The Counseling Center (CC) at James Madison University (JMU) is accepting applications for a Staff Clinician/Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Liaison. The CC has a commitment to diversity and multi-culturally competent professionals with the awareness, knowledge and skills required to work effectively with a diverse clientele and to enhance the CC’s diversity mission. Please see the CC’s website, listed below, to learn more about the Center’s services and review staff descriptions. Please also check out the “You Might Want to Work Here If…” to get a sense of the CC’s culture: https://www.jmu.edu/counselingctr/training/doctoral-internship/index.shtml
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Staff Clinician is a 12-month continuing position that provides short-term individual, group and crisis counseling, after-hours coverage, consultation services and outreach programming, and training and supervision of graduate students and doctoral interns. In addition to these clinical responsibilities, this position will also work with international students, students of color, students from other marginalized or underrepresented groups, and other areas of DEI outreach as identified in collaboration with the CC’s DEI Administrative Coordinator.
- The successful candidate must have a master’s degree in counseling or social work or a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology and be licensed or license eligible as a licensed professional counselor, licensed clinical social worker, or licensed clinical psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
- Preference for candidate to be licensed within the Commonwealth of VA within one year.
- Previous training and/or experience in a college mental health setting, including experience developing liaison relationships with and providing outreach programming to international students, students of color, and students from other marginalized or underrepresented groups.
- Interest and/or experience collaborating with other departments or offices on multidisciplinary teams.
- Well-developed counseling and clinical supervision skills.
- A demonstrated commitment to multicultural competency.
- A self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals.
- Demonstrated skill in working well under pressure to prioritize and manage multiple complex clinical situations.
- A collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect and trust towards colleagues.
- The energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of the role while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships.
- Interest and/or experience collaborating with other departments on multidisciplinary teams.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.