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Program Coordinator, Counseling Services
Title:Program Coordinator, Counseling Services
Department:Office of Student Affairs
Location:Van Ness

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Employment Status: Full time, Temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/7

Salary Range:  $55,488.16 - $66,198.10

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

The Program Coordinator for Counseling Services at the UDC Counseling and Student Development Center provides comprehensive psychological services, clinical supervision, and mental health outreach programs to meet the mental health and developmental needs of students and others in the campus community.  The Program Coordinator functions as a clinician and also has core administrative, training, and outreach responsibilities.  The ideal Program Coordinator is a hard-working, bright, energetic, team-oriented professional who enjoys working with marginalized communities.
Brief Description of Duties

The Program Coordinator provides mental health services to university students, including initial assessment, crisis management, individual and group therapy, and provides clinical supervision of non-licensed trainees.   In addition to direct clinical services all clinicians , of the Counseling Center are required to promote the Counseling Center’s mission and mental health awareness through mental health outreach, clinical training and supervision, and program coordination.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provision of individual and group counseling, supervision of interns, outreach and prevention, brief psychological assessment, and crisis intervention
  • Supervises graduate level psychology trainees and psychiatric residents
  • Plans and administers training activities for graduate level clinical trainees
  • Implements a system of assessment and evaluation for all major facets of his/her work
  • Serves on University committees or task forces related to student development and student retention
  • Develops and participates in outreach services to meet the mental health needs of the University student community, including educational workshops, groups, student activities, consultation and training programs for faculty and staff
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s or Doctoral degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work
  • Licensed Psychologist or Clinical Social Worker in the District of Columbia

Information to Applicant

Condition of Employment: This is a sponsored program appointment. The duration of this appointment is subject to grant fund availability.

Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.

Employment Benefits: Depending upon length of appointment, selectee may or may not be eligible for full benefits such as health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia's retirement plan (TIAA).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This job is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University's EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.

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