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Position Title
Counselor / Groups Coordinator

North Carolina State University

Counseling Center

Salary Range
Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience

Position Description
The Counseling Center assists NC State students experiencing personal, academic or vocational problems. The goal of the Counseling Center is to provide students with professional counseling services and outreach to help them cope with issues that may impede successful academic performance. The Counseling Center also offers crisis intervention and psychological/psychiatric assessment as well as consultation with others who have concerns about the mental/emotional state of NC State students. Our services are primarily short-term in nature and we make referrals to other helping professionals and community agencies as appropriate.

Provide professional individual and group counseling services and outreach to NC State students as well as consultation to University administrators, staff and others who have concerns about the mental/emotional status of NC State students. This position will have an emphasis on group counseling and group coordination.

Duties and Responsibilities:

One full-time, 12 month position with responsibility to assist in all areas of Counseling Center functioning including:

a) Individual and group counseling of NC State students/clients (personal, academic, and vocational assessment and counseling); psychological assessment; developmental and crisis counseling; couples counseling; evaluation of students for withdrawal from the University
b) Development and participation in Outreach programming
c) Consultation with faculty staff, parents, and others
d) Providing evaluations and recommendations regarding students with academic and conduct problems
e) Some participation in after hours “on call” and possible evening office hours
f) General administrative responsibilities
g) Coordination of the center’s groups program

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree required and a doctorate preferred in psychology, counseling, or clinical social work or closely-related field.
Appropriate licensure must be obtained/maintained according to NC laws.

Desired Qualifications
Established commitment to multicultural competencies. Candidate must possess strong clinical skills, and experience in handling crisis situations. Strong interpersonal skills required. Advanced experience in group counseling.

Experience in a university counseling center is desirable. Successful candidates will be generalists who are multi-culturally affirming and possess competence and experience in working with diverse populations. Preference for candidates with experience utilizing a time-limited model of care.

University Description
With more than 34,000 students and nearly 8,000 faculty and staff, North Carolina State University is a comprehensive university known for its leadership in education and research, and globally recognized for its science, technology, engineering and mathematics leadership.

NC State students, faculty and staff are focused. As one of the leading land-grant institutions in the nation, NC State is committed to playing an active and vital role in improving the quality of life for the citizens of North Carolina, the nation and the world.

Region Description
Home of NC State University, Raleigh blends the fun and excitement of a big city with the hospitality and charm of a small Southern town. North Carolina’s capital city is located in the heart of the state’s Triangle region and minutes from world-renowned Research Triangle Park, the largest research park in the world and home to industry giants like IBM Cisco, GlaxoSmithKline, Lenovo, Nortel Networks, Sony Ericsson and others.

Required Application Materials
Electronic Application found at https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/26542 or://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/search and search for Position #00100656

Application Deadline
Review of Applications will begin on August 5, 2013. For full consideration all application materials need to be submitted by that point. Applications submitted after that deadline may be considered to broaden the applicant pool.

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Mailing Address
Raleigh, NC 27695

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