We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated
and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful
To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with
ideas and the world.
Who We Are
Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the
city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington,
D.C. and Richmond, VA. With a population of just over 53,000,
Harrisonburg is one of the most diverse communities in the
Commonwealth of Virginia. JMU is a selective, public
institution with a growing national reputation for offering
experiences that lead to an outstanding education and inclusive
environment for students, faculty and staff. The student body
includes approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate
students, with over 1000 full-time instructional faculty.
JMU offers thriving programs in the liberal arts, science and
technology, and professional disciplines at the undergraduate,
master’s and doctoral levels. The university is committed to
expanding diversity, fostering equity and inclusion, and supporting
superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved
national recognition for the high quality of its academic programs,
focus on maintaining strong student/faculty interaction, and
innovative faculty research.
The Counseling Center (CC) at James Madison University (JMU) is
accepting applications for an Intake/Crisis/Case Manager clinician.
The CC has a commitment to diversity and multi-culturally competent
professionals with the awareness, knowledge and skills required to
work effectively with a diverse clientele and to enhance the CC’s
diversity mission. Please see the Counseling Center’s website,
listed below, to learn more about the Center’s services and review
staff descriptions. Please also check out the “You Might Want to
Work Here If…” to get a sense of the Counseling
The Intake/Crisis/Case Manager Clinician is a 12 month
continuing position. This position provides intake and crisis
assessment within a well-established walk-in system to students
experiencing emotional/psychological distress through both
in-person contacts and phone interactions and subsequent referral
to clinically-indicated services. The position will also interface
with the JMU community to provide consultation to
students, faculty, staff and others who are concerned about the
distressed, unusual, problematic, or potentially harmful behavior
of others. This position also includes the provision of case
management services to assist with and directly facilitate
referrals to clinically-indicated services. Further, the position
may provide training and supervision in support of the Counseling
Center’s robust training programs. Depending upon Center needs
and/or clinician interest, the position may provide brief
counseling to a small case load of clients
Minimum Required Qualifications:
- The successful candidate must have a master’s degree in
counseling or social work or a doctoral degree in clinical or
counseling psychology and be licensed or license eligible as a
licensed professional counselor, licensed clinical social worker,
or licensed clinical psychologist in the Commonwealth of
- Preference for candidate to be licensed within the Commonwealth
of VA within one year.
- Previous training and/or experience in a college mental health
- Experience with managing crisis situations, completing risk
assessments and disposition planning to address safety risks.
- Experience providing clinical case management services
and a working knowledge of the managed care and health insurance
- Interest and/or experience collaborating with other
departments or offices on multidisciplinary teams.
- Well-developed counseling and clinical supervision
- A demonstrated commitment to multicultural
- A self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high
- Demonstrated skill in working well under pressure to
prioritize and manage multiple complex clinical situations.
- A collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect
and trust towards colleagues.
- The energy to flexibly manage the professional demands
of the role while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
To apply go to https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/10609 or
visit JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number F1752. Pay
Range: $53,000 - $60,000
James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer
committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work
and educational community that is free of all forms of
discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination
or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender
identity or expression, genetic information, national origin,
parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual
orientation or veteran status.