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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
RE08381
AJE Ref #
575979890
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY

The Mental Health Counselor will provide general mental-health counseling to faculty, staff, domestic partners, and retirees of the University of Kentucky. Our counseling services are offered free-of-charge to clients. Work will also involve presentations, workshops, grief counseling, and support in planning mental-health related events on campus.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

The ideal candidate will have previous experience providing mental health counseling; have strong active listening, judgement, critical thinking and decision making skills; be service oriented; have social perceptiveness; proficient in Microsoft Office, to include Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word; excellent attention to detail; satisfactory-level of planning and organizational skills; solid written and verbal communication skills; ability to solve routine problems and manage resources; demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service and time management; and respect for confidentiality and inclusivity for people of all backgrounds and abilities.

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

4-5 years of previous experience providing mental health counseling is strongly preferred.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
09/07/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.