Updated: 4 days ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA

Duke University:

Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America’s leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.

Scope of Responsibilities 

Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Services, and the Coordinator of TRAC at CAPS, the licensed professional counselor will provide consistent high quality clinical services, engage with trainees, and engage with the campus community by providing equitable access to services at CAPS and in the community. The clinician will provide services with compassion and efficiency, and will demonstrate, in their work, cultural humility and understanding that marginalization and oppression of underrepresented persons creates barriers to service. The clinician in this position will provide crisis case management to students in acute distress and/or at elevated safety risk and will coordinate referrals for students needing services in the community and/or the Duke Health System.


Provides crisis case management services to students and responds to clinical and campus crises.  (30%)

Coordinates referrals for students who need to be referred to services outside of CAPS. (25%)

Provides individual, couples, and interpersonal process and skills-based group services and workshops; Participates in the provision of mental health triage services; Administers and interprets limited assessment measures; Provides didactic seminars to trainees; Provides campus and community level interventions that address cultural and climate issues affecting oppressed and marginalized communities. Follows agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, and HIPAA; Completes clinical documentation according to policies and procedures. (25%)

Attends staff, clinical team, and committee meetings; Participates in ongoing conversations about the ways marginalization, discrimination, and oppression impact individual mental health and systems and access to mental health care; Participates on committees as requested. (15%)

Attends department sponsored professional development activities; Other duties as assigned.  (5%)

General Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in counseling or related field from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Licensed as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor or Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of North Carolina
  • Experience in student mental health and emerging adult population settings or relevant healthcare or social service setting

Strongly Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing services with emerging adults and utilizing culturally responsive interventions across a range of diverse populations
  • Experience in Crisis Intervention and Management
  • Experience in Case Management and/or Referral Coordination

Additional Job-Specific Skills and Competencies

  • Demonstrates experience and capability to work as part of a cohesive, interdisciplinary team in a university counseling center and with professionals in other campus units;
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills that facilitate organizational health;
  • Demonstrates ability to juggle competing demands and set priorities;
  • Demonstrates ability to make continuous progress towards strategic goals;
  • Demonstrates commitment to self-awareness and desire for growth related to intersectionality and the ways marginalization, discrimination, and oppression impact individuals and systems; and
  • Experience in the provision of crisis intervention and consultation is essential.

Minimum Qualifications


Master's degree in counseling or related field from an institution of higher education; Licensed asa Clinical Mental Health Counselor or Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of North Carolina; and experience in a student mental health agency or relevant healthcare or social service setting.


None required beyond education/training requirement OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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