Job Title: Staff Counselor/Psychologist
Reports to: Assistant
Director of University Counseling Center
This 12 month, full-time clinical staff member will be an
integral part of supporting the University Counseling Center’s mission to
providing confidential counseling/therapy to graduate and undergraduate
students of the Reynolda Campus; consultation to students, faculty, and staff;
and outreach/prevention efforts to the WFU community. While this particular position is considered
a generalist clinician, this staff member will play an integral part in the
university’s efforts to address alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and abuse in
our population. In addition to a portion
of their caseload being allocated to alcohol/other drug assessment and brief
follow-up to identified clients, this clinician has the opportunity to partner
with the prevention and response efforts of the Office of Wellbeing, and be a
campus leader and advocate for prevention and recovery in a higher education
environment. This staff member will also
have the opportunity to supervise to masters and doctoral level trainees in the
UCC’s growing training program and provide training and consultation to staff
members and trainees around AOD concerns and interventions.
Provides individual and group counseling/therapy
to students at the University.
Conducts triage assessment and intervention for
Provides clinical supervision, consultation, and
oversight to UCC graduate trainees in psychology and counseling.
Provides clinical AOD assessment and as-needed
brief follow-up for clients specifically referred to UCC.
Provides coordination for alcohol/other drug
services within the UCC, while partnering with other campus AOD efforts.
Works collaboratively with other university
departments (e.g., Student Health Service, Dean of Students, Office of
Wellbeing, etc.) to ensure delivery of effectively integrated professional
Provides professional consultation to all members
of the University community.
Provides outreach, workshops, and training on
various mental health and wellbeing topics as needed.
Participates in relevant center, division, and
university-wide committees related to alcohol and other drug abuse prevention
Provides after-hours on-call crisis counseling
on a rotating basis.
Keeps timely, accurate, and ethical records
consistent with UCC policy.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills,
Master’s degree in mental health profession
(i.e., counseling, clinical/counseling psychology, clinical social work,
marriage and family therapy) from accredited graduate program.
Licensed or license-eligible to independently
practice as mental health professional in the state of North Carolina.
Knowledge of and experience providing a broad
range of psychotherapy and counseling methods within a time-limited scope of
Knowledge, skill, and ability to work with
students from a diversity of backgrounds and traditionally underrepresented
Specific experience with clinical assessment of
alcohol and other drug use and abuse.
Experience with mental health provision in a
college or university counseling center.
Knowledge of and ability to use crisis
Ability to consult and collaborate both within
and outside the University.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
and excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to keep good client records and use
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage
Adherence to APA/ACA/other mental health
profession code of ethics.
Passion for working with students from
underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds; and dedication to partnering
with relevant campus advocates (Office of Diversity and Inclusion, LGBTQ
Center, Women’s Center, Magnolia Scholars, etc.) to improve mental health
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills,
Doctorate in Psychology from an accredited
Understanding of AOD prevention and response
efforts within a higher education community.
Experience providing developmentally appropriate
clinical supervision to graduate trainees in mental health fields.
Licensed as a Licensed Clinical Addictions
Specialist (LCAS) in the state of North Carolina.
May provide clinical consultation and supervision to graduate student
position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for
performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be
required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related
instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community,
Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for
all final staff candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a
diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group
demographics to apply.