Primary Purpose of Position
The counselor works with a diverse student population with concerns related to addictions, personal, and career development. The following represent some of the processes in completing the counseling duties: establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, other staff members, campus community, and general public; exercise, good judgment in appraising situations and making recommendations and clinical decisions; maintain daily records of all students receiving on-going counseling; make appropriate referrals to other agencies; make appropriate and effective use of counseling interventions, resources, and instruments. Must have a strong interest and skills in working college athletes.
Applicants that apply to this position will also be considered for position 000477, an identical Clinical Counselor position.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
Counseling Services, an International Association of Counseling Services (IACS) accredited unit in the Division of Student Affairs, offers a variety of services to help all currently enrolled North Carolina A&T State University students address challenges and difficulties they may face. Our services are designed to help students understand themselves better, create and maintain healthy relationships, improve their academic performance and make satisfying career and life choices. We are dedicated to helping our students by providing brief counseling from a wide spectrum of services. Those include individual and group counseling, outreach and consultation, training and supervision, teaching, psychological testing, and research. If more intensive or specialized care is needed, we will assist with making referrals to healthcare providers in the community.
Masters’ degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related discipline from an accredited graduate program, two years of university counseling center experience, knowledgeable of current counseling methods, principles and appraisals, brief therapy experience, demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues, strong interpersonal skills, and a passion for outreach.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Doctorate degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related discipline from an accredited graduate program.
Required License or Certification
Licensed or licensed eligible as a mental health provider in the state of NC within two years of employment