Employment Opportunities

Mental Health Therapist

Apply now Job No: 500068
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: ECHO - 210312
Pay Grade: A - Exempt
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Position Summary:

Join the Empowering Children with Hope and Opportunity (ECHO) department as a Mental Health Therapist today! Staffed by licensed counselors & social workers, ECHO aids teachers and administrators in helping remove non-academic barriers to learning ­— poverty, exposure to addiction, violence, discrimination, separation or physical and sexual abuse.

The Mental Health Counselor will provide individual, group, family, and crisis counseling to the student's in the schools served. The Counselor will be responsible to teach a Social and Emotional program to all the classes in the assigned school. Assisting principals and education staff in the best ways to handle challenging behavior.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Master's Degree in Counseling or Social Work with licensure in the State of Ohio.
-Minimum of 3 years mental health treatment experience with school age children.
-Experience working with diverse cultures.
-Valid driver's license and low risk driving record and is insurable by the University.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

-Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), or Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW).
-Mental health counseling experience in a K-12 school setting.
-Knowledge of Catholic schools and their culture.
-Demonstrated successful experience working independently and productively.
-Demonstrated successful experience working as part of a team.
-Successful demonstration of flexibility in day to day activities.
-Demonstrated successful experience building and sustaining relationship and partnerships with school staff and community.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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