Job Description

Counselor/Social Worker,Sr

Requisition IDreq11407
Working TitleCounselor/Social Worker,Sr
Position GradeAE13
Position SummaryUNM Student Health and Counseling is soliciting applicationsfor a Licensed Clinical Counselor/Licensed Clinical Social Worker. This is a full-timeposition in Student Health and Counseling. The person in this position will provide assessment,therapy, and consultation services to UNM students. UNM is a Public Universitywith an enrollment of approximately 23,000 located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.The high altitude and relatively mild weather affords many year-roundrecreational opportunities. New Mexico offers a rich cultural climate with a diversepopulation and a welcoming attitude.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • Must be employment eligible as verified by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA).
  • May be subject to credentialing process; must maintain credentialed status, if applicable.
  • Must maintain certification status.
Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or an equivalent field; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.Certification/LicensureLicensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or equivalent OR Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) or equivalent OR licensure pending, as documented by temporary license.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications1. Knowledge of psychological theories and practices with diverseclients
2. Experience with treating older adolescents and/or youngadults in an outpatient mental health setting
3. Experience assessing and managing mental health emergencysituations in college student population
4. Experience in successfully applying time-limitedtreatment methods and demonstrated ability to handle a large case-load in asetting with a high intake rate
5. Skills in use of technology in Behavioral Healthtreatment
6. Demonstrated ability and comfort with public speaking togroups of varying sizes
7. Interest and experience in conducting outreach programsand workshops in a public setting
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentStudent Health and Counseling (037A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,606.49 - $5,409.73
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date12/2/2019
Application InstructionsApplications should include cover Letter, CV, and three supervisory references.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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