Staff Counselor/Psychologist - 2704

UNC Pembroke
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging­–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

Provide individual and group counseling and consultation services to UNCP students with a primary focus on students in recovery. Develop a comprehensive AOD program including substance use prevention education and management of substance use referrals from Student Conduct and Athletics. Chair the CSAP committee.

This position is Mandatory Personnel:  Mandatory Employees: Employees whose presence has been determined to be mandatory to University operations during certain types of adverse weather or emergency events.


Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  To possess at least a Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology or a related field, preferably from a CACREP or an APA accredited program. To have some experience in counseling, assessment within an educational setting, and college student services. To have credentials as a National Certified Counselor and as a NC Licensed Professional Counselor or NC Licensed Practicing Psychologist or equivalent credentials.


Management Preferences:  Credential as Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS)


Licenses and Certifications:  NC Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) or NC Licensed Practicing Psychologist or equivalent credential. Provisionally licensed candidates may apply, and if hired, will have 2 years to complete licensure.


Special Instructions to Applicants:  This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process. 

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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