Counseling Clinic Coordinator-Little Rock

Posted 06/09/21

Position summary

The Counseling Clinic Coordinator - Little Rock (LC) is a part-time clinical/administrative position whose primary function is providing strategic management and oversight of the JBU Community Counseling Clinic (CCC) - LR within the Department of Graduate Counseling (DGC).  This position reports directly to the Executive Clinical Director and Graduate Counseling Department Chair and works alongside the Clinical Coordinator - NWA and Field Placement Director in clinical administrative responsibilities.  The primary office for this position is in the CCC - LR with travel sometimes required between JBU Counselor Education Centers, campuses, and clinics.  This position must be flexible and available to work weekday evenings and the occasional weekend.  This position will be 15-20 hours/week for CCC-LR coverage and supervision and 8-12 hours/week for Clinic/department administration and meetings/outreach. 

Role Qualifications

  • Must possess strong administration and supervision skills, including planning, organizing, assessing, and revising systems, processes, and procedures.
  • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills, effective team leadership skills, the ability to use various clinic/office technologies and the ability to navigate academic learning management systems.
  • Must have effective peer collaboration and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated track record of connecting with and maintaining positive working relationships with diverse constituents.
  • Must have a proven ability to teach, present, train, and supervise counselors effectively at the graduate level.
  • An organized, timely, dependable, and hard-working individual who can balance administrative tasks with personal/relational interaction.
  • Must possess an internal drive to achieve departmental benchmarks related to the position, while being a positive influence on peers, students, and external constituents/site supervisors.
  • Must be a team player with a servant attitude who is committed to excellence and ongoing personal growth (professionally and spiritually).
  • Commitment to the Articles of Faith, Mission, and Objectives of the University; and desires to be a role model for students by demonstrating an active Christian faith in personal example and in work related responsibilities.

Position Responsibilities

  • Managing and overseeing campus and clinic facilities, technologies, procedures, financial transactions, and information management systems at the Little Rock campus.
  • Managing and supervising all CCC trainees, staff, graduate assistants (GAs), contracted employees, and faculty using the CCCC, including training and orienting these professionals to CCC policies and procedures.
  • Managing and coordinating clinic schedules, open hours, and clinical coverage, including individual/weekly and on-site supervision.
  • Managing internship records, record-keeping, and informational technology, including site/student data, activity logs, evaluations, and contracts.
  • Providing regular reports of CCC financial and clinical activity to the DGC.
  • Providing ad hoc supervision/consultation for crisis and emergency cases as needed.
  • Providing informal intervention and remediation for CCC trainees with identified developmental and competency issues as needed.
  • Providing a minimum of 3 hours per week of individual/triadic supervision to CCC trainees per semester.
  • Ensuring the CCC is operating within ethical and legal guidelines of professional counseling practice as well as DGC policies and procedures for clinical training, including:
  • Ensuring each JBE Practicum/Internship student placed at the CCC receives weekly individual/triadic supervision.
  • Ensuring on-site licensed clinical coverage during CCC open hours as follows:
    • Providing a minimum of two-three evenings per week of CCC coverage. This requirement can be met while providing individual/group supervision. 
    • Coordinating clinic coverage when off-site performing other duties.
  • Assisting in community outreach as an ambassador of JBU and the CCC within the local community, including establishing referral resources and developing strategic partnerships with counseling agencies and professionals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of three years' experience as a licensed counselor (or marriage and family therapist).  

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Licensed as a counselor (or marriage and family therapist) in the state of Arkansas. 
  • Relevant supervisor experience and credentials. Approved Clinic Supervisor or state license in supervision preferred.
  • Clinical and administrative experience in an academic or community mental health center context preferred.  Experience in collaborating with local agencies/churches is beneficial.

Education 

  • Minimum of Master’s degree in Counseling or related field.

Fringe Benefits

  • Rent-free access to the CCC-LR for the purpose of developing a private, individual, independent counseling practice. Services related to this independent practice must be provided during “closed” clinic hours so as not to interfere with training schedules and clinical duties as described above.
  • Rent-free storage of clinical files related to counseling services provided.  

Reporting to this Position

  • No direct reports

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.  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:  The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

The employee is expected to adhere to all University policies.

 

Diversity

JBU desires to increase the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students to honor how all humans are created in the image of God, to reflect better the diversity of the Kingdom of God, to further our Christian commitment to justice, and to increase the quality of our educational experience. JBU is pursuing the goal of teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from ethnic minorities and women. For more information, visit our diversity webpage

About JBU

Information describing the university is available on-line.

Apply

Please complete the application and then upload it along with your resume and cover letter to the "Upload Your Documents" page. Only complete materials will be reviewed. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the university.‚Äč 

Contact Information:
Office of Human Resources
John Brown University
2000 West University Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Phone: 479.524.7197
e-mail: jobs@jbu.edu

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