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Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or related field, or Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field, and eligibility for appropriate licensure in North Carolina. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain licensure in North Carolina within one year of start date and maintain licensure for the continuation of the appointment.
Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or related field, or Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field, and eligibility for appropriate licensure in North Carolina.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties of the position include short-term individual, group, and couples therapy; psychological assessment; crisis intervention; consultation; outreach and psychoeducational workshops (sometimes after hours); clinical supervision and training; case management as needed; liaison/consultant relationships with university partners; and rotating after hours emergency/crisis on call responsibilities.
Specific responsibilities of this position include:
Participate on the Counseling Center's Diversity Outreach team to guide consultation and outreach efforts that reduce barriers and improve access for students with underrepresented racial and ethnic identities.
Provide psychoeducational workshops and outreach programs that target the needs of traditionally underrepresented students.
Provide consultation, increase Counseling Center visibility, and expand relationships with student groups representing broad racial and ethnic identities.
Collaborate with other departments within the Division of Student Affairs (e.g. Multicultural Student Development, University Housing) and across the campus (e.g. Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Disability Services) to further develop an inclusive, healthy, and just campus environment for all students.
Engage in ongoing assessment of the needs of traditionally underrepresented students, and develop and evaluate Counseling Center clinical services, outreach, and training to meet those needs.
Promote visibility and de-stigmatization of mental health services to underserved students in a way that is sensitive to and informed by social justice principles.
Provide training to all levels of trainees within the Counseling Center, and coordinate professional development opportunities for staff, that enhances the Counseling Center's emphasis on providing culturally competent clinical services.
Candidates should have: 1. Interest and experience providing clinical services and outreach programming to students representing a range of racial and ethnic identities. 2. Interest and experience building relationships with student groups representing a variety of racial and ethnic identities.
Candidates should also be committed to a proactive student development perspective involving an active relationship with the campus community; be team-oriented and collaborative with students, colleagues, and university staff; have broad generalist clinical skills in assessing and intervening with a wide range of disorders, concerns, and degrees of pathology; and have experience in a university counseling center.
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., with occasional responsibilities after business hours.
Department: Counseling Center & Psychological Services - 315100
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.