desk informed of hospitalizations
g. Gets releases signed for external referrals and placed in file
h. Coordinates additional follow up and transport as needed
i. Obtains coverage during planned absences

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Teamwork

a. Available for after hour and weekend special assignments as needed
b. Volunteers for special projects
c. Volunteers to support/cover colleagues (i.e., crisis, etc.)
d. Collaborates and fosters positive internal and external working relationships

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Professional Development/Ethics/Legal Standards

a. Maintains CEU requirements and personal CE file as required by state licensure board
b. Maintains active license or working towards completion within 2 years
c. Active in professional organizations (membership, presentations, publications)
d. Aware of and maintains ethical standards of profession
e. Seeks consultation when faced with ethical dilemmas

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Multicultural Humility

a. Participates in department and university-wide multicultural training
b. Clinical documentation reflects multicultural sensitivity and awareness
c. Aware of multicultural dynamics in the workplace
d. Attends a minimum of two external and two internal trainings

o:

Professionalism

a. Promptness at all meetings
b. Promptness for scheduled work hours
c. Keeps supervisor informed of absences, lateness or schedule conflicts
d. Maintains Titanium Schedule to reflect work schedule accurately
e. Participates in department committees as assigned
f. Positive work relationships
g. Responds to emails by the end of the next business day
h. Submits time sheets weekly
i. Reliable attendance

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Supervision

a. Provides supervision and training as assigned
b. Available for unofficial training and consultation
c. Participates in training activities as assigned
d. Documents supervision activities
e. Receptive to supervision and participates actively in personal supervision

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Liaison/Outreach Duties

a. Manages liaison duties as assigned
b. Is current on local, national and global issues and trends in diversity and inclusion and applies emerging information to inform services outreach, and training opportunities
c. Provides outreach services designed to provide mental health education to students, staff, faculty, administrators, and parents
d. Other outreach as assigned
e. Marketing outreach
f. Evaluates outreach programming as indicated

Posting Number:

S2372P

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/47910

Organization

Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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