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Job Req ID:  78258

Staff Counselor & Coordinator of Services for Latinx Students (Sr. Clinical Social Worker)

Johns Hopkins University’s Student Health & Well-Being portfolio supports disability services, health education, primary care and mental health services for JHU students and learners across all nine schools within the University. The Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center (CC) provides services to students in full-time graduate and undergraduate academic programs in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering located on the Homewood campus, as well as the Peabody Institute of Music.


We are seeking a Staff Counselor & Coordinator of Services for Latinx Students who will focus primarily on developing and providing services for Latinx students. This person is expected to work collaboratively with other offices on campus to develop systems and programs that will be particularly, but not exclusively, supportive for Latinx students. The approach will emphasize capitalizing on the students’ resilience and other skills and capacities that have brought them to JHU.  


As with all Counseling Center staff, this person will also operate as a generalist who provides a full range of clinical services including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, outreach, consultation, supervision, and training. It is anticipated that the person in this position will provide some services at other campus location in Baltimore and Washington, DC. Flexible hours are required at key times in the academic year including evenings and weekends.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical services, including initial consultations, individual counseling, group counseling, couples counseling and crisis intervention to JHU students, with a special emphasis on services for Latinx students.
  • Provides outreach, and consultation services to the university community, particularly regarding the unique challenges faced by Latinx students.
  • Provides and participates in opportunities for less formal interactions with Latinx students outside of the CC.
  • Works collaboratively with other offices on campus to develop and provide a network of supportive services for Latinx students.
  • Develops close collaborative ties to offices on campus that serve Latinx students; in particular, maintains a strong liaison relationship with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Provides afterhours (as backup to ProtoCall) on-call shifts, in rotation with the rest of the clinical staff.
  • Shares expertise and provides training regarding Latinx students to CC staff, including CC doctoral interns.
  • Works to remain up-to-date regarding the literature on the needs of Latinx students and research supported strategies and interventions targeted toward this population.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work required.
  • Must be licensed as a Licensed Certified Social Worker–Clinical (LCSW-C) in Maryland or eligible to obtain LCSW-C licensure within 1 year of hire.
  • Two years of experience providing clinical services is required.
  • Experience providing services to Latinx students.
  • Experience providing services to college students.


* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date. 


Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:

  • Possess the ability to work with a wide range of college student presenting concerns in individual and group counseling, with special expertise and experience working with Latinx students.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student groups.
  • Ability to effectively engage audiences during presentations.
  • Commitment to actively engage in practice with diverse populations.
  • Commitment to one’s own ongoing development of multicultural competence as a professional.


Additional Information:

  • Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 
  • Starting Date: as soon as possible.


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Classified Title: Sr. Clinical Social Worker
Working Title: Staff Counselor & Coordinator of Services for Latinx Students
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30AM - 5:00PM 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​Homewood Campus 

Department name: ​​​​​​​Counseling Center 
Personnel area: University Student Services


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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