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Licensed Mental Health Counselor 119710

Apply now Job no: 494634
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Categories: Staff, Counseling Ctr & Health Education

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law. 

Please review job requirements carefully.  Failure to submit all pieces of the application may result in disqualification. Applications are accepted on the University of West Florida career site: https://careers.uwf.edu. For assistance contact UWF Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or jobs@uwf.edu.

Employment based visa sponsorship will NOT be considered for this position.

Position Number: 119710
Position Title (Classification Title):  Licensed Mental Health Counselor, 119710
Working Title:  Counselor
Job Summary: The primary role of this position is to provide individual, couples and group psychotherapy, consultation, crisis evaluation and services, supervision of interns, and outreach related to Counseling & Psychological Services. May be required to supervise pre-master's interns; may conduct assessment or research related to counseling, student development, and student needs; performs Baker Act assessments, consults with staff/interns regarding assessments.
Department Counseling Ctr & Health Education
FLSA: Exempt
Minimum Qualifications:

LMHC I:  Must be a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Florida.  Must have a master's degree in mental health counseling, guidance, psychology, or rehabilitation counseling at a college/university.  Must be licensed in the State of Florida or licensed in another state and must attain Florida license within six (6) months of hire.

LMHC II:  Must be a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Florida and a minimum of three (3) years of post-licensure experience in a college or university counseling center or other relevant setting.  Must have a master's degree in mental health counseling, guidance, psychology, or rehabilitation counseling at a college/university.  Must be licensed in the State of Florida or licensed in another state and must attain Florida license within six (6) months of hire.

LMHC III:  Must be a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Florida and a minimum of six (6) years of post-licensure experience in a college or university counseling center or other relevant setting. Must have a master's degree in mental health counseling, guidance, psychology, or rehabilitation counseling from a college/university.  Must be licensed in the State of Florida or licensed in another state and must attain Florida license within six (6) months of hire.

Position Qualifications: Must be a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Florida and a minimum of six (6) years of post-licensure experience in a college or university counseling center or other relevant setting. Must have a master's degree in mental health counseling, guidance, psychology, or rehabilitation counseling from a college/university. Must be licensed in the State of Florida or licensed in another state and must attain Florida license within six (6) months of hire
Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated record of successful performance in and commitment to the practice of psychotherapy with both individuals and groups; ability and interest in providing clinical supervision and training; excellent interpersonal skills to communicate in a warm, caring, respectful and non-judgmental manner; skilled collaborator to work as part of a team with students, colleagues, and other professionals/administrators. Experience working in a University Counseling Center; experience initiating and developing outreach programs for both the general student body and targeted underserved groups; demonstrated commitment and competency in working with a diverse student population.
Essential Functions / Job Duties:
  • 10% - Provide outreach to the campus community - (Essential)
  • 5% - Serve and chair on various committees; Train and consult with university personnel. May conduct research and/or assessment related to counseling, student development, and student needs - (Essential)
  • 60% - Provide individual, couples, biofeedback and group psychotherapy and assessment for a diverse student community with a broad range of psychopathology; Vocational counseling; Crisis intervention and emergency services. - (Essential)
  • 15% - Contributes to the training program and the professional development of staff, participation in professional development including presenting at professional issues/case conferences; may be required to supervise pre-master's interns - (Essential)
  • 5% - Administration related to clinical work including documentation of services provided; may perform Baker Act assessments. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Part of the on-call rotation for after hours emergency/crisis. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. - (Essential)
Physical Demands:
  • Physical Requirements: No unusual physical requirement. Requires no heavy lifting and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility.
  • Impact of Deadlines: Externally imposed deadlines set and revised beyond one’s control. Interruptions influence priorities. Difficult to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days.
  • Standing: Occasionally
  • Walking: Occasionally
  • Sitting: Daily
  • Reaching with hands and arms: Frequently
  • Climbing or balancing: Occasionally
  • Stooping: Occasionally
  • Use of hands to handle objects: Daily
  • Lifting up to 10lbs: Occasionally
  • Lifting up to 25lbs: Occasionally
  • Lifting over 25lbs: Occasionally
  • Talking as express or exchange of ideas verbally: Daily
  • Hearing as perceive sound by ear: Daily
  • Vision as distinguish colors & depth: Frequently
Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:

This position requires a criminal background screen

This position requires licensure, certification, or other described in the Special Instructions

Number of Vacancies 1
Work Hours 8:00 - 5:00
FTE 1.0
Salary Range 47,000 - 60,851
Pay Basis Annually
Preferred Response Date: 11/17/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references. *References will be contacted upon submission of this application. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.

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