POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Counseling Specialist (.5 FTE)
Clinical Center
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Qualifications: This position requires a minimum of a master’s degree in social work, clinical psychology, or counselor education program from an accredited program. Current licensure at the level of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), or as a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of Illinois is required. A minimum of 3 years of direct counseling/clinical experience is required. Experience in a variety of mental health related facilities, as well as administrative, supervisory, and crisis service is preferred.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before an offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

Duties: The Counseling Specialist is responsible for the evaluation of graduate student clinicians and coordination with academic departments on the training requirements of those students. This position provide onsite face-to-face supervision and coordinates intake services and training. In this regard, this position has some responsibility for administrative professional functioning of the Clinical Center. This position supports students in training, by providing immediate intervention and assistance, as clinical emergencies arise. This position trains students on professionalism and ethical clinical practice.

Appointment: .5 FTE (half time) term, Administrative/Professional appointment. This position is contingent on available funding.

Effective Date of Appointment: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: January 15, 2018, or until position is filled

Application Procedure: Send application letter, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of at least three references to:

Holly Cormier, Ph.D.
Director, Clinical Center
Mail Code 4602
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
625 Wham Drive, Room 141
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.