Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Mental Health Counselor - Mount Mercy University

Mental Health Counselor

Be part of something special at Mount Mercy University!  We are a Catholic, coeducational University founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1928 enrolling over 1,800 students. The University offers a variety of liberal arts, professional, accelerated and graduate degree programs on a picturesque campus overlooking the city.
Mount Mercy University is seeking a part time mental health counselor. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the counselor will provide limited, short-term mental health counseling to students; act as liaison between the University and community resources; serve as a resource for managing mental health emergencies and crises; deliver educational programs to students; and support the administrative functions of the Counseling Center.

Job Requirements

This position requires a Master’s degree in counseling and State of Iowa licensure. The successful candidate will be a skilled mental health care provider with demonstrated experience in crisis management; adept at collaborative program planning and execution; and demonstrated experience in program evaluation/ assessment skills. Experience in working on a college campus and familiarity with the mental health issues and trends of college students would be a plus.
Successful candidates must demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy's mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

Application Process

Screening of candidates will begin immediately for a targeted August 1, 2013 start date. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter (including salary requirements), resume, and contact information for three professional references.
Submissions must be emailed as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments to: with the subject line, "Counselor."  Only application materials emailed to this address will be considered. Application materials submitted on paper will not be reviewed.
Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free campus.

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