Multiple Positions Open - (2) Professional Counselor I, (1) Health Educator, (1) Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Texas A&M University,

Counseling & Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Aug 11th, '21

Deadline:

These positions are open until filled. Only completed applications will be reviewed.

Start Date:

As soon as able.

Last Updated:

Thu, Sep 9th, '21

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

* POSITIONS WILL BE COMING ONLINE IN THE NEXT ONE OR TWO WEEKS. PLEASE CHECK DAILY.


Position: Full-time (12 month) position openings in a large university counseling center with an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited pre-doctoral internship. 


Professional Counselor I (Online) – Office located in the CAPS Student Services Building (main office). Will provide counseling and crisis intervention, within the modalities of individual, couple, and group counseling formats through the use of a multiculturally competent approach; provide consultation and outreach to faculty, staff, students, and parents; serve on departmental, division, and university committees; receive supervision/training, applied research, program coordination and development. Supervision provided through CAPS.


Health Educator (Online – Under the general supervision, plans, implements, and evaluates theory evaluates theory and evidence-based mental health promotion strategies, policies, programs, and services for students. Provides mental health training and performs outreach functions on and off campus. Indirectly supervises student staff and/or peer educators for HelpLine and Aggies Reaching Aggies. Works closely with CAPS HelpLine and SAPO internal programs, splitting their time 50% for each. Provides assistance in training HelpLine and Aggie Reaching Aggies volunteers and facilitates suicide prevention trainings. Provides assistance in training volunteers each semester for CAPS HelpLine.


Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - under general direction, conducts clinical assessments and diagnostic evaluations, prescribes and monitors medications, provides crisis intervention and assists in the processing of voluntary and involuntary hospitalizations. Maintains case records, generates various correspondence related to student care, consults with family members of students, and performs other professional and administrative responsibilities. Performs these duties under delegated authority. Assumes responsibility for difficult and complex patients based on experience or area of expertise. Provides specialty consultation to other health care staff including Student Health Services. Keeps up with timely documentation requirements per department policy.

ABOUT TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

Texas A&M University in College Station is the Flagship University of the Texas A&M University System. Fall 2021 enrollment for the university was 72,982 students, making it the largest university in the nation. Texas A&M University offers more than 130 undergraduate degree programs and more than 268 masters and doctoral degree programs. Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas, and is the only land, sea, and space grant University in Texas. The university offers a rich variety of cultural, recreational, athletic, and community education programs.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education and Experience: 


Professional Counselor I - Master’s degree in Counseling and Guidance, Social Work, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, other specialty related to job function.

Health Educator - Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Health Education, Public Health, Health Promotion, or applicable field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Two years of related experience in health promotion.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Master’s Degree in Nursing or equivalent level of education and experience that qualifies the applicant to hold a Nurse Practitioner License in Texas.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Education and Experience:


The successful candidate will have experience working within a university or college counseling center from a multiculturally competent brief-oriented model of service delivery and possess experience and training in a professional area of expertise relevant to college and university counseling center work, or be willing to develop a relevant area of expertise. For this position, bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and note this skill on their cover letter.


Health Educator - Experience providing mental health education, developing programs, and building campus or other partnership collaborations. 

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse License with prescriptive authority in the area of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Texas.

 
COMPENSATION

Salary, Benefits, and Appointment PeriodFor the academic year 2021-2022, the salary for all positions is commensurate with experience. Employment appointments are made on an annual basis.  Benefits include:  Health, vision (optional), dental (optional), life insurance, retirement program, professional travel funds, vacation leave, sick leave, and paid holidays. College Station has a below national average cost of living.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Application Materials:  Applicants should apply online at https://www.tamu.edu/about/employment.html. Various departments not associated with CAPS may also be advertising positions. Please note the department you are submitting your application to. Applicants must apply to each position of interest to be considered for that position. You are strongly encouraged to scan your cover letter and CV into a single PDF file and upload it to the system as one document to avoid complications.


Applicants must submit: a current resume or Curriculum Vitae. A cover letter should be submitted stating the applicant's interest in working in a university counseling center, how this position relates to the applicant's professional interests, details listing the applicant’s experience as it pertains to the requirements of the position, and information about the applicant’s training/interest in a professional area of expertise relevant to college and university counseling center work. Please highlight experience working with college students or young adults for individual counseling/therapy, group work, outreach, and crisis intervention. Please note if able to provide fluent bilingual counseling as well as specific experience providing culturally competent work to marginalized populations. Letters of reference from three professionals may be attached but are not required. Degrees will be verified prior to an official employment offer.


 

Application Process:  A Search Committee will review completed applications, conduct small team interviews with selected applicants, and make recommendations to the Director for onsite or video interviews.