Counselor Counseling Center | Tenure Track Full Time Counselor | I01679



Posting Details

Posting Number I01679 Classification Title Counselor Counseling Center | Full Time Tenure Track Counselor Working Title Counselor Counseling Center | Tenure Track Full Time Counselor | I01679 Employee Group Faculty Bargaining Unit APSCUF Location Main Campus Department Counseling & Development Pay Rate Employment Type Regular FT Work Schedule

Number of hours worked per week and schedule set to meet anticipated counseling service needs during each semester.


Position Summary

Slippery Rock University and the Counseling and Development department encourages applications from individuals underrepresented in their field and can potentially add new and valuable perspectives to the academic environment.

The Open Rank/Counselor with a focus in Social Justice is a 9-month full time, tenure-track faculty position within the Student Counseling Center. The Counselor will have a portion of their time dedicated to providing outreach and programing specific to diverse and underrepresented student populations ( BIPOC, LGBTQ+, International students, etc.) and work in collaboration with other campus offices that have direct interaction with these populations. The Counselor will also provide brief individual and group counseling services, coordinate care with campus and community providers, and other indirect services through the Student Counseling Center. The Counselor contributes to the University strategic planning objectives and reports to the Director of the Student Counseling Center and the Chairperson of the Counseling and Development Department.
The Counselor performs duties within the boundaries of the ethical codes of the American Counseling Association and/or the American Psychological Association and the laws of the state of Pennsylvania that govern the professional practice of Counseling and Psychology.

The Open Rank Counselor will assist the clinical director in the development and provision of outreach programming and serve as a liaison with campus and community providers that work directly with students from diverse and underrepresented student populations ( BIPOC, LGBTQ+, International students, etc.) to enhance collaboration and engagement with SRU mental health services. The Open Rank Counselor also serves on university and department committees completing tasks as assigned and engages in scholarly activities commensurate with faculty appointment. Provides professional counseling services to students with personal, social, interpersonal, and educational issues including intake assessment, individual, group, and couples/relationship counseling. Provides consultation, education, and referral regarding emotional issues to students, faculty, and staff. Facilitates psychiatric hospitalization for students as necessary. Consults with graduate counselors-in-training completing practicum/internship experiences. Provides psycho-educational outreach programs for students, staff, and faculty.

Minimum Qualifications

• An earned Master’s degree in Counseling, or Counseling Psychology by August 15, 2021
• A minimum of one year of experience providing direct counseling in a counseling center or other counseling agency
• Experience with outreach or prevention programming
• Superior oral and written communication skills
• Licensed or license-eligible in Pennsylvania as a Professional Counselor, Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist or Psychologist (Licensed eligible candidates will be expected to obtain relevant licensure within appropriate time frame)
• Demonstrated commitment to and experience in working with diverse communities from a Social Justice perspective.
• Successful performance in an on-campus interview, including topic presentation.

Preferred Qualifications

• A minimum of one year (two semesters) of experience in a college/university campus-based counseling center.
• A minimum of one-year experience providing services to diverse populations.
• Developmental counseling orientation.
• Experience with group counseling, support groups and/or campus outreach programming for a diverse population.
• Evidence of collaboration with university Student Affairs areas and Residence Life
• Evidence of the delivery of programming related to diversity and social justice related issues


Posting Date 03/26/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled No Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Diversity and Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator
008 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
724.738.2016

Special Instructions to Applicants

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may upload either official or unofficial transcripts using the “Transcript” selection under Required Documents.

Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal ( FBI ) clearance prior to appointment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by April 26, 2021.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Unofficial Transcripts 2
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts 3


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