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Position Title
Mental Health Counselor

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Counseling and Testing Services

Salary Range
32-35K for 9 months/40hrs/week

Position Description
Counseling and Testing Services is responsible for providing mental health services to all currently enrolled high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Students pursuing art careers away from home and in a new environment, can experience new pressures that may interfere with living and learning. The Counseling Center, staffed with certified counselors available for individual and group sessions, offers students a confidential and secure environment in which to discuss issues ranging from personal problems to life goals. Fulltime counselors help students identify stresses, explore acceptable forms of emotional expression and behavior, and establish healthy mental attitudes to facilitate both personal and professional growth.

Provide individual and group counseling and/or psychotherapy, assessment, and crisis intervention services. Design and conduct developmental and outreach program activities. provide consultation services, as requested, to student groups, faculty and staff within the university. Participate in research and service evaluation activities. Provide necessary raining and supervision to paraprofessionals, graduate trainees and post-doctoral fellow/residents. Perform other assigned functions that contribute to the service offerings of the center and the academic mission of the institution. Participate in peer review clinical work using audio-video recordings. Abide by the professional code of ethics indicated by the appropriate licensure board. Should hold membership in and participate in appropriate professional organizations.

Minimum Qualifications
Relevant Professional degree and licensure in the appropriate clinical field of psychology, social work, or mental health.

Candidate must have documentation of supervised experience at the graduate level in counseling of college-aged students. Professional mus have personal attributes that enable them to facilitate effective interpersonal relationships and to communicate whit a wide range of students, faculty staff, and administrators.

Desired Qualifications
Comprehensive understanding of Client directed, outcome informed care, use of Partners in Change Outcome Management System (PCOMS). Works from strength-based paradigms of care (e.g, ACT, solution-focused therapy, etc.).

University Description
As America’s first state-supported arts school, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is a unique stand-alone public university of arts conservatories. With a high school component, UNCSA is a degree-granting institution that trains young people of talent in music, dance, drama, filmmaking, and design and production. Established by the N.C. General Assembly in 1963, the School of the Arts opened in Winston-Salem (“The City of Arts and Innovation”) in 1965 and became part of the University of North Carolina system in 1972. For more information, visit www.uncsa.edu.

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Required Application Materials
This position requires an EPA application, letter of interest, résumé and contact information for at least three references. To complete the application process, you must attach 3 separate documents to represent the following: - Cover letter/letter of interest - résumé - Contact information for 3 references (please use the "other" option for this attachment) Other materials may be requested at a later time. Applications will be treated confidentially until the final stages of the search process. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please visit our website at www.uncsa.edu The University of North Carolina School of the Arts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Your application will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position

Application Deadline

Starting Date
August 15, 2013

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