Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
The Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center invites applications for a Crisis Counselor. This is a full-time professional faculty appointment at our Blacksburg facility. The Cook Counseling Center provides mental health services to the student community of Virginia Tech. The Crisis Counselor works with a multidisciplinary staff to deliver services that maintain the highest standards of professional and ethical care. The Crisis Counselor has responsibility for the following: provide individual services to students including initial assessment, diagnosis, and determination of treatment needs. They will conduct crisis interventions as needed; follow-up and track referrals for students with identified high risk needs; maintain full and accurate case notes for clients; attend court hearings for involuntarily hospitalized students; conduct mandatory assessments; and maintain private practitioner database. Occasional travel may be necessary to attend seminars, continuing education and professional development opportunities. For additional information about Cook Counseling Center, please see our web site at www.ucc.vt.edu. Interested applicants must apply on line at www.jobs.vt.edu. Complete the faculty application, attach a cover letter, resume or vita and the names, and contact information for three professional references. A conviction/background check is required Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify MaDonna Overstreet at 540/231-6557 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Master's Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related field, experience in crisis intervention/emergency evaluation. -Licensed as a mental health professional or license eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia (must be licensed within two years of hire).
-Experience in working in a college counseling center is desirable.
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfil...ls its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).