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Clinical Counselor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. N.C. A&T does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator at titleixcoordinator@ncat.edu.

Posting Details

Classification Information

Classification Type EHRA

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of Position

The counselor works with a diverse student population with concerns related to addictions, personal, and career development. The following represent some of the processes in completing the counseling duties: establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, other staff members, campus community, and general public; exercise, good judgment in appraising situations and making recommendations and clinical decisions; maintain daily records of all students receiving on-going counseling; make appropriate referrals to other agencies; make appropriate and effective use of counseling interventions, resources, and instruments.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

Counseling Services, an International Association of Counseling Services (IACS) accredited unit in the Division of Student Affairs, offers a variety of services to help all currently enrolled North Carolina A&T State University students address challenges and difficulties they may face. Our services are designed to help students understand themselves better, create and maintain healthy relationships, improve their academic performance and make satisfying career and life choices. We are dedicated to helping our students by providing brief counseling from a wide spectrum of services. Those include individual and group counseling, outreach and consultation, training and supervision, teaching, psychological testing, and research. If more intensive or specialized care is needed, we will assist with making referrals to healthcare providers in the community.

Minimum Requirements

Two years of university counseling center experience, knowledgeable of current counseling methods, principles and appraisals, brief therapy experience, demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues, strong interpersonal skills, and a passion for outreach.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Doctorate or Masters’ degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related discipline from an accredited graduate program. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Required License or Certification

Licensed as a mental health provider in the NC within two years of employment

Licensed or license-eligible as a certified Substance Abuse Counselor.

Position Information

Working Title Clinical Counselor
Position Number 000479
Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Staff
Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time
Tenure Track No
FTE 40 hours/week, 12 months
If Time Limited, Appointment Length

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA0510
Open Date 06/23/2017
Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled
Open Until Filled Yes
Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 07/24/2017
Date Position Available August 2017
Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.

North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

N.C. A&T does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator at titleixcoordinator@ncat.edu.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you licensed or licensed eligible as a mental health provider?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please list license and specialty area certifications you have obtained in the counseling field.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master's Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or other related Field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Were your school and program accredited?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you in good standing with your ethics board?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please indicate your experience working in a college/university setting?
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 - 2 years
    • 2 - 3 years
    • 3 - 5 years
    • 5 or more years
  7. * Please indicate where you learned of this position:
    • NCA&T Website
    • UNC System Job Board
    • Indeed.com
    • NC Employment Security Commission
    • NCA&T Employee
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  4. Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  5. Terminal Degree - Copy of transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)