Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) serves the transfer, career and technical education needs of our region’s residents, businesses and industries in a district area that encompasses eight counties and approximately 5,000 sq. miles. More than 28,400 students enroll in Business and Community Solutions courses and academic certificate, diploma and degree programs every year. NICC offers associate’s degrees and general education courses that readily transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and state-of-the-art technology and lab areas that prepare students for high demand careers.
The College has two primary campuses in Peosta and Calmar, and seven service locations in Cresco, Dubuque, Manchester, New Hampton, Oelwein and Waukon, that offer convenient amenities, services, educational resources and computer labs for students.
As one of northeast Iowa’s largest employers, the College employs 680 faculty and staff members, and the average tenure of all part-time and full-time faculty is 12 years.
Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or related behavioral health field is required. Current clinical or independent license required (LMHP, LISW, or LMHC). Iowa licensure, or equivalent, preferred.
Must have strong therapeutic skills, be able to work with a broad range of problems and clinical severity within a short-term treatment mode, comfortable working with students in crises, and have a passion for connecting with college students, faculty, and staff.
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
Provide short term personal counseling and assessment for students individually, in groups, and through screenings, to identify needs and implement appropriate treatment plan interventions to help students in meeting their academic and personal goals.
Provide crisis intervention services.
Serve as a resource and primary liaison for the college community on issues of mental health promotion and advocacy, which may include classroom presentations, curriculum and resource material development, committee membership, or staff and faculty presentations.
Refer students to college support services or external community mental health services and/or other assistance agencies appropriate for student needs.
Develop and conduct workshops for students in the campus community on academic, emotional, psychological, wellness, social, and behavioral problems, study skills, time management, campus resources and other related topics using a variety of delivery formats.
Serve on the college’s coordinated early-intervention and behavioral response Care Team.
Consult with Disability Services for determining of accommodations, advocacy and referrals.
Create and maintain professional relationships with service providers in the community for ease of referrals, collaborations, recruitment and public relations. Conduct workshops for social service and treatment organizations as needed.
Develop and maintain counseling program and web resources. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services.
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