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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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  Job posted:   Tue Mar 13, 2018
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# Scope of Job
To provide specialized assistance and counseling to the University students. Responsible for a variety of professional tasks related to developing, implementing and conducting specialized individual and group psychotherapy in a clinical setting. Uses independent judgment and discretion in diagnosing and formulating clinical treatment plans for clients.
# Description of Duties
* Develops and implements new programs, strategies, and goals for individual mental health, group psychotherapy, advanced level counseling services for couples to address the needs of the University community.
* Coordinates services with other appropriate mental health professionals and resources on and off campus.
* May assist in the coordination and development of the Critical Incident Stress Management Team.
* Administers, scores, and interprets personality assessments, mental health screenings, and psychotherapy client readiness.
* Periodically reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of existing programs and services.
* Adheres to established policies and procedures of the University, UT System, and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
* Maintains appropriate documentation to assure compliance with state law.
* Assesses all referrals, forms, and materials to gauge effectiveness.
* Acts as department representative with internal and external University committees and organizations.
* Develops and conducts presentation as needed.
* Assists in training and supervision of counselor interns and practicum students.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
# Licenses/Certifications
Must be licensed or certified in a mental health discipline in the State of Texas or hold a temporary/conditional professional counselor license and are actively working toward licensure (Proof of progress will need to be submitted to the supervisor every 6 months).
# Working Conditions
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required.
# Other
Ability to set and adjust priorities; handles a high volume of work with frequent interruptions; works independently and in a flexible manner to meet changing business requirements. Demonstrates strong interpersonal communication skills; ability to speak and write clearly and concisely. Seeks to listen and understand views and comments of others.
# EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
# Special Instructions to Applicants
Dear Applicant,
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:
*Date of Birth
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or
# Additional Information
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
*Posting Number:* SRGV3285
*Number of Vacancies:* 1
*Location:* Brownsville, Texas
*Department:* Counseling Center
*FLSA:* Exempt
*Supervision Received:* General supervision from assigned supervisor.
*Supervision Given:* Direct supervision of assigned staff.
*Required Education:* Master's degree in a mental health related field.
*Preferred Education:* N/A
*Required Experience:* Two (2) years of experience providing mental health counseling.
*Preferred Experience:* N/A
*Equipment:* Use of standard office equipment
*Physical Capabilities:* N/A
*Employment Category:* Full-Time
*Minimum Salary:* Commensurate with Experience
*Posted Salary:* Commensurate with Experience
*Position Available Date:* 02/16/2018
*Grant Funded Position:* No

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