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University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Position Number: 2811232
  • Location: Pembroke, NC
  • Position Type: Counseling

Counselor in Residence

Division: Student Affairs
Department: Counseling & Psych Svcs
Working Title: Counselor in Residence
Vacancy Type: Instructional, Research and Information Technology

Min T/E Requirements:
Must have completed a Masters degree in counseling, social work, or psychology and must be license eligible in North Carolina. Must have experience providing clinical services to college-age students.

FTE: 1.0
Salary Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Hiring Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Position #: 3470
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months per Year: 12
Work Schedule:
Work Schedule Type:

Primary Purpose of Organization Unit:
Provide clinical mental health services for students of the University of North Carolina, Pembroke.

Primary Purpose of Position:
The position is designed for individuals interested in meeting the requirements for licensure in the state of North Carolina and working with a multi-disciplinary team to focus on delivering clinical services to residential students.

Job Description:
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging--a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

This is a time-limited, grant-funded position, funded through April 30, 2023.

The position includes housing (on-campus apartment) and a meal plan.

The responsibilities of the Counselor In Residence position include:
1. Providing individual and group counseling services to residential students
2. Providing crisis intervention and after-hours services to residential students as needed
3. Conducting educational, supportive, and skill-building programs in the residence halls focused on mental wellbeing
4. Providing consultation, support, and training to staff of UNCP Housing and Residence Life
5. Attending clinical and staff meetings for CAPS.
6. Attending Housing and Residence Life meetings as best serves the department.

This position requires living on campus and providing services at times that are accessible to residential students.

This position will be housed in Counseling and Psychological Services, but will be a liaison for Housing and Residence Life.

Supervision for licensure is included and will be provided by CAPS staff.

This position is designated as Mandatory Personnel: Mandatory Employees: Employees whose presence has been determined to be mandatory to University operations during certain types of adverse weather or emergency events

Management Preference:
Experience working in a college counseling center. Experience working in university housing department.

Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation: License eligible in NC as a licensed clinical mental health counselor or licensed clinical social worker or equivalent.

Job Opening Date: 01/27/2022
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Posting Category: Managerial/Non-Faculty Professional
Posting Number: EPA00625

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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