Embedded Clinical Counselor

University of Illinois,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Thu, Nov 12th, '20

Deadline:

For full consideration, please apply by November 20, 2020; applications submitted after that date will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Start Date:

January 4, 2021 or mutually acceptable date.

Last Updated:

Tue, Nov 17th, '20

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION

Counseling Center
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Embedded Clinical Counselor

The University of Illinois Counseling Center is hiring two or more full-time clinical counselors embedded in academic and other campus units.  The Counseling Center is a comprehensive mental health unit committed to providing a broad range of high quality, innovative, and ethical mental health services that address the psychological, educational, social, and developmental needs of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign community.  The embedded clinical counselor is a generalist who extends our mission by partnering with an academic or administrative unit.  One position will be housed in Engineering.  Other positions will be placed at academic units as partners across campus continue to be identified.  The successful candidate will have solid experience and demonstrated expertise in serving college student populations, operating through multi-unit systems and working independently.  Clinicians with years of experience and whom are licensed are encouraged to apply.  The Counseling Center is an accredited training site through the American Psychological Association (APA) with over 50 staff, including clinicians, doctoral interns, academic professional staff, and administrative support staff as well as graduate assistants, undergraduate paraprofessionals, and practicum counselors. 

The University of Illinois is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana in central Illinois. The campus is situated between the three major metropolitan areas of Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis and is considered one of the top comprehensive research public universities in the nation. Our staff works on campus with an academically talented and ethnically diverse student population, including 18  percent international students, 16 percent Asian students, 11 percent Latino/a students, and 6 percent African American students, for a total enrollment of over 52,300 students. The University of Illinois is a traditional residential campus with nearly 20 percent of the students living in campus housing.

University of Illinois Counseling Center employees enjoy a high quality of life with excellent compensation; competitive health, dental, retirement, and vision benefits; and education assistance programs. Individuals with diverse backgrounds, experience and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity are encouraged to apply.

Primary Job Functions
The primary function of this position is to serve as a generalist and establish and maintain a presence of Counseling Center services within the academic/administrative unit.  The clinician will provide clinical services to students as well as provide outreach, prevention and consultation services within the unit.  Additionally, the successful candidate will be a well-rounded professional, who works comfortably both individually and as a collaborator with administration, faculty and staff both within the Counseling Center and the college. Our Center’s mission places a high value on serving a diverse population of students in a culturally competent manner as we provide a variety of services to assist students with psychological, educational, social, and developmental concerns.

Job duties and responsibilities for this position as an embedded clinical counselor may include, but are not limited to:

Job duties and responsibilities for this position as a generalist clinician may include, but are not limited to:


Additionally, this position is a security sensitive position. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.


The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit “Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment,”

 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


 Education

  • For clinicians having a terminal doctoral degree: doctorate in clinical psychology, clinical/community psychology, counseling psychology, or related field is required.
  • For clinicians having a terminal master’s level degree: master’s degree in social work, counseling or psychology is required.
  • Degree completed by start date is required.


Licensure

  • Licensed in Illinois or license state-transfer eligible background as a clinical psychologist required for candidates with a doctoral degree.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Illinois or license state-transfer eligible background is required for master’s degree.
  • Licensed for at least 2 years at time of application is required.
  • No other licensure will be considered. 


Experience

  • Demonstrated experience functioning at a high level as a generalist counselor in a diverse setting is required.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS


Experience

  • Demonstrated interest, expertise, and experience in working in multi-systems on a college campus as well as working independently is preferred. 
  • Previous experience in a college counseling center preferred.


 
COMPENSATION

Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION MATERIALS


To ensure full consideration please create your candidate profile through http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter, vita, and contact information for three references. For full consideration, please apply by November 24, 2020; applications submitted after that date will be accepted until all positions are filled. Interviews may be conducted before the deadline; however, no hiring decisions will be made until after application deadline. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit three current letters of recommendation to:


 


Alejandro Gomez and Jennifer House


Search Committee Co-Chairs
Counseling Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
610 E. John St., 110 Student Services Building
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-3704