Suicide Prevention Coordinator

North Carolina State University Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 weeks ago

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Vacancy Type EHRA Non-Faculty Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Suicide Prevention Coordinator Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with experience Position Number 00106819 Work Schedule Monday -Friday 8AM-5PM Some evenings and weekends Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00 Department 244025 - Prevention Services Department Prevention Services Job City & State Raleigh NC Primary Function of Organizational Unit

Division of Academic and Student Affairs Mission, Values & Objectives

We promote the success of the whole student.

In collaboration with our colleagues across campus, Prevention Services is working to create and sustain a caring community that prepares students to succeed academically, professionally and personally and to become informed, engaged, and productive citizens. This position contributes to that goal by directly training students in suicide prevention, coordinating with campus partners to support at risk populations, coordinating postvention efforts, while focusing on decreasing stigma around help-seeking on campus.

This position is designed to coordinate the University's planning and response to suicide prevention training and postvention response within the university community. This staff member will be responsible for all aspects of the development and delivery of a comprehensive program of prevention strategies, environmental modifications, and program and administrative interventions focused on suicide prevention.

Essential Job Duties

The Suicide Prevention Coordinator provides oversight for the development and implementation of best suicide prevention programs and services to promote and enhance student success. This includes the following:

  • Ensure Suicide Prevention program is fully engaged in, compliant with, and leading national best practices and other related to this field

  • Conduct appropriate assessments to identify student populations at risk and to better understand the attitudes, habits, and environmental risk factors within our community

  • Coordinate and assist in the provision of a comprehensive suicide prevention training program for students, faculty, and staff

  • Coordinate the production and dissemination of project-related educational materials

  • Serve as campus coordinator for TAO (Therapy Assistance Online) program

  • Research and maintain current web-based and text resources

  • Engage in program development for campus events including Suicide Awareness week and Vigil in collaboration with student organizations

  • Assist in training Mental Health Ambassadors and coordinating their involvement in programming

  • Build relationships with national and local suicide prevention organizations, listservs, and conferences

  • Research and apply for suicide prevention grants and funding as available

  • Serve on university-wide and/or departmental committees as appropriate

  • Engage in long-term strategic planning within DASA for this functional area

  • Supervise interns or graduate assistants in the areas of suicide prevention and programming

  • Assist in coordinating postvention programming with the Counseling Center as needed

  • Collaborate with Associate Director to complete annual reports and other assessment needs

  • Cross collaborate with other prevention areas to provide seamless programing through intersection of topics such as alcohol, drugs, IPV and wellness as examples

Other Work/Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education/Experience

  • Master's degree required

  • Successful candidates will be multiculturally affirming and possess competence and experience in working with diverse populations.

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a cohesive multidisciplinary team-oriented environment

Departmental Required Skills

  • Experience and knowledge of electronic records systems that employ electronic record keeping, scheduling and data collection is preferred.

  • Experience in developmentally focused psycho-education

  • Experience in a university environment

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

  • Doctorate preferred in psychology, counseling, or clinical social work or closely-related field.

  • Expertise in the area of suicide prevention; mental health clinical experience or background.

Required License or Certification

Licensed as a mental health professional

Special Instructions

Please provided contact information for three professional references, along with your resume/CV and cover letter.

Job Open Date 04/10/2019 Anticipated Closing Date Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 07/01/2019 AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


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Suicide Prevention Coordinator

North Carolina State University