*A cover letter is required with application.*
Summary: As a member of a close and collaborative team of mental health professionals, provides confidential, short-term counseling/therapy to graduate and undergraduate students of the Reynolda Campus, consultation to students, faculty, and staff, and outreach/prevention efforts to the Wake Forest University (WFU) community. Responsible for coordination of one UCC service area and/or advocacy for a special population.
- Provides individual, couples, and group counseling/therapy to students at the University.
- Conducts crisis assessment and intervention for urgent/walk-in appointments.
- May coordinate at least one of the following areas and/or provide advocacy for at least one of the following populations:
- Groups Program
- LGBTQ+ students
- Clinical Services
- Alcohol and Other Drug Services
- Underrepresented Populations (International Students, First Generation Students, Traditionally Underrepresented Racial/Cultural Groups)
- Men's Mental Health
- Provides clinical supervision, consultation, and oversight to UCC graduate trainees in psychology and counseling.
- Provides professional consultation to all members of the University community.
- Provides outreach, workshops, and training on various mental health and wellbeing topics, as needed.
- Works collaboratively with other university departments to ensure delivery of integrated professional services consistent with the mission and strategic directions of Campus Life.
- Provides after-hours on-call crisis counseling on a rotating basis and occasional after-hours outreach as needed.
- Keeps timely, accurate, and ethical records consistent with UCC policy.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Doctorate in Psychology from an APA-accredited graduate program.
- Eligible to practice as a Licensed Psychologist in state of North Carolina (must be licensed within 12 months of hire date).
- Knowledge of and experience providing a broad range of psychotherapy and counseling methods within a time-limited scope of service.
- Knowledge, skill, and ability to work with students from a diversity of backgrounds and traditionally underrepresented populations.
- Experience with mental health service provision in a college or university counseling center.
- Knowledge of and ability to use crisis intervention skills.
- 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 Titanium scheduler/database.
- Ability to use independent judgment and to manage confidential information.
- Adherence to APA professional code of ethics.
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Passion for and experience working with students from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds, and dedication to partnering with relevant campus advocates (LGBTQ Center, Women's Center, Intercultural Center, Magnolia Scholars, etc.) to improve mental health service provision.
- At least two years of post-graduate experience as a mental health professional in a college/university setting.
- Experience providing developmentally-appropriate clinical supervision to graduate trainees in psychology.
- Licensed to practice as a Psychologist in the state of North Carolina.
- Responsible for own work.
- May provide clinical consultation and supervision to graduate student trainees.
Note: This 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 his/her supervisor.
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.