Placement & Licensure Coordinator
University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, North Dakota

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Position Information: Description

This position will support the new Online Counseling M.A. At the core of this program is clinical experience necessary for licensure.  As the program continues grow and attract students across U.S. states the work of managing and supporting local-to-students clinical placements becomes more complex and demanding. Therefore, the master’s program requires greater capacity and time for managing placements and supporting students in preparing for placements. In addition, a new requirement requires that programs provide disclosures to prospective and current students about the licensure requirements in different states and the ability of students to meet those requirements through this program. The Placement and Licensure Coordinator will support the online and on-campus master’s program.

Duties & Responsibilities

Identify, manage, and maintain clinical placement sites, locally and in other states

    Consult with Faculty to determine faculty preferences for student placements based on needs in the community and student goals/requirements/needs Disperse Practicum/Internship Application Information to students, faculty, etc. and provide ongoing announcements as neededManage required paperwork, agreements, and trackingIdentify and develop new placement sites in student communities (online and local)Manage student placement changes across the year Manage relationships skillfully to maintain ongoing relationships with sites and supervisors  Engage in an ongoing vetting process of sites and supervisors (digitally or in-person)
Support students in placement preparation & expectations
    Work with faculty as needed for preliminary training and orientation to the role, and over time to address programmatic needs.  Meet with students as needed, formally and informally, to provide information, education, and guidance prior to placement.  Formal activities this person may organize/offer:  CV & cover letter review; conduct mock-interviews, coordinate “Supervisor’s Day.”Develop Materials (hard copy and virtual) to enhance student Practicum/Internship experiences and ability to successfully navigate the application processCreate & maintain a Blackboard orientation site
Identify and maintain licensure disclosure statements.Review and update state/province licensure requirements on an annual basis;Analyze and update licensure disclosure list annually or as neededHelp students understand what type of site(s) they will need to apply to as per licensing restrictions for their state/province and their specialty trackReview the list of potential sites as need that students create to vet them accordingly, and to ensure they are appropriate sites for the students as per their licensing and specialty track needs  Required Competencies
  • Candidate has the knowledge, experience, and training to successfully navigate the placement application, interview, and placement process  
  • Strong professional awareness of Practicum/Internship interview processes
  • Preliminary knowledge of general licensure requirements for counseling and ability to navigate resources for each state/province/territory and specialty counseling tracks and to advise students
  • Strong focus on multiculturalism and social justice orientation
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Strong organization skills, conscientiousness, and attention to detail
  • Strong ability to utilize relevant technology and software proficiently 
  • Ability to travel to internship sites
Minimum Requirements
  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Counseling, Psychology or Related Field (M.S. in Clinical Psychology, M.Ed. in Counseling, Ph.D in Counseling psychology, etc.) 
  • Candidate has completed a Practicum and Internship in counseling/psychology 
  • Successful completion of criminal history records check

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications
    License and/or pursuing licensure, and/or has knowledge of the general licensing process and the typical requirements for each state/province/territory.
Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification

$50,000 Annual, Full-Time, Exempt, Benefited


Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

To Apply

This position is open until filled.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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