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Mental Health Counselor

Georgia Southern University

Job Title: Mental Health Counselor
Reference Code: 1486868
Job Location: Statesboro , GA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Psychology
Advising/counseling/support
Social work
Application Closing Date: 6/21/2019
Date Posted: 2019-06-03
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description


Mental Health Counselor
Georgia Southern University


Requisition Number: STA002374

Department: 3900410301-Counseling Center

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Counseling Center. The Mental Health Counselor (MHC) provides direct clinical services to students, outreach programming and professional training to the Georgia Southern community on a variety of mental health issues, clinical training to practicum students and interns as needed, and consultations to faculty and staff regarding college student mental health.

Essential Functions

  • Provides individual, couples, and group therapy to Georgia Southern students.
  • Provides crisis on-call service in rotation with other clinical staff.
  • Provides crisis/triage assessment and responds to students as needed.
  • Participates in various training programs housed within the Counseling Center.
  • Provides outreach programming and consultations to campus community.
  • Maintains all relevant ethical, legal, and professional standards of practice for Professional Counselors or Social Workers (as relevant to credentials) in the state of GA.
  • Maintain licensure as a Professional Counselor or Social Worker (as relevant to credentials) within the state of Georgia.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education Required:
Masterís Degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or a related field; licensed as an LPC or LCSW in the State of Georgia or ability to obtain relevant Associate License (LAPC/LMSW) within three months of start date and full license within three years of start date.

Minimum Experience Required:
One or more years of related work experience

Minimum Experience Required:
One or more years of related work experience

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

Preferred Education:


Preferred Experience::
Previous experience working in a University Counseling Center; experience with public speaking


Information and Application Process Instructions

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Job Open Date: 05/31/2019

Job Closing Date: 6/21/2019

Special Instructions Summary:

To apply, visit: https://employment.georgiasouthern.edu/postings/59541

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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