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Mental Health Clinician (Three Open Positions)

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Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number NC958P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/24586
Working Title Mental Health Clinician (Three Open Positions)
Position Number 13933
Department Health Center
About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.

Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

About the College/Department

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is the primary counseling center for the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas. The multicultural, multidisciplinary staff includes an office manager and three administrative professionals, ten full-time clinicians, two case managers, the assistant director of training, the associate director of clinical services, the director, two psychiatrists, a nurse, and typically four half-time graduate trainees. CAPS is in the early stages of a Doctoral Internship program in Health Psychology. CAPS is a department of the Pat Walker Health Center.

Department Home Page https://health.uark.edu/mental-health/index.php
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties

The Mental Health Clinician clinical duties to include individual, couple, and group counseling, emergency mental health services, consultation with University community, and clinical supervision of graduate students. Clinical disposition activities, staff meetings, and clinical documentation. Coordination of specific area (i.e., group, outreach, training, etc.)

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in social work, counseling education, or a related field

OR

  • Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited institution of higher education

PLUS

  • State of Arkansas license for independent practice in one’s discipline or the eligibility for licensure within two years
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? Yes
If yes, please specify Professional license in appropriate discipline
Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well in crisis situations
Physical activities associated with this position

The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Occasionally

  • Reaching
  • Repetitive motion
  • Standing

Frequently

  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding

Constantly

  • Hearing
  • Sitting
  • Talking

The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.

Physical Conditions None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Overtime Eligible No
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No
Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Pat Walker Health Center
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Salary $53,000 minimum
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? Yes
If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date
Close Date 01/31/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date 07/01/2018
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information

Kym Williams
krw006@uark.edu
479-575-5276

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions Summary
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Internal Posting No
City, St. Fayetteville, AR

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Proof of Veterans Status