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Counselor/ Psychotherapist

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Posting Details

Position Information

Title Counselor/ Psychotherapist
Hiring Range Grade 10 ($40,492+ Annually) Depending on Qualifications
Department Counseling
Posting Number S00355
Reports to Director of Counseling
Full or Part Time Full Time
Number of Months 10 Months
Work Schedule

Generally Monday- Friday 8:30- 5:00
with occasional evening and weekend hours.

Position End Date (if temporary)

Position Summary Information

Basic Function

Under the general supervision of the Director of Counseling, assist students in understanding and managing psychological issues affecting their college success.

Duties and Responsibilities

-Conduct clinical interviews with student clients in order to evaluate psychological/emotional conditions.
-Make appropriate treatment planning decisions as to level of care needed, type and longevity of treatment, and whether treatment is best received on campus or in the community.
-Respond to student mental health emergencies as needed.
-Treat psychological or interpersonal difficulties utilizing various treatment modalities.
-Maintain appropriate documentation of clinical interventions.
-Provide outreach to the College community as needed.
-Provide consultation to faculty, staff, and parents.
-Supervise and consult with graduate student trainees as needed.
-Participate in College infrastructure as needed (committees, staff meetings, etc).
-Present psychoeducational information as needed by the community or as requested by the Director.
-Provide back-up on-call crisis service by telephone on an occasional basis.
-Adhere to all professional ethical guidelines and Guilford College policies.
-Maintain relevant licensure.
-Provide support to the College and to the Counseling Center as needed and requested by the Director of Counseling or the Vice President of Student Affairs.
-Complete other tasks as assigned by Director of Counseling.

Minimum Qualifications

-Graduate degree from an accredited program in counseling, social work, psychology, or closely related field
-Eligibility for independent licensure within 6 months of hire
-Working knowledge of developmental theory
-Excellent assessment skills
-Familiarity with various treatment modalities
-Suicide assessment skills
-Awareness of multicultural issues

Preferred Qualifications

Independent licensure preferred. Experience with college student population or young adult population preferred. Experience working with clients who are diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, nationality, culture, religion, ability, socioeconomic status, gender identity, sexual orientation and so on preferred. Knowledge of brief/short-term treatment modalities, group therapy, psychiatric medications, substance use, and crisis intervention preferred. Experience or interest in media and marketing preferred. Experience with clinical data collection and analysis preferred.

Physical Requirements

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 04/09/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Although references are listed as optional on this site, they are in fact required for this position. Please submit three names and email addresses to be contacted as references when prompted.

Additional Information

In its active commitment to building a diverse community, Guilford College rejects discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin in admission, employment or access to programs and activities. The college also seeks to avoid discrimination in the administration of educational programs, admission policies, financial aid or any other college program or activity.If accommodation or assistance is needed in completing this application, contact Human Resources at 336-316-2436.


Guilford College is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, visitors and others, and to protecting College assets. Well informed hiring decisions assist in this effort. To accomplish this goal, the College performs background checks on new employees.


About the College: *Founded in 1837 by the Religious Society of Friends
(Quakers), Guilford College is a selective four-year liberal arts college
located on a 335-acre campus in Greensboro, NC. Known for its challenging,
socially engaged programs in the arts, humanities, business, policy, and
sport studies, social sciences, natural science and mathematics, Guilford
is an intentionally diverse, inclusive community where students and faculty
collaborate critically and creatively to address complex issues and
problems with an emphasis on interdisciplinary perspectives.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents