Staff Counselor - Coordinator of Services for LGBTQ+ Students

Johns Hopkins University,

Student Health and Well-Being: Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Wed, Apr 14th, '21

Deadline:

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Start Date:

Starting Date: June 2021

Last Updated:

Wed, Apr 14th, '21

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

General Summary:

The Counseling Center (CC) is a member of the Johns Hopkins University Student Health & Well-Being (SHWB) practice group which supports wellness, primary care and mental health services for JHU students and learners across all nine schools within the university. In addition to the SHWB wellness office, our integrated service delivery model provides in-person primary and mental health care options at our clinics as well as remote support though phone and online resources.

The Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center (CC) provides services to students in full-time graduate and undergraduate academic programs in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering, as well as the Peabody Institute of Music.

As with all Counseling Center clinical staff, this person will operate as a generalist who provides a full range of clinical services including initial clinical assessments, individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, outreach, consultation, supervision, and training. This staff counselor position will also focus specifically on providing services for students who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community. These services may be provided at more than one location within JHU.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides clinical services, including initial consultations, individual counseling, group counseling, couples counseling and crisis intervention to JHU students, with a special emphasis on services for students who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Provides outreach, and consultation services to the university community, particularly regarding those challenges faced by students who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Works collaboratively with other offices on campus to develop and provide supportive services for students who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Provides afterhours (as backup to ProtoCall) on-call shifts, in rotation with the rest of the clinical staff.
  • Shares expertise and provides training regarding students who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community to CC staff, including CC doctoral interns.
  • Works to remain up-to-date regarding the literature on gender identity, sexuality, and the needs of individuals who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
ABOUT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

This position serves 3 schools within Johns Hopkins University:

  • The Krieger School—made up of 22 departments and 33 centers, programs, and institutes—is home to students interested in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
  • The Whiting School, a global leader in innovation and research, teaches students to think creatively while drawing upon mathematics and scientific principles to tackle difficult, real-world problems.
  • Founded in 1857 as America’s first academy of music, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level through its degree-granting Conservatory and its community-based Preparatory.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
  • Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology and must be either (1) licensed as a psychologist in Maryland or (2) eligible to be licensed as a psychologist in Maryland and obtain licensure within 2 years of hire, or
  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling and must be either (1) licensed as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or a Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical (LCSW-C) in Maryland or (2) eligible to obtain LCPC or LCSW-C licensure in Maryland and obtain licensure within 1 year of hire. Two years of experience providing clinical services is required.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience:
  • Experience providing services to individuals who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Experience providing services to college students.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
  • Possess the ability to work with a wide range of college students in individual and group counseling, with special expertise and experience working with individuals who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student groups.
  • Ability to effectively engage audiences during presentations.
  • Commitment to actively engage in practice with diverse populations.
  • Commitment to one’s own ongoing development of multicultural competence as a counselor.
 
COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Application Details: To view complete posting and to apply, please visit http://jobs.jhu.edu, then enter requisition # (Psychologist - 50256) (Social Worker - 53976) or (Counselor - 52256) in the "Search Staff Jobs” field.