- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Aurora University seeks talented staff and administrators who are passionate about supporting an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.
Position Purpose: The Staff Counselor/Psychologist is responsible for providing direct clinical services within a culturally competent framework, and will be expected to participate in campus outreach initiatives and activities, as needed. The position is part-time (15-20 hours/week) during the spring 2020 semester (January 6th – May 8th, 2020) with renewal possible.
- Represents Aurora University in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers and the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and other customers of our service, learns and uses operating practices of the department and Aurora University.
- Upholds the Mission Statement: Aurora University an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.
- Handle confidential information with tact and discretion.
- Supports learning through performance of essential job functions and performing other duties and functions as necessary or as assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
- Provide direct clinical counseling services to university undergraduate and graduate students including screening, assessment, diagnosis, case management and treatment planning and implementation.
- Provide short-term counseling for individuals, couples, and families, and when appropriate, make referrals to outside providers and services.
- Serve as a campus community mental health expert offering consultative services to faculty, staff, administrations, athletic staff, and families in a variety of modalities ranging from informal individual consultation to structured workshops and trainings.
- Provide risk assessments and make appropriate recommendations and referrals.
- Consult within a multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, social workers, medical, academic, and administrative professionals.
- Provide substance abuse or behavioral health assessments after disciplinary violations to provide recommendations regarding treatment and to inform necessary sanctions or corrective actions.
- Provide administrative services in support of the educational needs of the student population.
Essential Job Requirements:
- Masters or Doctoral degree in a mental health discipline (Social Work, Counseling or Clinical Psychology) and licensed or license eligible as a mental health provider in the state of Illinois.
- Clinical experience relevant to working with college students or young adult populations.
- Experience providing crisis intervention.
- Well-developed public speaking skills; interest and comfort in providing outreach and consultation to groups.
- Knowledge and experience with multicultural theory and research, and the application of such research to college counseling center work.
- Ability to manage multiple responsibilities, with a high degree of independent organization, communication, and ethical practice.
- The chosen candidate will attend to collegiate mental health needs within the framework of the larger mission of higher education and Aurora University.
- Ability to develop strong collaborative working relationships with all campus constituencies is required.
- Eligible for state licensure as a mental health provider as outlined by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (www.idfpr.com).
- Sitting, standing, moving about campus, and computer use.
Benefit-eligible positions offer excellent benefits including health, dental, life, vision, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Please send resume with cover letter and contact information for three references including name, telephone and email address.
347 South Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
630-844-5650 - fax
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Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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