LINK and Student Advocacy Coordinator
Southeastern Louisiana University's Office of Student Advocacy and Accountability invites applications for the position of LINK and Student Advocacy Coordinator. The Lion Intervention Network (LINK) Coordinator works directly with the University Counseling Center (UCC) as part of a collaborative team serving as a liaison between students and faculty/staff to help students learn coping skills and assist in creating stability in their lives.
Possible duties include providing direct services such as mental health counseling, substance abuse assessment, and referral, case management, educational interventions, as well as follow-ups with faculty, staff, and administration pertaining to LINK and OSAA referred students. This position will work as an advocate for students dealing with hardships. It is likely to work with other community resources in achieving student service needs. Additionally, this position will be involved in summative and formative evaluation of the services provided as well as ongoing evidence-based program development. This position will require the individual to work in an on-call weekday and weekend rotation.
Master's degree in Counseling from a CACREP accredited institution.
Must be eligible for licensure in the state of Louisiana. The final job offer will be contingent upon licensure in the state of Louisiana.
Experience with On-call, providing individual, group, and family counseling, assessments, crisis intervention, and mental health consultation.
Experience in program development.
Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
1-3 years of higher education experience.
1-3 years of post-graduation clinical experience.
University counseling experience with an at-risk population.
Proficiency with electronic scheduling and documentation software systems (Titanium and Maxient).
Experience conducting suicidal ideation assessments.
Experience working with individuals with a history of Depression, Anxiety, and Chronic Suicidal Ideation.
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS
Computer literacy: Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and familiarity with the internet and email communications.
Flexibility: Ability to work independently as a positive member of the team.
Compassion and empathy: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and with mentally or emotionally disabled persons and their families.
Active listening skills: Display excellent listening skills to understand what your clients are sharing and provide the assistance they need.
Verbal Communication: Display an ability to write clear and concise reports and communication.
Critical Thinking: Ability to identify and then evaluate possible solutions.
Strong Interpersonal Skills
Excellent oral and written communication.
Copies of Transcripts (official transcripts will be required if hired)
Names and contact information for 3 references
Posting Close Date:
September 26, 2023
Please Note: Applications must be completed and submitted by 11:59 p.m. on the posting close date to ensure consideration.
How to Apply:
Click on the Apply button and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future vacancies. Any required documents should be attached under the Resume/CV section of your application. If all required documents are not attached you will NOT be considered.