Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Suicide Prevention Outreach Coordinator

University
Texas Christian University

Department
Counseling Center

Salary Range
commensurate with experience

Position Description
Support all activities of the HOPE Initiative, a comprehensive campus suicide prevention program funded by a SAMHSA Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Campus Suicide Prevention Grant by marketing and promotion of community-based suicide prevention outreach activities, scheduling training for faculty, staff and students; assisting in community mental health education needs-assessment, maintaining informational resources, and collecting data on outcomes.

Minimum Qualifications
Education
Required Masterís degree from an accredited university in one of the following fields:
Public Health, Public Health Promotion, Health and Wellness Promotion, Community Health Education, Strategic Communication, or related degrees, or degrees related to practice of mental health, including social work, psychology, community mental health, or related health care or human services degrees
Experience
Required 2 years working in public health, community health, health promotion, health marketing, in a community setting such as school, university, public agency, or occupational setting. Pertinent educational experiences (research assistantships, community health internships, peer health educator positions or similar) may count towards experience.

Desired Qualifications
CHES preferred, not required.
Skilled in planning and coordinating effective health education programs.effective public speaking and presentation skills; expertise in communication with diverse populations; strong organizational skills with attention to details, strong oral and written communication skills

University Description
Texas Christian University is a private, four-year teaching and research university located in Fort Worth, Texas. In the fall of 2012, TCU enrolled 9,725 students. Of
these, 7,850 were undergraduates, and 1,290 were graduate students. The TCU campus occupies 272 acres in a residential neighborhood five miles from downtown Fort Worth. TCU has many colleges of distinction such as the Neely School of Business, ranked in the top 20 business schools by the Wall Street Journal. TCU is historically affiliated with, but not governed by, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ.) The institution is committed to values-center education that promotes high academic achievement, inclusiveness, respect for the individual, and service to others.

Region Description
Fort Worth is one of Americaís fastest growing cities with a population of 741,000. Fort Worth is a welcoming city, that offers a unique mix of small-town friendliness and a vibrant commerce, arts and entertainment scene. It is well-known for its cultural attractions such as the Kimbell Art Museum, the Fort Worth Modern Art Museum, and the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.

Required Application Materials
TCU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To apply, submit online application at http://www.hr.tcu.edu/300.htm Go to "Staff Vacanices- EXTERNAL APPLICANTS and search FIND JOBS, look in "Departments" for "Counseling Center".

Application Deadline
We will begin reviewing applications by February 25, and the position will reamin open until filled.

Starting Date
As soon as possible

Send Applications To:
apply online only

Mailing Address

Fort Worth , TX 76129

Phone Number
817-257-7863

Email Address
e.c.wood@tcu.edu

Web Address
http://www.counseling.tcu.edu

This listing expires on:
4/30/2013


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