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Position Title
Suicide Prevention Program Coordinator

Salisbury University

Counseling Center

Salary Range
commensurate with experience

Position Description
Responsible for the development and administration of a suicide prevention and mental health promotion program; design and execute multimodal and ongoing education related to suicide prevention and mental health promotion; assist with conducting needs assessments and evaluating programs and services; collaborate with campus and community services to assure a coordinated effort; and other duties as assigned. This is a full-time exempt contractual position funded through a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and with a limited benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications
Masterís degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field required, Ph.D. preferred; licensed in Maryland or eligible for licensure, as appropriate; and three years related experience. Previous higher education experience in the areas of suicide prevention and mental health promotion, program development, and evaluation are desired.

Desired Qualifications
Ability to develop and evaluate programs; ability to work effectively with diverse groups; excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, organizational, and written & oral communication skills; ability to work with the interdependent systems that exist in a university setting; and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

University Description
Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited 4-year comprehensive institution offering 55 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Approximately 8400 students are enrolled.

Region Description
Salisbury University is located on the historic Eastern Shore of Maryland. Salisbury, MD is about 2 1/2 hours from Balitmore, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. It is 30 miles from Ocean City.

Required Application Materials
Applications will be accepted via Salisbury Universityís Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: A cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.

Application Deadline
Applications received by October 14, 2012 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all those qualified, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Starting Date
As soon as possible

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Mailing Address
1101 Camden Avenue
Salisbury, MD 21801

Phone Number
410 543-6070

Email Address

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