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Position Title
Staff Counselor

Wake Forest University

University Counseling Center

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Position Description
The Wake Forest University Counseling Center invites applications for a full-time 12-month Staff Counselor position. The successful candidate will have earned a Doctoral degree in clincial/counseling psychology or counseling (APA or CACREP accredited); or hold a Master’s degree in one of these fields (APA or CACREP accredited) and three years of experience. Candidates must be either licensed or license eligible in North Carolina. Experience as a counselor in a university counseling center is desirable. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to short-term individual counseling, group counseling, outreach, consultation, educational programming, and on-call and crisis intervention. We are especially interested in candidates who have expertise or experience with women’s issues, eating disorders, first generation students, or working with the GLBTQ community and other traditionally underserved populations. This position will involve coordination responsibilities in one or more of the following areas: outreach, eating concerns and body image education, or group work. Experience with clinical supervision or participation in a campus threat assessment team is desirable. The University Counseling Center is a collaborative and congenial unit and an integral part of a strong and cooperative division of Campus Life. Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Drug screen required. EOE/AA.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology or counseling (APA or CACREP accredited) and 3 years of experience as a counselor.

Desired Qualifications
Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology or counseling from APA or CACREP accredited program. Experience with clinical supervision or participation in a campus threat assessment team. Expertise or experience in women’s issues, eating and body image education, or group work.

University Description
Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate, and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top thirty national universities. With 4,300 undergraduates and 2,200 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 10:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement to the world as indicated by the motto "pro humanitate". For quick facts about the University go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html

Region Description
Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina - part of the Piedmont Triad metropolitan region which has a population of more than 1.5 million and several institutions of higher learning. Known as the state’s "City of the Arts" Winston-Salem offers a vast array of arts experiences ranging from music venues to galleries to theater and film festivals. It also offers easy access to many outdoor pursuits. The city is ranked in the top 50 US cities for affordability in national surveys.

Required Application Materials
Vita, cover letter, and on-line application are required and should be submitted on-line. See website below for submission of material.

Application Deadline
July 1, 2013

Starting Date
August, 1, 2013

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