The Department of Student Life invites applications for a full-time, 10-month contracted appointment as a Counselor/Disability Services in the Office of Counseling Services with a starting date of August 1, 2021 (August 1-May 31).
The Counselor/Disability Services professional will join 3 other mental health counselors in a dynamic team setting to provide individual and group counseling to a diverse student population. The Counselor will make assessments for mental health topics that include adjustment issues, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and substance abuse issues, as well as triage and evaluate mental health crises to provide short-term, goal focused therapy. The counselor will participate with 3 other counselors for emergency on-call rotation.
The Counselor/Disability Services professional will be responsible for reviewing documentation and determining appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities that include psychiatric, cognitive, sensory, medical, physical, and temporary conditions. The professional will work closely with the Coordinator of Disability Services as well as faculty and other campus departments to ensure accommodations are provided. Additionally, the counselor will work with the coordinator to develop programming to educate the campus community regarding the needs of students with disabilities.
Educational and credentialing requirements include MSW and LSW; LCSW preferred with minimum of 1-year experience. Advanced clinical counseling skills are needed.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please go to the online application located at http://www.evansville.edu/offices/hr/employmentApp.cfm. To express interest in the position, please submit an application and resume.
The University of Evansville operates under a nondiscriminatory policy with regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, creed or religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and all federally protected groups/classes. Minorities and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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