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Mental Health Counselor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This is an EHRA position. PLEASE NOTE: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application process as required by state regulations WILL result in your application being rejected for the vacancy and you will not be considered for the position. Other materials may be requested at a later time. Applications will be treated confidentially until the final stages of the search process. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Mental Health Counselor
Position Type IRPS
Position Number
Full/Part Time Full-time
School/Department Information

The Department of Counseling Services is under the Division of Student Affairs. The purpose of Counseling Services is to provide emotional, psychological, and interpersonal support, as well as substance abuse assessment and intervention for students enrolled at UNC School of the Arts in either high school, undergraduate, or graduate programs.

Work Schedule and hours

8:00am-5pm M, T, W, TH, F and serve on-call rotation with other counselors, which may require evenings and weekends.

Description of Responsibilities and Duties

•Provide individual and group counseling and/or psychotherapy, assessment, and crisis intervention services.
•Design and conduct developmental and outreach program activities.
•Provide consultation services, as requested, to student groups, faculty, and staff within the university.
•Participate in research and service evaluation activities (e.g., using ASIST software).
•Provide necessary training and supervision to paraprofessionals, graduate trainees and post-doctoral fellow/residents.
•Perform other assigned functions that contribute to the service offerings of the center and the academic mission of the institution (e.g., teaching, committee work, liaison with academic, art, and/or administrative units, participation in university program development, etc.).
•Participate in peer review clinical work using audio-video recordings.
•Abide by the professional code of ethics indicated by the appropriate licensure board.
•Professional staff should hold membership in and participate in appropriate professional organization(s).
•Professional staff should undergo professional development activities to maintain professional, active licensure status.

Minimum Qualifications

Relevant Professional degree and licensure in the appropriate clinical field of psychology, social work, or mental health. 

Preferred Qualifications

•Licensed mental health professional. The mental health professional should hold or be eligible for a license (e.g., LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LPA, Lic Psych) to practice mental health counseling independently in the State of North Carolina.
•Professional staff must have had a supervised internship, clinical field placement or practicum experience with diverse populations as a part of the degree requirement.
•Doctoral level staff must have a degree in counselor education, counseling psychology, clinical psychology or other closely related discipline and should be licensed/certified to practice within their specialty. Non-doctoral staff should be appropriately licensed/certified or registered according to their level of education, training, and professional experience as determined by state regulations.
•Professional staff must demonstrate knowledge of principles of program development, consultation, outreach, developmental theories of adolescent and adult, and be able to understand the person in the context of diverse social and cultural milieu.
•When a staff member has the responsibility for the clinical supervision of other professional staff members or of graduate student trainees, the staff member must hold the doctorate or have an appropriate master’s degree and experience in the training of other professionals.
•Knowledge of EHR/EMR Titanium Scheduling Software

Terms of Employment 9 months
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•Current knowledge of substance use trends among college student population
•Familiarity with the use of an EHR/EMR (e.g. Titanium Scheduling Software)
•Familiarity with MyOutcomes or BetterOutcomesNow and/or Partners in Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS)
•Public speaking
•Classroom instruction
•Ability to receive and integrate feedback regarding clinical practice and professionalism
•Ability to work independently using their best clinical judgment, which may include seeking professional consultation from other licensed professionals in the center

Special Conditions for Eligibility

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS99P
Open Date 08/29/2017
Close Date 09/28/2017
Open Until Filled No
Salary Range
Recruitment Range, if applicable
Special Instructions to Applicants

This is an EHRA position.

PLEASE NOTE: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment.

Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered.

Failure to complete the application process as required by state regulations WILL result in your application being rejected for the vacancy and you will not be considered for the position.

Other materials may be requested at a later time.

Applications will be treated confidentially until the final stages of the search process. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. Describe your experience in measuring your clinical effectiveness using formalized assessment tools, such as Partners in Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS) or software programs such as MyOutcomes or BetterOutcomesNow.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. What is the highest level of licensure attained?
    • LPC
    • LPCA
    • LMFT
    • LMFTA
    • LCSW
    • LCSWA
    • LSW
    • LSWA
    • Licensed Psychologist
    • Psychological Associate
    • Other
  4. If "Other", please list here:

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts