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Counselor/Social Worker,Sr

Employer
University of New Mexico
Location
New Mexico, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 18, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Requisition ID: req22002

Working Title:
Counselor/Social Worker,Sr

Position Grade:
14

Position Summary:
UNM Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) is seeking motivated, dynamic, culturally responsive individuals to join the team as a New Mexico Licensed Clinical Counselor/Licensed Clinical Social Workers. This is a Full-Time, 12-month position, and embedded in resident, college, or resource sites. The position is immediately available for the Fall 2022 term. Each Counselor/Social Worker in this position will provide in-person and teletherapy delivery of services to include crisis, solution-focused, and individual/group therapies. Other duties include campus outreach, presentations, and consultation on campus committees.

UNM is a highly research intensive (R1) Public University with an enrollment of approximately 23,000 located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with approximately 300 days of sunshine annually. At UNM, we proudly hold Hispanic Serving University status and are distinguished in enrolling the highest percentages of American Indian student, relative to our R1 peers. UNM is an important driver of equity lifts in NM; 46% of recent graduates are of the first-generation in their families to earn baccalaureate degrees.

A relocation allowance will be provided to selected finalists as appropriate. As an employee of UNM, being a Lobo means access to a robust benefits package, access to resources, and perks from discounted event tickets to tuition remission. We foster a Work + Life balance through our employee wellness programs, paid parental leave and more.

We are seeking three (3) full-time and one (1) part-time position to join our team. We are estimating that term appointment will be for a 1-year period with possible extension.

See the Position Description for additional information.


Conditions of Employment:
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check when working in a child classroom setting.
  • CPR and Basic First Aid Certificate may be a requirement for some positions in this classification.
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • If located at the UNM Children's Campus, successful candidate must pass a comprehensive post-offer, pre-employment criminal and New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) fingerprint background check, and a continued successful status will be verified by periodic future background checks.
  • Must be employment eligible as verified by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA).
  • May be subject to credentialing process; must maintain credentialed status, if applicable.
  • Must maintain certification status.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.


Additional Requirements: Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics. This position requires the successful completion of a criminal background check.


Campus:
Main - Albuquerque, NM

Benefits Eligble:
This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

Department:
Student Health and Counseling (037A)

Employment Type:
Staff

Staff Type:
Regular - Full-Time


Status:
Exempt

Pay:
$4293.47 - $6030.27 monthly

Benefits Eligible:
This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

ERB Statement:
Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.


For Best Consideration Date:
10/24/2022

Application Instructions:

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.
Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.Applications should include cover letter, CV and (3) professional references.In your cover letter, please provide evidence of your experience and successes in the areas listed in the job ad, including your demonstrated experience and commitment to working with students traditionally underrepresented in higher education.




Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or an equivalent field; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Certification/Licensure: Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or equivalent OR Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) or equivalent OR licensure pending, as documented by temporary license.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • A New Mexico license to practice is required before new counselors/social workers hold clinic hours. While a New Mexico license is preferred upon application, we encourage applicants from outside of NM to apply, with the expectation that they will pursue obtaining a NM license.
  • At least 3 years of experience serving on multidisciplinary team in an outpatient setting
  • Experience in managing mental health crises, suicidality, and victim violence
  • Training and experience in time-limited treatment approaches
  • Cultural Sensitivity/Competency training of UNM Campus diverse communities: ethnic groups, BIPOC, LGBTQ+, international, disability, 1 st generation, non-traditional, etc.
  • Experience with use of technology in Behavioral Health, Teletherapy
  • Experience assessing and treating issues common in a college student population
  • Experience developing and facilitating outreach programming for diverse/marginalized populations
  • Substance abuse/recovery skills to assess and refer to appropriate level of care
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to justice, equity, accessibility, diversity and inclusion (JEADI) praxis, including anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-ableist, anti-homophobic, anti-transphobic practices
  • Willingness to engage in cultural humility and culturally sustaining practices at UNM as a minority serving institution

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