12 Month Permanent Position - Counselor with Emphasis in Eating Disorders Diversity

NC State University Counseling Center,

NC State Univeristy Counseling Center
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Last Posted:

Thu, Oct 13th, '22


Open until filled. For full consideration applications must be received by October 24, 2022

Start Date:

Fall 2022

Last Updated:

Thu, Oct 13th, '22

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  • Full Time

The Counselor will provide professional individual and group counseling services and outreach to NC State students as well as consultation to University administrators, staff and others who have concerns about the mental/emotional status of NC State students. Position will assist in all areas of Counseling Center functions including:

  •  Individual and group counseling
  • Psychological assessment
  • Developmental and crisis counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Evaluation of students for withdrawal from the University
  • Development and participation in outreach programming
  • Consultation with faculty, staff, parents, and others
  • Providing evaluations and recommendations regarding students with academic and conduct problems
  • Some participation in after-hours “on call” and possible evening office hours
  • Participation in training and supervision of post masters fellows, doctoral psychology interns and masters level interns
  • *General administrative responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Counseling Center assists NC State University students experiencing personal, academic or vocational problems. The goal of the Counseling Center is to provide students with professional counseling services and outreach to help them cope with issues that may impede successful academic performance. The Counseling Center also offers crisis intervention and psychological/psychiatric assessment as well as consultation with others who have concerns about the mental/emotional state of NC State students. Our services are primarily short-term in nature and we make referrals to other helping professionals and community agencies as appropriate.

With a lens of social justice that prioritizes anti-racism and anti-oppression, members of the counseling center commit to:
  • A nurturing, supportive Community
  • A commitment to cultural humility
  • Holding ourselves and each other accountable
  • Embracing compassion in all situations
  • Using evidenced-based quality of care


As a land-grant institution, NC State itself was born as an idea: that higher education should bring economic, societal and intellectual prosperity to the masses. From our origins teaching the agricultural and mechanical arts, we’ve grown to become a pre-eminent research enterprise that advances knowledge in science, technology, engineering, math, design, the humanities and social sciences, textiles and veterinary medicine.
Our students, faculty and staff take problems in hand and work with industry, government and nonprofit partners to solve them. Our 34,000-plus high-performing students apply what they learn in the real world, through research, internships, co-ops and world-changing service. That experiential education ensures they leave here with career-ready skills. And those skills come at a reasonable cost: NC State consistently rates as one of the best values in higher education.

Region Description:

Raleigh, NC is one of the fastest-rising cities in America. Rated the best city for business and careers by Forbes magazine, Raleigh is a top spot for young professionals and families, with a downtown that offers vibrant food and music scenes. The area’s foremost companies — including IBM, Cisco Systems, SAS Institute and Lenovo — are some of the country’s top employers. See http://www.ncsu.edu/human_resources/job_applicants/reasons/community/ for more information.

  • Master’s degree required in psychology, counseling, or clinical social work or closely-related field.
  • Established commitment to multicultural competencies.
  • Candidate must possess strong clinical skills and experience in handling crisis situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required.
  • Appropriate licensure must be obtained/maintained according to North Carolina laws.

  • Experience in a university counseling center desirable.
  • Successful candidates will be generalists who are multi-culturally affirming and possess competence and experience in working with diverse populations.
  • Preference for candidates with experience utilizing a time-limited model of care.
  • Preference for candidates who have experience and strong interest in providing supervision, outreach presentations and group work.
  • Special consideration given to candidates who have documented experience and a strong interest in treating eating and body image concerns through a multidisciplinary approach.


Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience


In addition to your application please submit a resume, cover letter, and the complete contact information for at least three professional references.