Under general supervision, this position provides professional psychological counseling (individual, group, and couples therapy), case management, assessment, and crisis intervention services to currently enrolled Texas A&M San Antonio students. Provides care for individuals presenting with abuse and violence concerns in addition to individuals presenting with concerns related to equality and inclusion (e.g., predominately Hispanic serving institution, 18% military population, LGBTQ+ population).
This individual will serve as the Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator for the Student Counseling & Wellness Services (SC&WS) office, which includes developing, marketing, and implementing educational programming and outreach to connect and communicate with the University community as it relates to diverse populations and historically marginalized students (e.g., military connected individuals, LGBTQ+ individuals, undocumented/DREAMER students, and students of color).
Provides clinical supervision to Masterâ™s and/or Doctoral students in counseling, psychology, and/or social work.
Coordinates and provides departmental biofeedback services, including advertising services, referring students to this service, and assisting students in getting oriented to using the biofeedback software.
Provides outreach presentations for current and prospective students, faculty, and staff members, and assists with various tabling events throughout the year.
Creates and maintains relationships with community agencies that influence collaboration, advocacy, and maximize service delivery for the student body.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Required Education & Experience
Required experience for Counselor III position includes a Masterâ™s degree in Counseling and Guidance and/or Social Work or related field, and a minimum of five years of experience in a college counseling center or other relevant clinical setting. Applicant must be licensed to practice counseling or social work in the state of Texas.
Required experience for Psychologist I includes a Doctoral degree in Counseling and/or Clinical Psychology and a minimum of one year of experience in a college counseling center or other relevant clinical setting; applicant must be licensed or license eligible to practice psychology in Texas. License must be obtained within 18 months of hire.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Previous professional counseling or case management working with victims of abuse and violence and/or historically marginalized groups of people.
Training in evidence based trauma interventions
Background in PTSD treatment, and issues related to diversity and inclusion
Background in supervision of practicum and/or intern students
Required Licenses, Certifications or Registrations
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Psychologist in the State of Texas (or license eligible to practice Psychology in the state of Texas; license must be obtained within 18 months of hire).
Effective therapist with generalist mental health and clinical skills and demonstrated experience assessing and intervening with clinical issues affecting college students using a brief therapy model. Demonstrated knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of counseling as applied to student academic problems, developmental needs, and diverse learning styles.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of professional and ethical guidelines. Knowledge of working with collegiate student. Experience with assessment of student learning difficulties and various mental health concerns.
Demonstrated familiarity with the use of computer technology, social media, and web based technology and the ability to use this as a medium to offer support services to students.
Must have the ability to balance simultaneous projects without loss of efficiency in a multi-tasked environment.
Professional attitude. Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service to students, employees, and the community.
This is a security sensitive position. The individual in this position is required to handle Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by HIPAA regulations. This individual is required to handle PHI in accordance with A&M System policy and is further required to complete FERPA and HIPAA training as a condition of employment, within a reasonable timeframe after the individual's employment and on an as-needed basis thereafter. Must be flexible to work within every aspect and able to respond to any situation quickly and adequately.
Please make sure to provide the following documents:
2) Cover Letter to include three professional references
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About Texas A&M University - San Antonio
Texas A&M-San Antonio provides affordable higher education opportunities to students from over 30 counties in the surrounding South Texas region, and has graduated over 5,000 students who are career-ready in a variety of in-demand fields such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology.
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