Staff Counselor

East Carolina University   Greenville, NC   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on March 15, 2024
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Staff Counselor


Position Number: 923008

Vacancy Open to: All Candidates

Department: SAH Counseling Center

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Division: Student Affairs

Classification Title: Counselor

Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.000

Full Time or Part Time: Full Time

Position Location (City): Greenville

Job Category: Non-Faculty Instructional & Research


Organizational Unit Overview:


The Division of Student Affairs actively supports the University’s missions of education, research, and service by providing comprehensive programs and services to assist each student in developing intellectually, socially, morally, and culturally. The Division anticipates students’ developmental needs throughout their collegiate experiences and promotes students development by fostering a community of learning, which encourages individual student involvement and participation. The Division of Student Affairs provides a broad range of support services, activities, and programs that seek to: Assist students in developing respect and appreciation for individual differences, interpersonal civility, and human rights. Enhance the learning environment, facilitate retention, and optimize the student experience. Accommodate the diverse needs of all students. Support a community environment that is welcoming, safe, and secure. Assist students in meeting their basic needs for housing, nutrition, and physical and emotional well-being. Provide the means for students to become active participants and leaders in their own learning. Assist students in developing logical thought processes and sound decision-making skills. Assist students in developing an appreciation of the arts. Moreover, the division seeks to contribute to the development of the whole individual by fostering in each student a deeper appreciation of the importance of life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity. Through collaboration, the division provides programs and services that are grounded in theory, assessment, and sound practice.


The purpose of the Center for Counseling & Student Development is to assist students in making the most of their opportunities for academic and personal development while attending the university. The Center offers personal counseling and psychiatric services to enrolled students. In addition to individual therapy, group therapy, workshops, crisis intervention, case management and consultative services are also available. All enrolled students are able to access the services provided by the center without charge beyond what has been paid in tuition and fees.

Job Duties:


Minimum Education/Experience:


Master’s degree required in counseling, social work, psychology or marriage and family therapy, or terminal degree in other appropriate human services field; Eligibility for state licensure and/or certification in respective professional field


License or Certification required by statute or regulation: N/A

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:


Doctoral degree preferred in: counseling, social work, psychology or marriage and family therapy, or terminal degree in other appropriate human services field; Demonstrated experience and expertise in short-term counseling; Demonstrated interest in and experience working with college students including diverse and/or underrepresented college student populations; Demonstrated ability in outreach programming; Demonstrated consultation skills; Knowledge of current research in the field of psychology, counseling and college student development; Experience working with clients in one or more of the following the areas of: eating disorders, sexual assault, trauma, LGBTQ concerns, veterans’ issues, and men’s issues and/or experience in provision of DBT-informed treatment preferred

License or Certification required by the Department:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Job Open Date: 03/15/2024

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.


Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or

Eligibility for Employment:


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:


If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.