Temporary, Full-time, 3-month Staff Counselor position within Elon University's Counseling Services. The successful candidate will be an experienced generalist psychologist, counselor, or social worker with established clinical, outreach and training experiences serving diverse populations within a University setting. This position is responsible for providing individual, couples, and group therapy and referral services; consultation with students, staff, faculty, parents, health-care providers and campus partners; and crisis intervention. These services will be delivered per the employment agreement.
Master’s Degree required.
Special Skills Or Experience:
Strong clinical, diagnostic, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work as a generalist within a brief treatment modality to address a range of presenting mental health issues, including high risk cases. Demonstrated knowledge and sensitivity in working with diverse populations. Bilingual Spanish/English skills are desired, but not required.
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Temporary
Degree/Major: Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Counselor Education, Psychology, or a related field. Independent licensure in professional discipline in the state of North Carolina upon hire.
Length Of Experience:
Minimum two years' experience working with young adults, including previous experience in a college/university counseling center (preferred).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide clinical interventions, including individual, couples, and group therapy, and crisis management.
Provide community interventions and outreach programming as directed by the Director of Counseling Services.
Provide consultation services to students, staff, faculty, parents, health-care providers and campus partners.
Maintain confidentiality and exemplary professional ethics.
Maintain client records in a timely manner and according to Counseling Center procedures and ethical/legal standards.
Participates in special events at the University and serves on University, Divisional, and Departmental committees and trainings as requested.
Builds diversity competence by actively supporting an inclusive climate within the Division of Student Life and the Elon University community.
Requires occasional evening and weekend presentations and response to other situations as requested by the Director of Counseling Services.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Requires occasional night and weekend work.
Internal Number: 7492
About Elon University
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers.
Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 446 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation.
Elon’s 6,277 undergraduate and 811 graduate students come from 48 states and 47 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country.
Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #11 for innovation. Elon is the only university in the nation recognized by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Stud...ent Success.” Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences and service learning.
Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations.
The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.