Social Work and
Benefits are offered through PASSHE (Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education). To
be eligible for most benefits, you must be a permanent, full-time employee (including temporary, full-time faculty with at least an academic
year contract) or a permanent, part-time employee (including temporary, part-time faculty with at least an academic year contract) who is
scheduled to work every pay period for at least 50% of full-time hours.
For more benefits information, please visit: http://www.passhe.edu/inside/HR/syshr/healthcare/Page
s/Summary-of-Benefits.aspxJob Description Summary
Lock Haven University invites applications for a
full-time, tenure track position in the Department of Social Work and Counseling at the Lock Haven University main campus beginning Fall
- The position will require provision of both in-person and telehealth services, and may require site visits to other campuses.
- The position will require attendance at weekly clinical staffing meetings as part of a multidisciplinary team.
position will include conducting intake, triage, and crisis appointments; completing diagnoses, treatment plans, and other documentation;
and conducting individual psychotherapy, outreach, and consultation.
- Additional duties will include providing daytime
crisis/emergency services as needed; consultation with the Director of Counseling Services and participation in clinical supervision as
needed; service on Department and University committees as appropriate.
counseling services to students enrolled at Lock Haven University: conducting intake, triage, and crisis appointments; completing
diagnoses, treatment plans, progress notes, and other documentation; conducting individual psychotherapy, outreach, and consultation; and
maintaining appropriate counseling caseload.
- Providing daytime crisis services as needed.
- Consulting with the
Director of Counseling Services, Counseling Services team, and other university staff, faculty, and administration as needed, as well as
attending weekly clinical staffing.
- Occasional evening hours may be required.
Same as aboveMinimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
successful candidate will have a minimum of a Master's Degree in Counseling or a related field and license eligibility as a counselor or
related field. Terminal degree is required for appointment as Assistant Professor, without the terminal degree candidate will be appointed
- The successful candidate will also have a minimum of three years experience working in a counseling capacity.
- Experience working in a counseling capacity with trauma, sexual assault/domestic violence, eating disorders is essential.
- Experience with BIPOC or LGBTQ population is essential.
- The successful candidate must possess excellent oral and written
communication skills and /or perform effectively in an interview or clinical case presentation.
Special Instructions for Applicants
- Direct experience working in a University Counseling Service or Center is preferred.
Applicant must provide the name, email address, phone number for
three professional references.
The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of
Position is dependent upon funding and enrollment.About LHU
A career at Lock Haven
University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within
the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle
Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).About the
The Northeast Integrationof Bloomsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield universities was confirmed via a
unanimous vote by the PA State System Board of Governors in July 2021. The Northeast university integration is a bold investment in the
communities and people of Northeastern Pennsylvania that will allow all three institutions to continue sustainably fulfilling their
missions. Centered on student success, our shared vision is to expand high-quality educational opportunities for students, position
institutions for growth, and meet regional economic and workforce needs across Pennsylvania.
The home campus for this position is
Lock Haven University with the expectation of serving a multi-campus University within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher
The State System and its universities are committed to cultivating diverse, equitable, and
inclusive environments that allow all members of the State System community to thrive.
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