The University of Nebraska at Omaha is seeking a
Suicide Prevention & Education Coordinator
The Suicide Prevention and Education Coordinator (SPEC) serves to facilitate implementation of suicide prevention strategies at UNO, UNMC and the surrounding metro area through education, monitoring and coordination of activities. The SPEC plans, develops, implements, and oversees all components of the Suicide Prevention Program. Duties include but are not limited to working with students, faculty and staff providing education, prevention and postvention services. This may include tracking all suicide attempts and students with serious suicide ideation and working in consultation with other care providers to offer comprehensive case management and coordination of academic considerations as needed in coordination with the Accessibility Services Center and the Dean of Students Office. The SPEC provides crisis intervention, suicide risk assessments, and safety plans for students via phone and in person. The SPEC provides debriefing and consultation to other Licensed Mental Health Practitioners at UNO & UNMC who engage in similar activities. Following completed suicides, the SPEC provides postvention services to survivors in coordination with other Student Success and Academic Affairs offices. The SPEC will be UNO & UNMC’s primary representative to community organizations including the Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition, the Kim Foundation, the National Suicide Prevention Program, and the American Suicide Prevention Foundation – Nebraska. The SPEC will stay abreast of local, regional, and national suicide trends and offer regular briefings.
•Minimum of master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field.
•Minimum two years’ experience in college counseling, college student personnel or closely related field. Graduate Assistantship and Internship experience will be considered.
•Licensed to practice counseling in State of Nebraska. Provisional licensure will be considered.
•Valid driver’s license.
Salary Information: Commensurate with Qualifications
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To apply, please visit: https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/12489
Initial application review will begin on 03/01/2021.
Applications received prior to this date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
All interested parties must apply through the UNO Website listed in the ad. Materials submitted directly to this site will not be considered.
The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.
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