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Counselor - Student Counseling Center

Posting Details

Posting Details

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Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Counselor - Student Counseling Center
Posting Number NFE00034P
Department USD-Counseling
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
Posting Text

The University of South Dakota is seeking a Mental Health/Addictions Counselor. The counselor will assist the director with goal setting, strategic planning, program management, direct mental health counseling for students and substance abuse counseling.

The Mental Health/Addictions Counselor will provide counseling services within the continuum of care, develop and supervise chemical dependency counselor trainees, perform quality care review of client files, conduct needs assessments and program evaluations, plan new treatment programs or initiatives, and secure external funding to ensure that students’ substance abuse problems are recognized and addressed. The counselor will maintain accurate records to ensure effective operation of the department and continued accreditation and funding. The position is required to assist with on-call duties on a rotating basis.

Qualifications: Masters degree in counseling, social work, psychology or a related human services field required including the ability to be credentialed within one year. Licensed as a Addictions Counselor, Certified Addictions Counselor or eligible for licensing/certification within two years. Supervisory/administrative experience desired.

Include a cover letter addressing your interest in this position; a copy of your current resume; names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references; transcripts, and copies of certifications and licensures.

Posting Date 11/03/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 11/17/2017
Advertised Salary commensurate with qualifications
Duration of the Term 12 months
If Other, describe duration
Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours
Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Faculty Status No
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
If internal, define scope of search
This position requires Other, Weekends/Holidays
If other, please indicate License to practice mental health in SD
Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.

Affirmative Action Statement

EEO/AA

Diversity Statement

Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Other
  3. Graduate Transcripts