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El Paso Community College
  • Position Number: 3484452
  • Location: El Paso, TX
  • Position Type: Counseling
Job Summary

A Social worker or counselor responsible for assessing and managing students, faculty, and staff's emotional, social, psychological, or individual needs for the Social Services/Mental Health Center. Perform crisis intervention when necessary and establish a strong community network for referrals.

Essential Functions

Perform therapeutic and crisis intervention as appropriate for the Social Services/Mental Health Center. Conduct bio-psycho-social assessments needs for clients. Diagnose and treat emotional and behavioral problems in accordance with professional standards of practice. Provide individual and crisis intervention counseling as appropriate. Refer clients to college and community or agency resources (e.g., housing, food banks, general assistance, mental health services) as needed. Conduct follow-up on referral status and client progress.

Maintain confidentiality and privacy of records in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations.

Work with affiliated colleges and universities for student clinical placement and supervision. Lead and inspire student interns to maintain the integrity of the department and quality standards of inpatient care. Maintain a professional work environment.

Collect and analyze data on clients served. Determine future activities and actions based on data and maintain accurate records including reports. Meet with college administrators to review activities and goals.

Generate and maintain a network of community partners. Attend periodic meetings with partners and community organizations. Assist in the implementation of new partnership agreements to enhance client needs. Work collaboratively with college departments and personnel across multiple campuses. Ensure departmental goals are maintained and met.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  1. Master's Degree and two (2) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

NOTE: A copy of the transcript reflecting this required education MUST be submitted for consideration and reflect completed coursework and degrees conferred. The candidate must be fully qualified for the position at the time of application.

  1. Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

  1. Experience working in a College or University setting.

  1. Experience working in a counseling or therapeutic setting.

  1. Effective communication (both oral and written) skills and active listening skills.

  1. Ability to interpret and implement policies and procedures.

  1. Experience working within State of Texas rules and regulations for social workers and/or mental health counselors.

  1. Ability to effectively utilize regional community resources to meet client needs.

To Apply:

Special Conditions:

  1. This is a security-sensitive position as defined under the Texas Education Code, Section 51.215; the successful applicant will be required to undergo a criminal background check, as permitted and/or required by applicable law, and in accordance with the College's policies and procedures.

Other Requirements

Individuals desiring consideration MUST complete and submit an EPCC Application for Employment on-line by the announced deadline.

COPIES OF ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED by mail, scanned/uploaded with the application, or hand delivered. CURRENT EMPLOYEES ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THEIR TRANSCRIPTS WITH EACH SUBMITTED APPLICATION; TRANSCRIPTS IN PERSONNEL FILES CANNOT BE ACCESSED BY EVALUATORS FOR THIS PURPOSE. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WITHOUT TRANSCRIPTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Only documents stating 'Transcript' or 'Unofficial Transcript' will be accepted. Other documents (Degree Audit, Degree Summary, Program Summary, etc.), submitted in lieu of transcripts will not be accepted. Transcripts must be received within one week following the closing of the posting.

If you are unable to attach your transcripts to the application,please mail your transcripts to El Paso Community College, Employment Services, P.O. Box 20500, El Paso, TX 79998. Mailed documents MUST include the position title and posting number for this position vacancy.

A letter of application, resume, letters of recommendation, and other supporting documents are optional but highly encouraged and may be submitted on-line with the application form or forwarded to the Human Resources Department at the address shown above.

Copies of transcripts must reflect completed coursework and conferred degrees. All academic coursework and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).

Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited coursework by an agency certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or granting institution, if accredited by one of the regional accrediting bodies such as Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation will not be considered.

Out-of-town candidates invited for an on-campus interview will be reimbursed for one-half of the transportation cost for travel performed within the United States. The College will arrange and pay for up to two nights lodging.

In accordance with federal law and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate must furnish documentation verifying employment authorization eligibility and identity before being employed.

The El Paso County Community College district is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands or arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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