Behavioral Health Provider
Campus Health Services
NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an
unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values.
We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our
efforts and working side by side to further NAU's culture of
This position is posted as Behavioral Health Provider
is a working title. The NAU system title for this position is
This position supports integration efforts between Counseling,
Medical, and Health Promotion services within Campus Health.
This position is responsible for providing universal education,
brief behavioral health interventions, and ongoing behavioral
health and counseling services for patients seen in Medical
Services. The position plays an integral role in improving access
to behavioral and mental health services for the NAU student,
faculty, and staff populations.
Clinical/Administrative - 95%
- Provide universal education and brief interventions to patients
in medical services.
- Facilitate individual and couples path-to-care (PTC) brief
- Provide behavioral health consultations and counseling services
to patients of medical services.
- Provide case management and documentation in support of service
- Provide consultation regarding behavioral health needs in a
primary care setting.
- Ensure record-keeping and clinical services meet legal,
ethical, and accreditation standards and follow Medical Services
- Oversees program evaluation activities and monitors program
Other - 5%
- Serve on departmental and university committees as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Master's degree.
- Licensed or license eligible in the State of Arizona as a
Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Associate Counselor
within 12 months of hire date.
- Demonstrated competency providing clinical services within an
integrated healthcare setting.
- Demonstrated experience providing clinical services for the
wide range of presenting issues seen in college health, including
risk assessment and management, and the treatment of behavioral
health concerns (e.g. substance use, stress management, sleep
hygiene, healthy eating, etc.)
- Experience using motivational interviewing within clinical
- Experience consulting and collaborating with medical providers
within an interdisciplinary setting.
- Experience providing brief interventions and behavioral health
consultations within a college health center.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Ability to manage a full caseload within a time-limited
- Commitment to an integrated model of healthcare.
- Experience in the use of electronic/medical records systems;
must be computer literate.
- Knowledge of the SBIRT model (Screening Brief Intervention
Referral to Treatment).
- Knowledge of behavioral health integration models, specifically
- Highly effective interpersonal skills.
- Familiarity with the behavioral health needs of college
students, faculty, and staff.
- Awareness of and commitment to NAU's Affirmative Action Plan
goals, Safe Working and Learning Environment Policy.
This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive
position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona
University requires satisfactory results for the following: a
criminal background investigation, employment history
investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and
fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL,
you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier
Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere
to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in
the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal
E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new
employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year
Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report
. The report is a result
of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery
reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed
calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU
uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report
crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the
Fire Safety Report
is combined with the Annual
Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this
campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire
safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing
and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you
would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the
NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the
department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.
Anticipated salary range is $54,779 - $68,474. Annual salary
commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair
Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or
compensatory time for additional time worked.
This is a Service Professional (SPF) position. NAU offers an
excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and
vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement
System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and
10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and
qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is
available on the Human
Resources benefits website
. NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free
campus. Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis,
renewable each 6 months according to
terms of the Conditions of Professional Service
offered a position will be eligible for state health plans
(including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible
on the first day of the pay period following their
enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31
days from their start date to enroll in benefits. If a new employee
chooses the ASRS retirement option, participation in the Arizona
State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that
accompanies it, will begin on the first of the pay period following
6 months after the new employee's start date. New employees who
choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which
is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed
staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment.
Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the
ORP will begin on the first day of employment.
Learning and Development
Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity
for professional development. New
employee on-boarding training
includes courses to be completed
within the first 30 days.
NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship
for this position.
November 3, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on
this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the
"Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you
need assistance completing your application there are instructions
available on the Human Resources website
or in person in the
Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus
- on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable
accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact
the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006
or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements
NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps,
and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.
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