1) The person in this position will serve as both a clinician and an administrator.Â It is envisioned that the balance of duties will be 50% clinical and 50% administrative, but this proportion may be adjusted depending on the needs of the unit.
2) Provide administrative leadership, oversight, and coordination of initiatives and outreach.
3) Assess physical and mental health needs and barriers to care for students from underrepresented groups and develop and implement initiatives to address these needs.
4) Provide clinical leadership and consultation on best practice for SHCS staff in the areas of diversity and inclusion.
5) Coordinate and provide consultation, training, outreach, and collaborative support to the University community, across administrative and academic units.
6) Develop cross-service collaboration with the Student Health Service, Health Promotion and Wellness, Student Disability Services, and other campus stakeholders to develop and conduct programming that meets studentsâ™ needs and lowers barriers to seeking and receiving care.
7) Develop effective strategies to recruit, train, and retain a diverse and talented cadre of clinical staff.
8) Develop and implement training on diversity and inclusion for staff across Student Health and Counseling Services.
9) Provide direct clinical services, including goal-focused, time-limited individual, couples, and group psychotherapy.
10) Provide emergency and crisis intervention services including scheduled daytime coverage and limited nighttime/weekend on-call coverage.
11) Conduct clinical diagnostic evaluation and assessment of patients.
12) Maintain timely and complete electronic documentation as appropriate.
13) Provide consultation, training, and outreach to members of the University of Chicago community both during and after hours.
14) Participate in clinical and administrative staff meetings as appropriate.
15) Provide clinical supervision of trainees as needed and as appropriate.
1) Demonstrated interest and experience working with and creating mental health and inclusion programming for underrepresented populations.
2) Demonstrated track record of leadership and administrative responsibilities required, preferably in a university mental health setting.
3) Demonstrated commitment to and solid understanding of multicultural counseling as well as knowledge of how individual identities impact oneâ™s health and wellness needs, particularly in the mental health context.
4) Expertise in program development, design, and implementation preferred.
5) Expertise providing services to underrepresented populations, including low-income, first-generation, undocumented, minority, and LGBTQ students preferred.
6) Demonstrated experience with consultation, collaboration, facilitating groups and workshops, and implementing community-based initiatives, preferably in university settings.
8) Experience and interest in clinical assessment and conducting urgent-care/crisis evaluations.
9) Ability to provide daytime and limited nighttime/weekend telephonic on-call coverage.
10) Excellent verbal and written communication skills required, including a high degree of comfort in speaking to large groups.
11) Strong interpersonal skills.
12) Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive situations.
13) Comprehensive knowledge of laws and ethical principles related to the provision of mental health services.
14) Ability to review, analyze, interpret, and/or prepare federal and state laws, rules, regulations, Code of Ethics, policies and procedures as related to social work.Â
15) Interest in helping students to overcome behavioral and emotional obstacles to peak academic performance.
1) Office environment and other on-campus settings.
2) Occasional evening and weekend hours.
3) On-call responsibilities.
4) High stress environment, at times.
5) Ability to use computers extensively for up to 2 hours at a time.
6) Ability to use standard computer and office equipment.
1) MSW from an accredited institution.
1) Advanced training or experience with college age or young adult populations preferred.
2) Minimum two years post-licensure provision of psychotherapy experience preferred.
3) Experience in consultation and outreach in a university setting preferred.
4) Experience working in a university counseling setting preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
1) Licensed or license-eligible in the State of Illinois for clinical social workers (LCSW).
NOTE:Â When applying, all Required Documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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