Counselor/Referral Coordinator Premium

Elon University,

Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Sun, Sep 12th, '21


Position will remain open until filled.

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Sun, Sep 12th, '21

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  • Full Time

Elon University is currently accepting applications for a Counselor/Referral Coordinator.  Full-time, 12-month position within Elon University’s Counseling Services. The Counselor/Referral Coordinator provides a blend of clinical services and referral coordination services to support the mental health needs of Elon University students. The Counselor/Referral Coordinator is responsible for providing clinical services, including psychotherapy, crisis intervention, consultation, referral support, as well as community intervention and outreach. This position includes proactive engagement with local providers to identify community referral resources relevant to the needs of Elon students. Duties related to referral coordination and liaison responsibilities vary based on the needs throughout the academic year. The successful candidate will be an experienced generalist psychologist, counselor, or social worker with established clinical, outreach and training experiences serving diverse populations within a University setting.  Position will remain open until filled.  Apply at University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.  


Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers. Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 447 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation. Elon’s 6,291 undergraduate and 826 graduate students come from 46 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories and 49 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #10 for innovation. For the sixth straight year, Elon is the leader in the “Focus on Student Success” feature – the only college or university ranked in the top-20 in all eight categories of high-impact academic programs. Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences, senior capstone and service learning. Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations. The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.


Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Counselor Education, or a related field. Independent  licensure in professional discipline in the state of North Carolina upon hire. Preferred licensure(s): LCMHC/S, LMFTLCSW etc. Minimum two years’ experience providing clinical assessment and treatment of mental health concerns with young adult population, with preference for previous experience in a college/university counseling center.  Ability to work as a generalist within a brief treatment modality to address a range of presenting mental health issues, including high risk cases. Demonstrated knowledge and competence to provide culturally responsive care to a diverse student population. Demonstrated exemplary interpersonal skills, including effective collaboration, communication (written and verbal), and decision-making ability. Ability to effectively manage crises and complex clinical situations. Demonstrated intercultural competence and commitment to enhancement and promotion of diversity and inclusion. 


Please submit an application as well as a cover letter and resume.