Outreach/AWARE Coordinator & Clinical AST/ASO Professor

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Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Counseling/Community Outreach/Social Work
Department:04030100 - SL-COUNSELING & WELLNESS CTR

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Job Description:

The Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) at the University of Florida is seeking an outreach coordinator with experience in collegiate mental health. The ideal candidate will thrive in an environment that values collaboration and support among team members and will work with us as we seek to embrace differences and help nurture a healthy and healing campus environment for all. Our team’s mission is to foster human development in all of its diversity through compassion, empowerment, advocacy, and hope.


Reporting to the Assistant Director of Outreach and Consultation of the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC), the outreach coordinator is a clinical faculty member of the CWC and serves in a key role responsible for supporting the Center’s efforts in planning and providing leadership for all aspects of campus outreach, including both face-to-face and digital efforts. The outreach coordinator works collaboratively with Assistant Director of Outreach and Consultation assisting in policy drafting and planning. This person is responsible for supporting efforts in creating and maintaining relationships with other departments across campus to ensure that outreach and consultation efforts are compatible with other campus efforts and meeting the needs of the University of Florida (UF) students. The outreach coordinator provides timely responses to campus outreach requests by working with the outreach student assistant on a consistent basis. The outreach coordinator also supervises the AWARE graduate assistant and provides oversight to the AWARE Ambassadors program (for both the undergraduate and graduate level of the program), including recruiting, outreach efforts and budgeting needs.  In addition to these specific administrative duties, the job responsibilities include: providing individual, couples and group counseling, crisis intervention, campus consultation, outreach programs, case management, outreach/AWARE program administration, clinical supervision; professional training and teaching, scholarly activities (professional presentations, leadership, and publications) and performing administrative and committee responsibilities as required.

About the Counseling and Wellness Center

Mental health services at the University of Florida have historically held a strong importance and distinction in the campus community. The CWC is one of the oldest counseling centers in the country, established in 1931. The CWC is a vibrant, multidisciplinary, multicultural, and creative center, actively engaged in the furtherance and betterment of compassionate psychological services, outreach, and training. The CWC is a dynamic part of the Division of Student Life and is highly utilized by students and other campus constituents seeking a variety of mental health services. 

Our staff consists of 45 clinicians in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, and counselor education. CWC is home to a large training program for graduate students in Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education and a doctoral psychology internship accredited by the American Psychological Association. Members of our staff are cohesive, collegial, engaged, and share a passion for working in collegiate mental health. The CWC is a learning organization as clinical service, training, outreach, and professional development are informed by research, local data, and benchmarking with national trends and peer institutions.  The CWC identifies closely with the vision, values, and guiding principles of the Division of Student Life.

The CWC provides:

  • Group, individual, and couples counseling for students with psychological, emotional, academic and/or relationship concerns
  • Crisis intervention for students experiencing a personal crisis or emergency
  • Stress management and biofeedback services
  • Outreach, prevention, and educational programs for students, faculty, and staff
  • Consultation services for students, faculty, staff, families, and friends of students
  • Training and supervision to counseling, psychology, and graduate students from pre-practicum through post-doctoral residency
  • Assessment and referral services
  • Teaching, research, and scholarship
Expected Salary:

Starting $70,000 with room for negotiation based on years of experience

Minimum Requirements:

Clinical Assistant Professors must (1) have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology or counseling from an APA or CACREP accredited doctoral program; and (2) be licensed as a mental health professional or psychologist in the state of Florida within two years of employment. 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous administrative experience in a university or college counseling center
  • Ability to handle complex crises and/or clinical situations and to provide related supervision, training, and consultation to a large multidisciplinary staff and faculty on an as needed basis
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, critical thinking and organizational skills required to develop and maintain policies, procedures, and outreach delivery systems for the agency
  • Ability to work collaboratively, respectfully, and in a timely manner as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging workload while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships
  • Strong program development and evaluation skills required for outreach and consultation service tracking, outcome assessment, quality assurance and utilization review
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and commitment to multicultural issues/social justice and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups
  • Self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals, standards and ethics
  • Strong interest and experience with training and supervising students from various disciplines at the master’s, doctoral, and postdoctoral level
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employment with the University of Florida is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Required Application Materials:

Persons interested in applying for this position should apply online at https://jobs.ufl.edu. Electronic applications are required, along with submission of cover letter, vita, and letters of recommendation from three professional references. Anyone requiring special accommodations to complete an application should contact the Search Committee chair: Ebony Okafor at ebony01@ufl.edu 

Application Deadline

To ensure full consideration, vitas, application letters, and letters of recommendation from three professional references should be submitted no later than March 16, 2024. The University of Florida is an AA/EO employer and acts in compliance with all aspects of the ADA. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. We seek candidates that can demonstrate their experiences with working with diverse students, faculty and staff and working in a multicultural environment. Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution.  Because the university is committed to building a broadly diverse educational environment that fosters multicultural skills, applicants should include in their cover letter information about how they will further this objective.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No


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