Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Mental Health Clinician

University
University of Arkansas

Department
Counseling & Psychological Services

Salary Range
mid 40,000

Position Description
Individual, couple, family, and group counseling with students, faculty, staff, and eligible dependents; assessment; crisis intervention; outreach and consultation; supervision of graduate students from a variety of professional training programs; programmatically relevant research; and development of a specialty area of practice with a particular issue or clientele. We are strongly interested in candidates who can increase our visibility and credibility within the diverse community that is the University of Arkansas student body.

Minimum Qualifications
Masters in counselor education (CACREP accreditation doctorate preferred), doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology (APA accreditation preferred), or closely related discipline; or MSW from accredited social work program. Within 18 months of hire, must secure licensure in Arkansas for independent practice in one�s discipline. Must demonstrate clinical and outreach experience with a diverse population of students.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred are candidates who are bi-lingual. Also desirable is interest and expertise in substance abuse treatment. Prefer university counseling center experience.

University Description
Counseling & Psychological Services is the primary counseling center for the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas. The multicultural, multidisciplinary staff includes an office manager and three other office professionals, seven full-time clinicians, a case manager, the associate director, the director, two psychiatrists, a nurse, and typically four half-time graduate trainees. CAPS is a department of the Pat Walker Health Center. The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is the flagship campus of the UA system and has an enrollment of approximately 24,500 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

Region Description
Located in the Ozark Mountains, the northwest Arkansas metropolitan area enjoys a solid economic base and an abundance of recreational and cultural opportunities.

Required Application Materials
Send letter of application, vita or resume, and three current letters of reference (under separate covers, if possible)

Application Deadline
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Starting Date
Between July and late August 2013

Send Applications To:
Cece Hilliard, LCSW

Mailing Address
525 N. Garland
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone Number
479-575-5276

Email Address
hilliar@uark.edu

Web Address
health.uark.edu/caps.php

This listing expires on:
3/4/2013


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