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Position summary: Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is seeking applicants for a Part-Time Counselor position for Spring 2023.Â Â The Counselor is an integral team member in the Student Counseling Center (SCC). The counselor will provide therapeutic, developmental, crisis and referral interventions through individual counseling, psychoeducation groups, and counseling services for students with acute psychological problems. The SCC is under the leadership of the Director of SCC and has collaborative relationships with members of the Student Health and Wellness team (i.e., Student Development, Health Services, Accessibility and Disability Services) that is essential to this position.
Hourly Rate: $30.16 - $37.69
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Serve as a clinician providing therapy, interventions and referral services to undergraduate and graduate students.
Provide crisis intervention and risk assessment in student emergencies, facilitating crisis response and/or hospitalization protocols.
Complete necessary and required clinical and administrative paperwork in a timely manner, and consistent with office expectations and professional standards.
Maintain cooperative and collaborative relationships with students, faculty and staff within MICA-particularly wellness and residence life team members and partners in the local community.
As assigned, assist with developing, coordinating, and implementing student programming and outreach on a broad range of psychological and mental health issues.
As assigned, generate reports using Titanium Schedule to assist in the coordination of clinical care to students.
As assigned, assist center leadership in decision making around appropriate level of care for students.
As assigned, participate in the development of counseling policies, forms, and procedures.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Masters or doctoral degree in social work, counseling, clinical or counseling psychology.
Licensed in Maryland as an LCSW-C, LCPC or Licensed Psychologist.
Demonstrated strong clinical skills and experience with college students
Expertise with serious mental health disorders as well as with issues of typical development
Relevant personal counseling experience in a college/university setting or equivalent
Sensitivity to and interest in the unique concerns of students involved in artistic pursuits in a highly specialized and demanding educational environment.
Demonstrated awareness and experience with LGBTQ, DEI, and international student concerns.
Experience in referrals coordination.
Knowledge of and/or experience with a wide variety of mental health services such as in-patient care and the private practice community.
Knowledge of and/or experience with public and private health insurances.
Knowledge of current short-term therapy and crisis intervention techniques adapted to a college setting.
Familiarity with Titanium Schedule or similar electronic health record.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Reporting to this position: No Direct Reports
Conditions of Employment:Â Satisfactory Background Check results
Application Instructions: Submit cover letter with resume.
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.