Embedded Counselor (On-Site) Premium

University of Illinois,

Counseling Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
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Last Posted:

Tue, Jun 14th, '22

Deadline:

For full consideration, please apply by July 6, 2022.

Start Date:

August 16th, 2022 or mutually acceptable date.

Last Updated:

Tue, Jun 21st, '22

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time


Counseling Center
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Position Title:
Embedded Counselor (On-Site) – Multiple Positions

 

The University of Illinois Counseling Center is hiring multiple embedded counselors. Successful candidates for these positions will have solid experience and expertise in serving college student populations. Licensed Psychologists and BIPOC clinicians are strongly encouraged to apply. The embedded counselor is a generalist who extends our mission by partnering with an academic unit. Positions for embedded counselors will be housed in other academic units across the Illinois campus.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana in central Illinois. Founded in 1867, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus is located between the three major metropolitan areas of Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis and is consistently ranked as one of the top public research universities in the country. Our staff works on campus with an academically talented and ethnically diverse student population, including 19 percent international students, 20 percent Asian students, 14 percent Latinx students, and 6 percent African-American students, for a total enrollment of over 52,600 students. The Counseling Center is also an accredited training site through the American Psychological Association, and includes training programs for doctoral and masters-level interns, graduate assistants and undergraduate paraprofessionals.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign employees enjoy a high quality of life in the cities of Urbana-Champaign with exemplary compensation, excellent benefits, and stellar education assistance programs. The Counseling Center is looking for individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity to join our team.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.


Primary Job Functions

The primary function of these positions is to serve as a generalist for on-site clinical service provision. Additionally, the successful candidate will be a well-rounded professional, who works comfortably both individually and as a team member in providing effective outreach and prevention programs. Our Counseling 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 counselor (doctoral level) may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide time-limited counseling services for students enrolled in the college.
  • Provide and promote outreach, prevention and consultation services for the college community.
  • Network and liaise with administration, faculty and staff within the college and advocate for students and their needs as appropriate. 
  • Training/supervising doctoral interns, practicum counselors and undergraduate paraprofessional service providers; supervision of APA accredited health psychology interns; clinical supervision of unlicensed staff.
  • Manage clinical crises for students enrolled in the college.
  • Create and implement targeted prevention programming for students.
  • Participate in committees as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job duties and responsibilities for this position as an embedded counselor (master’s level) may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide time-limited counseling services for students enrolled in the college.
  • Provide and promote outreach, prevention and consultation services for the college community.
  • Network and liaise with administration, faculty and staff within the college and advocate for students and their needs as appropriate. 
  • Manage clinical crises for students enrolled in the college.
  • Create and implement targeted prevention programming for students.
  • Participate in committees as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Appointment Terms

12-month term with 24-vacation days; full-time regular position. Position will involve a limited number of evening and weekend hours, primarily during the academic year while classes are in session.

Additionally, this position is a security sensitive position.

University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

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. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.


ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS

The University of Illinois Counseling Center provides mental health counseling and wellbeing education for students. Our center is staffed by a group of diverse professionals who understand the range of concerns facing students.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

·         For clinicians having a terminal doctoral degree the following is required: doctorate in clinical psychology, clinical/community psychology, counseling psychology, or related field.

·         For clinicians having a terminal master’s level degree the following is required: master’s degree in social work, counseling or psychology.

·         Degree completed by start date is required. For psychologists will consider ABD with completion of an APA accredited internship. 


 Licensure

·         Licensed in Illinois or license eligible background as a psychologist required for candidates with 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 for embedded counselor positions.
  • 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 clinical or outreach work in an area of special emphasis and/or training/supervision is preferred.

·         Previous experience in a college counseling center preferred.

·         For psychologists: in-depth supervised training in psychological assessment, training & supervision is preferred.


Knowledge Requirements

Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin or another language is a preferred qualification for at least one position.


 
COMPENSATION

Salary is competitive and commensurate with level of education and experience.

APPLICATION MATERIALS


To apply, 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 July 6, 2022. Interviews and inquiries may take place prior to the closing date; however, no hiring decisions will be made until after that date; applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit three current letters of recommendation to:


Mary Barker, HR Associate – mdietz@illinois.edu