Mental Health Counselor

Trinity University,

Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Fri, Sep 8th, '17

Deadline:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Start Date:

ASAP

Last Updated:

Fri, Sep 8th, '17

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

Trinity University invites applications for a full-time Mental Health Counselor position.  This is an ongoing, 10-month position (August-May) under the supervision of the Associate Director of Counseling Services.  The successful candidate will complement a strong, supportive team of professionals within the office of Counseling Services and the division of Student Life that is committed to the psychological needs and development of traditional age, residential students.

 

Responsibilities

Provide short-term individual and group counseling.  

Screen clients for psychological disorders and refer for psychiatric evaluation, specialized treatment, and/or long-term therapy when indicated.  

Provide timely response to urgent requests for psychological intervention with

students during office hours and after hours through the on-call system.

Consult with parents, medical and mental health professionals, faculty, and staff.  

Provide outreach programming and training.

Collaborate with Counseling Services staff, faculty, staff, and administrators in various projects.

ABOUT TRINITY UNIVERSITY

Trinity University – a private, liberal arts and sciences institution – is dedicated to teaching bright, motivated students to discover their passions, grow their talents, and become well-rounded leaders. Located in San Antonio, Texas, America’s seventh largest city, Trinity is a nationally respected institution with approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students from 48 states and 65 countries.  Students of color make up nearly 40 percent of the student body and 15 percent of our students are first generation.  Trinity has been ranked #1 in the West by U.S. News & World Report for 25 consecutive years.


 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A master’s degree in counseling or clinical psychology, social work, or a related mental health field.  

Licensure at the master’s level (e.g., LPC, LCSW) or eligibility for licensure as a psychologist if not currently licensed.

Strong clinical, interpersonal, organizational, public speaking, and writing skills.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in a university counseling center.  

Experience providing services for anxiety disorders, self-injury, and/or suicide prevention.

Experience working with a diverse population and multicultural issues.

 
COMPENSATION

Salary and benefits are competitive.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Application Process

To apply for this position, please email your resume, a letter of interest, and contact information for at least three professional references to:  humanresources@trinity.edu or by mail to Trinity University, Office of Human Resources, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212; Fax: 210-999-7542.  If you have questions regarding the position, please direct them to Dr. Gary Neal, Chair of the Search Committee and Director of Counseling and Health Services, gneal@trinity.edu. 


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  


Trinity University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Search Committee encourages applications from persons who would enhance the diversity of Trinity University.  The university is committed to making employment-related decisions according to an applicant’s experience, talent, and qualifications without regard to the applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability (if otherwise qualified for the job), military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any status protected by federal, state, or local laws.