Mental Health Clinician
The newly created Mental Health and Wellness Center is seeking to hire a licensed Mental Health Clinician.Application Information
- Provide all documents as requested.
- A resume may not take the place of any section of the application.
- Unofficial or official transcripts are required for this position at the time of application. See instructions below.
- Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Applications will remain in the applicant pool until the position(s) is filled.
- Lane employees must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed.
- The application is used to determine the initial salary placement for selected candidates. All employment and education history will be considered.
Position Type: Contracted Faculty
Anticipated Start Date: Upon Hire
Salary/Wage Range: $53,161 - $74,269 per academic year (starting salary range)
Our application is used to determine your initial salary placement for selected candidates. All employment and education history will be considered.
Faculty positions are paid based on relevant experience and education in concurrence with Lane's Contracted, Full-time Faculty Salary Schedule .
All employees are compensated through electronic direct deposit.
The Faculty benefits package includes a generous contribution toward medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, long term disability and paid sick leave.Working Schedule
This position is full time for (9) months (1.0 FTE) with the exception of possibly approximately one (1) month or equivalent work during the summer.
Variable work hours based upon department needs; Mornings, evenings and weekends may be required. Generally Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.FLSA: Exempt
Position Status: Permanent
Annual Schedule: 171 Day (Academic Year)
Annual Schedule Details
Posting Date: 05/21/2021
Closing Date: 06/27/2021
Applicant Pool: No
Open Until Filled: No
- Master's Degree in counseling, psychology, social work, human services, or related field
- Completed licensure in good standing in counseling or mental health-related field current in the state of Oregon
- Certification in good standing in drug and alcohol counseling at a level of CADC I or higher current in the state of Oregon
***Oregon Licensure & Certifications maybe completed following acceptance of this position.
- Three (3) years of experience providing mental health counseling services in a professional setting to adults
Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.Preferred Education
- Doctorate Degree in counseling, social work, drug and alcohol services or related field
- Certification in drug and alcohol counseling at a level of CADC II current in the state of Oregon and/or National drug and alcohol counseling certification
Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in world languages is preferred.
A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance the concepts of social justice and culturally competent behaviors is expected.Equivalency Statement
We want to find the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not believe you meet every one of the qualifications described. You are also encouraged to address how your professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship and/or service will contribute to the Lane mission of transforming lives through learning.Position Purpose
The Mental Health Clinician facilitates the coordination of care and individual support for students experiencing significant mental health and/or addiction challenges. The purpose of this role is to enhance the conditions and likelihood of students' personal and academic success and to contribute to a campus community that strives to be supportive and conducive to positive student mental health and overall well being.
This contracted faculty is a professional with the primary responsibility of providing clinical student support services respectfully, equitably, and inclusively to a diverse and multicultural student population in alignment with Lane's Vision, Mission, and Values.Essential Functions
* Provides counseling to individuals and groups either in person or remotely regarding mental health and/or addiction.
* Consults with students, faculty, staff and parents regarding mental health and/or addiction issues and the well-being of students.
* Helps manage any crisis situations.
* Responds to consultation requests from faculty and staff.
* Maintains a database of local referral resources and serve as a liaison to community mental health providers.
* Maintains a database of student records and progress notes.
* Facilitates off campus referrals for students that need long term or specialized care.
* Serves on other campus committees as requested.
* Identifies issues and creates goals and treatment plans
* Assists students with coping mechanisms
* Provides group sessions and workshops
* Maintains strict confidentiality guidelines regarding client care
* Other duties as assigned.Counseling and Crisis Intervention:
Responsible for providing individual crisis intervention counseling services to students. Provides consultation services to faculty and staff as well as outreach activities to enhance knowledge of mental health issues in the campus community.
* Provides case management and clinical services to students with diverse mental health and addiction concerns that include referring and bridging students to mental health services in the community
* Provides crisis intervention, assessment, and referral for students on a scheduled or walk-in basis.
* Conduct evaluations of students' current mental health and addiction state, and make determination of immediate next steps.
* Assists students in developing a care plan, goals, and assessing progress regularly.
* Makes contact with, follows-up with and/or refers students who express thoughts of suicidal ideation or make threats of suicide to the appropriate resources.
* Provides outreach to students regarding mental health and addiction concerns.
* Documents, organizes and manages client records in accordance with professional standards and state and federal laws.
* Abides by applicable State and Federal laws, licensure requirements and professional codes of ethics
Will develop and provide educational mental health workshops and provide therapeutic support groups.Student Support Services
- Assist students from diverse backgrounds, disabilities, or other special learning situations to fulfill a wide variety of academic goals.
- Assist students in accessing various campus support services, such as academic advising, counseling, tutoring, library services, accessible resources, et cetera
- Actively support and participate in the development and implementation of cultural competency within the division and college; work to promote the recruitment and retention of a diverse staff and student body
- Collaborate and partner with student support services, including academic advisors, counselors, tutors, and other student services staff to improve student engagement, persistence, and success
- Comply with College policies and procedures, including accountability for leave time, timesheet completion, release time, textbook ordering, and related functions
- Participate in faculty performance evaluation processes
- Maintain physical campus presence for daily needs of students, division, college, and community, as specified in the College Operations Policies and Procedures
- Maintain requirements for student records, attendance, grades, outcomes assessment, program review, and/or other documentation
- Active participation and initiative in discipline/division leadership
- Active participation in division and college business and committees
- Timely response to all college-related written and electronic communications
- Manage sensitive information with appropriate awareness of FERPA standards; maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to the privacy needs of students
- Demonstrate behavior consistent with the "Statement on Professional Ethics" of the American Association of University Professors
- Demonstrate Lane's core value of social justice by ensuring equity and inclusion skills such as respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing of cultural and personal differences, are the basis of employee and student interpersonal communications and relationships, and are applied to all position responsibilities
- Duties are carried out respectfully and inclusively, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, nationality, age, language, origin or employment status.
- Actively assist with ADA compliance in conjunction with Human Resources and the Center for Accessible Resources departments; support appropriate access for persons with disabilities in order to provide for the success of students and staff; mentor and role model cultural competency for persons with disabilities.
The Mental Health Clinician reports to the Associate Dean of Mental Health and Wellness Center and perform duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the college: Lane Vision, Mission, Values as part of the Student Health and Wellness Center Team.Physical Demands/Working Environment
Positions in this classification work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Job tasks are performed in close proximity to other people. Work involves concentrated mental and visual attention for sustained periods of time. Work pressure and interruptions occur on a frequent basis. These positions may work with individuals who may be distraught, unpleasant, angry, or discourteous. Work requires daily attendance at the designated working location. This position requires that an employee be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time; perform cognitive and psychometric work for more than six (6) hours a day. Work may require transporting materials up to twenty-five (25) pounds.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- English composition, spelling and grammar; Listening, verbal, and written communication
- Analytical Thinking
- Building Relationships
- Change Advocate
- Service Mindset
- Process Improvement
- Supervision and Leadership
- Strategic Project Management
- Skills in facilitating conflict resolution, use of active listening, assertiveness, problem-solving and relations techniques
- Knowledge of Computer technology principles and capabilities; Using and supporting office equipment (e.g., computers: PC and MAC products, scanner, computer hardware, software, network software, fax, calculator, peripheral devices, audiovisual equipment, test scanning machine, and typewriter; Word-processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, and database software; Microcomputer hardware, software, network software, and supplies; Computer technology principles and capabilities.
- Quickly gain a working knowledge of organizational policies and procedures; create systems for tracking and managing information and projects; multi-task, prioritize, and maintain a flexible schedule; demonstrate leadership, professionalism, and initiative; effectively communicate rules, regulations, and College/Department policies/procedures.
- Knowledge of and ability to support the College's mission, vision, values, and Strategic Directions in daily work.
- Knowledge of and skill in developing competency-based curricula.
- Demonstrated ability to continually maintain individual current knowledge and skills in related business and industry, to stay informed about changes in the workplace as well as changes in the skills required of students entering the labor force, and to continually update individual skills in a wide variety of computer software applications and other high tech skills to maintain a cutting-edge profile.
- Demonstrated ability to produce accurate, effective written and verbal communication and the ability to teach these skills to students.
- Must demonstrate the ability to advocate for and work clinically with students from diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, students of color, working students, bilingual students, international students, students from different cultures, older students, and students with disabilities.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively as a member of a team on a variety of administrative matters.
- Knowledge of and ability to use sustainable practices in all work assignments.
- Must demonstrate an active concern for meeting the needs of students, staff, and the public.
- Incomplete applications will not be considered. All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, and detailed job duties.
- The Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume may not take the place of any section in the application.
To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:1. Application - Complete and submit online via the applicant portal.
2. CV - Comprehensive of experience, education, and accomplishments.
3. Cover Letter - clearly detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position.
4. Transcripts - Unofficial or official transcripts are required at the time of application, see instructions below.
5. Additional Document - Copy of licensure and drug and alcohol certificate current and good standing in the state of Oregon.If applicable:
6. DD214 - Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources at Lane Community College. CastroD@lanecc.edu, 541-463-3970
Additional documents and letters of reference are not accepted.Questions?
- For assistance with the online application call - 541-463-5586
- For position questions contact Dana Castro; CastroD@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5473
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Transcripts are Required
In order to be considered for the position unofficial or official transcripts must be provided.
Attach under "Optional Document", fax or email to:Lane Community College
MH&W Clinician, Attn: Dana Castro
Fax: (541) 463-3970
Selected candidates will be required to provide official transcripts within thirty (30) days of hire.College and Division Information
The goal of Lane Community College is to help students achieve their dreams and transform lives through learning. The faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students succeed. Lane Community College partners with businesses in the community to help shape the current and future workforce.
Lane Community College is a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities.History
Lane Community College was founded in 1964 by a vote of local citizens, and the main campus opened in 1968. The college was a successor to the Eugene Technical-Vocational School that was founded in 1938. Lane Community College has received many awards and accolades for its innovative programs and high-quality instruction. The college is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College.
One of the advantages of working at Lane Community College is living in the area. Lane's main campus is in Eugene, a city known for its quality of life and for being the home of the University of Oregon. Eugene is home to more than 153,000 people and neighboring Springfield has more than 57,000 residents comprising the second-largest population center in the state. Eugene and Springfield are nestled in the Willamette Valley between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains. Some peaks in the Cascade Range can be seen from the main campus. The area's scenic mountains, forests, rivers, lakes, and coastline offer many opportunities for outdoor adventures or for just sitting back and enjoying the view. See what's new at Eugene, Cascades & Oregon Coast