Multicultural Coordinator / Counselor

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Position Number: 00060571

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Counseling Center assists NC State students experiencing personal, academic or vocational problems. The goal of the Counseling Center is to provide students with professional counseling services and outreach to help them cope with issues that may impede successful academic performance. The Counseling Center also offers crisis intervention and psychological/psychiatric assessment as well as consultation with others who have concerns about the mental/emotional state of NC State students. Our services are primarily short-term in nature and we make referrals to other helping professionals and community agencies as appropriate.

Essential Job Duties: One full-time, 12-month position with responsibility to assist in all areas of Counseling Center functioning including: a)Individual and group counseling of NC State students/clients (personal, academic, and vocational assessment and counseling); psychological assessment; developmental and crisis counseling; couples counseling; evaluation of students for withdrawal from the University. b)Development and participation in outreach programming. c)Consultation with faculty staff, parents, and others. d)Providing evaluations and recommendations regarding students with academic and conduct problems. e)Some participation in after hours "on call" and possible evening office hours. f)General administrative responsibilities g)Coordinate multicultural services- Multicultural Coordinator responsibilities: *Work collaboratively with members of the Administrative team and staff to ensure Counseling Center's mission in providing multiculturally affirming clinical services and outreach to the university community. *Provide leadership in the Center's ongoing efforts in reducing cultural stigma of mental health treatment, microagressions, and the exercise of power and privilege in clinical practice. *Serve as chair of Multicultural Committee. *Build relationships within University and larger community that support diversity initiatives. *Engage with multidisciplinary team approach and support efforts in outreach, training, group counseling, assessment, and continuing education.

Minimum Education/Experience: *Master's degree required and a doctorate preferred in psychology, counseling, or clinical social work or closely-related field. *Fully Licensed (or license eligible) in the State of North Carolina in appropriate discipline and maintained according to NC laws.

Department Required Skills : Strong clinical skills and interpersonal skills and a well-integrated understanding of short-term therapy, crisis intervention, community consultation, and outreach programming are necessary. Demonstrated interest in coordinating diversity and inclusion efforts at the NC State Counseling Center. Successful candidates will be strong generalist clinicians who are multiculturally affirming and possess competence and experience in working with diverse populations. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a cohesive team-oriented environment. Knowledge of legal and ethical issues in counseling.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Experience in a university counseling center. Preference for candidates who have experience and strong interest in providing outreach. Experience utilizing a time-limited model of care. Experience and knowledge of electronic medical records systems (Titanium) that employ electronic record keeping, scheduling and data collection is preferred. Thorough knowledge of ethics and law in research/data applications for contemporary issues in psychology, especially as related to individual and cultural diversity in emerging adults.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: State of North Carolina Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or eligible to attain such licensure within one year of hire due to an out of state move.

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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