Coordinator of Services for Asian & Asian-American Students
The Johns Hopkins University Student Health & Well-Being practice group supports well-being, primary care, and mental health services for JHU students and learners across all nine schools within the University. Our integrated service delivery model provides dynamic health and well-being promotion, support and programming, student disability services including guidance and resources, and in-person primary and mental health care options at our clinics as well as remote support though phone and online resources.
We define well-being as an optimal and dynamic state that allows people and communities achieve their full potential. By focusing on the whole — the whole person, the whole educational experience, the whole institution, the whole community — well-being becomes a multifaceted goal and a shared responsibility for the entire institution.
We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and supporting the professional development of a diverse team of practitioners and support staff who bring a range of intersecting identities as well as personal and professional experiences to their roles. The Johns Hopkins University comprises undergraduate and graduate students and learners from across the globe, and the Division of Student Health and Well-being prioritizes innovative care delivery models to meet the evolving needs of our stakeholders and to support the development and sustainability of well-being.
The Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center (CC) provides services to students in full-time graduate and undergraduate academic programs in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering located on the Homewood campus, as well as the School of Education and Peabody Institute of Music.
We are seeking a Staff Counselor & Coordinator of Services for Asian & Asian-American Students
(Mental Health Therapist) who will focus primarily on developing and providing services for Asian & Asian-American students. This person is expected to work collaboratively with other offices on campus to develop systems and programs that will be particularly, but not exclusively, supportive for Asian and Asian-American students. The approach will emphasize capitalizing on the students' resilience and other skills and capacities that have brought them to JHU.
As with all Counseling Center staff, this person will also operate as a generalist who provides a full range of clinical services including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, outreach, consultation, supervision, and training. It is anticipated that the person in this position will provide some services at other campus location in Baltimore and Washington, DC. Flexible hours are required at key times in the academic year including evenings and weekends.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Provides clinical services, including initial consultations, individual counseling, group counseling, couples/relationship counseling and crisis intervention to JHU students, with a special emphasis on services for Asian & Asian-American students.
- Provides outreach, and consultation services to the university community, particularly regarding the unique experiences of Asian & Asian-American students.
- Provides and participates in opportunities for less formal interactions with Asian & Asian-American students outside of the CC.
- Works collaboratively with other offices on campus to develop and provide a network of supportive services for Asian & Asian-American students.
- Develops close collaborative ties to offices on campus that serve Asian & Asian-American students; in particular, maintains a strong liaison relationship with the Center for Diversity & Inclusion (CDI).
- Provides afterhours (as backup to ProtoCall) on-call shifts, in rotation with the rest of the clinical staff.
- Shares expertise and provides training regarding Asian & Asian-American students to CC staff, including CC doctoral interns.
- Works to remain up-to-date regarding the literature on the needs of Asian & Asian-American students and research supported strategies and interventions targeted toward this population.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master's Degree in Counseling required.
- Must be eligible to be licensed as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland or obtain LCPC licensure within 1 year of hire
- Two years of experience providing clinical services is required for Masters level applicants.
- Experience providing services to Asian & Asian-American students.
- Experience providing services to college/college-aged students.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities
- Ability to work with a wide range of college student presenting concerns in individual and group counseling, with special expertise and experience working with Asian & Asian-American students.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student groups.
- Ability to effectively engage audiences during presentations.
- Commitment to actively engage in practice with diverse populations.
- Commitment to one's own ongoing development of multicultural competence as a professional.
- Dual-language proficiency to conduct consultation and counseling is valued but not required; Mandarin preferred.
- The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion and advance these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.
- Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
- Starting Date: as soon as possible.
- To view complete posting and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.jhu.edu and search for job title. Please include a cover letter with your application materials.
Classified Title: Mental Health Therapist
Working Title: Coordinator of Services for Asian & Asian-American Students
Starting Salary Range: $46,560 - $64,100 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Homewood Campus
Department name: Counseling Center
Personnel area: University Student Services
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.
Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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