Mental Health Counselor-University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming  |  Laramie, WY

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Mental Health Counselor-University of Wyoming

Job Type: Health/Wellness/Drug and Alcohol
Location: Laramie, WY
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 31335
Application Deadline: 08/12/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$50,076 - $54,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$50,076 - $54,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

The University of Wyoming Counseling Center is searching for a Mental Health Counselor to join our team.  Please share this opportunity with those you think would be interested.  We are looking for a solid clinician who demonstrates a commitment to teamwork and the overall wellness and development of students.  The University of Wyoming is a great collaborative place to work, and Laramie is a beautiful place to live.

This clinician will provide direct clinical counseling services to University students, consultations with University staff, faculty, students, and families, and outreach programming to the University campus community; assist in training of selected graduate students at the University Counseling Center.

As with all UCC licensed clinicians, this team member is expected to participate in professional development opportunities and continuing education to maintain licensure.  The team member may also provide supervision to trainees.  Familiarity with basic computer technology and software is beneficial.
This position includes a robust benefits package, including a retirement contribution from the University.  UCC will also provide professional development opportunities and reimburse for travel expenses. 

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.  We are especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations.

Essential Duties

Provide professional, time effective, mental health services for UW campus community including:  group counseling, workshops, individual brief therapy, assessment (drop-in and intake sessions), referrals as needed, and crisis services during office hours and after-hours.  Flexibility and readiness to provide outreach activities during non-office hours.

Complete necessary and required clinical and administrative paperwork in timely manner and consistent with professional standards and office expectations.

Provide consultation to parents, faculty, and staff about mental health topics; provide presentations to various groups on campus on a variety of mental health topics. 

Attend administrative, training, and clinical meetings.

Contribute to collaborations with relevant campus and community partners (e.g., participate in coalition meetings)

Conduct evaluations of counseling; assist in research; prepare documents for the institution.

Participate in professional development opportunities and in-service training.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree in a mental health discipline and two years’ experience working in the mental health field.

Licensed mental health professional (e.g., Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychologist) strongly preferred, but license-eligible candidates will be considered depending on qualifications and time required to become licensed.  Please address license status in application materials.

Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

College counseling experience. Knowledge of and experience providing: group counseling; workshops; brief, time-effective therapy; crisis intervention services; and, time-effective treatment for eating disordered behavior.  Expertise providing treatment for trauma survivors, including survivors of sexual assault.

Demonstrated commitment to clinical work, outreach, training, and wellness, and integration of developmental perspective in all of these endeavors. Advocacy for multiculturalism and diversity in counseling.

Dedication to working as a team. Ability to manage conflict and to communicate effectively during problem-solving.  Knowledge of and interest in providing supervision to trainees.     

This position requires knowledge and skills in the following specific areas: professional ethical guidelines, including the maintenance of confidentiality; effective mental health assessment, intervention (including group counseling and workshops), and referral; effective rapport-building and interpersonal work with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds; personal stress awareness and management; and, clinical supervision.

Application Information

REQUIRED MATERIALS: Complete the online application. In addition to the online application upload the following: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

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