Counseling Center Diversity Clinician - 10 month

Position Information

Position Title Counseling Center Diversity Clinician Working Title Counseling Center Diversity Clinician - 10 month Department 340020-Counseling Center Pay Rate Commensurate with Experience FTE .83 FLSA Exempt Position Number 997098 Classification CJS15 Special Instructions to Applicants:

A complete UCM electronic application for employment, cover letter and vita required. Two letters of reference must be emailed to jlawson@ucmo.edu Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Initial review of applications will begin on 04/12/2021 and continue until the position is filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday – Friday; 8 am to 5 pm
This position works August 1 through May 31 each academic year.

Bargaining Unit No Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 03/25/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose

The IACS -accredited UCM Counseling Center provides direct clinical services to students, as well as outreach and consultation to the campus community.

This position will have an emphasis on providing direct services, outreach, and consultation, and coordinating the Counseling Center’s efforts to address diversity and equity issues in the mental health needs of our students.

This position will be providing initial consultation, crisis intervention, and individual, couples, and group counseling to college students; providing services in-person or via tele-mental health as appropriate; completing appropriate and timely documentation of clinical contacts; coordinating the Counseling Center’s efforts to address diversity and equity issues and improve services to meet students’ mental health needs; and providing outreach, consultation, and training to campus community on diversity and mental health issues.

This is a 10 month position working May – August each academic year.

Education & Formal Training Other Education & Formal Training

Master’s degree in the following field(s) of study: Counseling, Social Work, or related field required.

Doctorate degree in the following field(s) of study: Counseling or Clinical Psychology or related field preferred.

Computer Skills Word-Processing, Presentation, Other - Electronic health records system. Experience

Two (2) years relevant clinical experience required.

Experience and competence in working with clients of diverse backgrounds, including BIPOC, LGBTQIA, first-generation, and international students.

Experience providing training and consultation on diversity concerns.

Experience working in a college/university campus or with college-aged population strongly preferred.

Other Experience Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Criminal History check, Driver's license Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Licensed for independent practice as Clinical Social Worker, Professional Counselor, or Psychologist, or equivalent; provisional license considered. If provisionally licensed or licensed in a different state, must be fully licensed in Missouri with three (3) months of employment.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.

Demonstrate respect for and ability to work with persons of diverse identities and backgrounds.

Knowledge, ability, and skills in providing culturally responsive services to diverse client population.

Commitment to professional learning and growth.

Ability to incorporate feedback towards continual learning and development.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Exercise of professional boundaries and clinical confidentiality.

Adherence to legal, ethical, professional, and accreditation standards and requirements.

Maintain license and professional liability insurance.

Specify sensory abilities: Physical & Environmental Factors: Other Physical & Environmental Factors Lifting weight Special Working Conditions: Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions, On call/standby work required Other Special Working Conditions

Irregular work hours – occasional after-hours availability.

Ten-month staff working August through May each academic year.

Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required. Special Qualifications: Other Special Qualifications Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * As part of the application process, you must have two (2) letters of reference emailed to jlawson@ucmo.edu. Your application will be considered incomplete until the reference letters are received. If you have any questions regarding reference letters, please contact HR at 660-543-4255. Do you understand this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you understand that this is a full-time, benefits eligible position working August 1st through May 31st each academic year and off work the months of June and July?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Vitae
Optional Documents

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