Full-Time at Northern Arizona University, Counseling & Testing Center
posted on June 13, 2012
• This is a non-recurring, 2012-2013 academic year, benefits-eligible appointment (August 20-May 20).
• Counseling Services at Northern Arizona University is seeking a qualified individual to fill a non-recurring, academic year appointment as a counselor for the 2012-2013 academic year (August 20-May 20). The successful candidate will be a generalist who is multiculturally competent and affirming and has experience in counseling the widest diversity of university students.
• Responsibilities include:
• Intake assessments
• Individual, group and couples counseling
• Crisis intervention (daytime crisis intervention and evening/weekend emergency on-call rotation)
• Outreach programming
• Consultation with faculty, staff, students, and parents about student concerns
• Collaboration and consultation with psychiatric, medical, and other mental health providers
• Other duties as assigned
• Master's degree in a mental health field (e.g., social work, counseling or psychology), from an accredited institution
• Licensed or license-eligible in Arizona
• Prior clinical experience practicing brief psychotherapy
• Experience in a college or university counseling center
• Demonstrated competency with multicultural and other diverse populations
• Strong outreach and consultation skills
• Experience with electronic health records
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
• Ability to actively engage in clinical practice with university students in ongoing counseling (with individuals, couples, groups), in crisis intervention, and in outreach programs
• Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student groups within a university environment
• Commitment to an integrated model of healthcare
• Knowledge of college student development theories and practice
• Ability to manage a very full caseload within a time-limited clinical setting
• Ability to work with people from a variety of cultural and other diverse backgrounds
• Awareness and commitment to NAU's EEO/Affirmative Action Plan and Safe Working and Learning Environment goals
This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting.
Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
$35,000 for full-time 9-month position, starting august 20, 2012.
This is a Service Professional (SPF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at www.nau.edu/hr .
Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis, renewable each fiscal year according to terms of the Conditions of Professional Service, which may be found on the Internet at: https://azregents.asu.edu/rrc/Policy&/….
Employees offered a position on or after July 20, 2011, will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan) after 90 days of employment. If you accept an offer on or after July 20, 2011, and you choose the ASRS retirement option, you will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 27 weeks (6 months) after your start date. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment. Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days after start date. More information is available at: http://hr.nau.edu/node/10159.
July 12, 2012 at midnight.