University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Clinical Specialist in Education: Grant Administrator
and Digital Engagement
The Counseling Center is seeking a Clinical
Specialist in Education: Grant Administrator and Digital Engagement. The
function of the Clinical Specialist in Education position is to perform a
variety of both administrative and clinical duties. Administrative duties of
this position include providing oversight and management of externally funded Mental
Health Early Action on Campus Act (MHEAC); clinical duties of this position
include providing clinical services to Counseling Center clients and serving as
a point person for our digital engagement platforms. The duties of this
position are essential to the successful operation of the Counseling Center.
The Clinical Specialist in Education and Grant Administrator
will have demonstrated expertise and knowledge in the provision of general
administrative and grant services; additionally, the individual in this
position will also have experience in providing general clinical services. This
position requires a multiculturally-competent, thoughtful, self-reflective, and
collaborative professional with strong ethical decision-making skills.
The Counseling Center has
over 50 staff including clinical counselors, doctoral interns, professional
staff, administrative staff as well as graduate assistants, undergraduate
paraprofessionals, and practicum trainees.
Clinical Specialist in Education: Grant
Administrator and Digital Engagement has
a dual reporting line to the Director of the Counseling Center and the
Principal Investigator of the grant. This position is multifaceted in scope and
function and is designed to assist the Director with the overall management of
the Counseling Center's grant coordination and administration.
Specific clinical duties
and grant coordination responsibilities for the Clinical Specialist
in Education: Grant Administrator and Digital Engagement may include, but are not limited to:
management of the MHEAC grant, functioning as an integral part of MHEAC grant
coordination team with responsibility for developing strategies to effectively
manage and enhance programs and activities funded by the grant.
Serve as MHEAC
grant representative and campus liaison; coordinate outreach initiatives and
promotion of MHEAC grant’s mission and objectives, engage in the campus
community and serve as an expert, liaison, advisor and resource.
of effective training and educational initiatives, plan, design, coordinate,
and conduct training, educational programs, and presentations for internal and
external training needs.
training to ensure MHEAC and related activities fulfill grant activity
interpret, and apply all relevant federal and state regulations and laws,
University and sponsor policies, and sponsoring agency terms and conditions;
advise University staff on how to best maintain compliance.
Center and MHEAC leadership to develop and implement policies, procedures, and
Develop MOUs with
other campus and community entities.
efforts across digital engagement platforms such as Kognito, Well Track, and
Togetherall; remain abreast of Illinois App and other campus platforms.
Provide coordination and reporting of our digital
utilization of digital platforms
Provide time-limited counseling services for individuals, couples and
Participate in the training/supervision of doctoral interns, practicum
counselors and undergraduate paraprofessional service providers.
Participate in other outreach and prevention team activities.
The person in this position
works in a fast-paced office setting with the constant distraction of phones,
inter-office communications and clients. There are occasions when the
expression of grievances, requests, demands, or complaints from clients,
students, staff, and others may be stressful. The work involves sitting for
long periods. There is no unusual physical requirement other than the normal
lifting of office supplies.
is a 100% full-time, Academic Professional position, appointed on a 12-month
basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date.
Additionally, this position is a security sensitive position.
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
The Counseling Center is an accredited
training site through the American Psychological Association with over 50 staff
, which includes
clinicians, doctoral interns, academic professional staff, and administrative
staff as well as graduate assistants, undergraduate paraprofessionals,
The University of Illinois is
located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana in central Illinois. The University of
Illinois 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 international students totaling 22.5 percent of the total student
population, 17.8 percent for Asian American students, 10.8 percent for Latinx/e
students, 5.2 percent for African-American students, and 2.9 percent for
multiracial students, with a total enrollment of over 56,000 students. The
University of Illinois is a land-grant university with 54.4 percent of the
students coming from the Illinois.
University of Illinois Counseling
Center employees enjoy a high quality of life with excellent compensation;
competitive health, dental, retirement, and vision benefits; and education
The University of Illinois 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.