Positions in Counseling Centers

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Eastern Oregon University

Student Affairs

Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience

Position Description
The clinician will provide individual, couples and group therapy to students; conduct initial screenings/intakes; manage crises and psychological emergencies; implement and participate in prevention and outreach education programs for students; provide consultation to faculty, staff, and parents regarding mental health issues that affect the well-being of students; consult and collaborate with counseling, health, and wellness staff within an integrated services environment, as well as with community resources, to enhance effective treatment and case management of students with diverse life needs and/or various mental health issues; and participate on University committees. This position includes opportunities for supervision towards licensure.

Provides direct clinical services, ensures proactive education and prevention outreach activities, participates in crisis management, and provides psychological consultation services.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in counseling, social work or a related mental health field. One year post-graduate experience in the mental health field

Hold a current OR license or be license-eligible in the state of OR as a LCSW, LPC, or other related mental health professional within two years of employment

Desired Qualifications
Psy.D. or Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology; A minimum of one year of experience as a therapist on a college or university campus; Expertise in one or more of these areas: men’s issues, Veterans, alcohol & drug issues

Hold a current OR license or be license-eligible in the state of OR as a Psychologist within two years of employment

Special Instructions
This position is a 12-month contract at .8333 FTE with “peak” (during the academic year) and “non-peak” (during summer months and winter break) work times.

In the Applicant document section please upload a brief statement, approximately one paragraph, explaining your approach to providing clinical services in a university counseling center.

University Description
Set in an historic small town, nestled at the base of the Blue Mountains and surrounded by fertile farmlands and breathtaking mountain wilderness, Eastern Oregon University is a great place to work. A member of the Oregon University System, Eastern Oregon is committed to students with roots in the intermountain rural West.

A small intimate academic community, Eastern Oregon was ranked number two in the nation by Consumers Digest magazine as "Best Value for Public Colleges and Universities". With only two thousand students on campus, small intimate classes, and 350 faculty and staff who are passionate about undergraduate education and serving our rural region, EOU is a very special place.

The University guides student inquiry through integrated, high-quality liberal arts and professional programs, including: 23 bachelors degrees and partnership programs offering two bachelors degrees in nursing and five bachelors degrees in agriculture; more than 40 different minors; multiple pre-professional programs; and three masters degrees in business, teaching and science in education. Moreover, EOU is recognized as a national leader in distance education, offering extended opportunities for over two thousand additional students at 16 centers throughout the state and beyond.

Working in an environment where ideas are important, where critical thinking and collaboration are valued, can be exciting and rewarding and challenging. At EOU, youll work with bright, diverse, and dedicated people, all of whom share a deeply personal commitment to advance and sustain a very special learning environment.

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See posting at: https://eou.peopleadmin.com/

Application Deadline
Open til filled first cut off 02/28/13

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