The Clinical Counselor, along with all the Counseling Center staff, works toward building and sustaining a center that meets the needs of Duke Kunshan University students. We recognize that all of our practitioners bring different gifts and try to assign work ｆｒｏｍ a strength-based perspective, thus allowing clinicians to grow professionally in ways that best fit their talents and skills. Strong commitments to (1) holistic approaches to student development, (2) the development of on-going, personal and professional multicultural competence, (3) collaboration across the DKU community and (4) a strong work ethic, are necessary to succeed in the position. The Counseling Center operates within a developmental philosophy and a brief therapy model, and candidates must demonstrate an ability to work with a diverse student body within these two frames. The Clinical Counselor provides direct service to university students (brief individual counseling, group counseling, clinical assessment, outreach programming and after hours on call services), and provide consultation/liaison to DKU faculty/staff/students.
Director of Counseling and Psychological Services
1. Counseling - Provide individual, group, and couples counseling/psychotherapy to students including appropriate assessment methods and brief treatment; provide crisis intervention and after hours on call rotation; provide mental health survey, assessments and follow up visits for all first year Chinese students; maintain up-to-date files, written reports and job-related data commensurate with current standards of the profession. Must be able to conduct counseling in Mandarin Chinese and English.
2. Outreach and Mental Health Promotion - Design and implement mental health promotion activities, including workshops, outreach programs, and liaison relationships designed to foster student success.
3. Consultation - Consult with members of the DKU community - including faculty, administration, staff, parents and students -regarding mental health needs of students. Consult with on-and off-campus health care providers, including Student Health Services, hospitals, community mental health agencies, and private practitioners, Office of Student Affairs' case management, etc. to help coordinate care.
4. Administrative - Maintain and promote the highest ethical and professional standards commensurate with training and licensure; pursue professional development in service of the responsibilities of the position and the profession. Serve on department, Division or university committees as requested and perform other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisor.
5. University employees' job responsibilities will continue to expand in scope and depth as the University grows in size and complexity in its programs.
1. A Master or Doctoral degree in counseling or clinical social work ｆｒｏｍ an accredited program and internship is required. Minimum two years of clinical experiences post graduate. Currently licensed in the country of residence.
2. Able to work in a brief treatment model in a fast-paced environment.
3. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese as well as English, and capable of conducting psychotherapy in both languages.
4. Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively.
5. Demonstrate cultural competency to work well with a diverse student body.
6. A demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
7. Demonstrate commitment to and experience with community development and/or mental health promotion.
8. Outstanding communication, collaboration, interpersonal and relationship skills.
9. Strong organizational and time-management skills.
10. International education background.
How to Apply:
Please be advised the salary is commensurate with experience.
Please find this position on DKU employment website and directly apply there.