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Nurse Practitioner 

Professional Counselor/Prevention Specialist

Seton Hill University is committed to having a faculty and staff that reflects the diversity of our global population. AA/EOE. 

Nurse Practitioner

Posted: October 23, 2020

Seton Hill University, a Catholic, liberal arts university located 35 miles east of Pittsburgh, invites applications for a full time (11-month) Nurse Practitioner position to assist our health center in providing confidential, evidence-based, high quality, timely care that is respectful to all individuals.  The Nurse Practitioner will assess, diagnose, educate and treat eligible students to include ordering diagnostic testing, monitoring laboratory testing results and utilizing prescribing authority within the HER and other contingent electronic systems pertinent to the provision of patient care.  Incumbent will collaborate closely with the physician, nursing staff and health services director and provide guidance and direction to the RN in the clinical setting. 

Requirements Include: Masters degree or doctoral degree from a nurse practitioner program, Pennsylvania State license plus one year of strong clinical experience and decision making in Internal medicine, Primary Care or Urgent Care.  Board certification in Family or Adult Health required.  Strong interpersonal skills and communication and computer skills are required.  Experience with Adolescent/young adult patient population is preferred.  CPR training is necessary and knowledge concerning communicable diseases is desired.

The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, in person and by telephone, and must be able to travel within the University community and externally. Basic computer skills are necessary to respond to email communications and operate the University database and Health Services electronic files. 

With a strong commitment and respect for diversity, this position supports our students in achieving optimum personal and academic success. We believe in a collaborative model of health care with three key components including health care, counseling and wellness promotion. 

Qualified candidates are asked to electronically submit a cover letter, resume/C.V. and 3 professional references to  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

Professional Counselor/Prevention Specialist

Posted: September 29, 2020

 Seton Hill University is seeking a Pennsylvania Licensed Professional Counselor who has knowledge and experience in providing appropriate clinical services to a college-aged population.  The Counselor will provide those services at the Seton Hill University Counseling Center in addition to conducting the ATOD prevention and intervention services. The Professional Counselor/Prevention Specialist position is a full-time 11-month position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual and group counseling using brief therapy models, assessment, crisis intervention, and on-call services to a diverse population of Seton Hill students and refer as appropriate to community based providers.
  • Coordinate the ATOD program including
    • Facilitation of the Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) program
    • Assure for University compliance with the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA)
  • Based on need and personal strengths coordination duties as assigned: clinical, group, training, outreach, etc.
  • Develop and participate in outreach programs/activities.
  • Use electronic programs (such as internet services, Theranest, CCAPS Assessments, Google Suite) and other tools to enhance the efficacy of the center’s work.
  • Collaborate with other departments within the division.
  • Participate on committees, collaborate and consult with administrators, faculty and students.
  • Support and implement University and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Perform other assigned functions that contribute to the service offerings of Counseling Services 
  • Serve in the on-call rotation 24/7.


The successful candidate must:

  • Have at the minimum a master’s degree in counseling or a closely related discipline.
  • Be licensed to practice independently (LPC, LMFT, LCSW) according to the regulations of the State of Pennsylvania; must be able to provide documentation of licensure.
  • Have experience working with diverse populations and recognize the importance of inclusive excellence.
  • Have had appropriate course work at the graduate level, through an accredited program in their discipline, and demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities in psychological assessment, theories of personality, abnormal psychology or psychopathology, human development, learning theory, counseling theory, and/or other appropriate subjects.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of principles of program development, consultation, outreach, developmental theories of the adolescent and adult, and be able to understand the person in the context of a diverse social and cultural milieu.
  • Be willing to serve on call 24/7 rotationally.
  • Acknowledge that while most of this positions time is in office during regular weekdays, that some evenings and weekend workshops and outreach will be necessary. 
  • Have personal attributes that enable the Counselor to facilitate effective interpersonal relationships and to communicate with a wide range of students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

The successful candidate should possess a deep commitment to assist college students in their transition to adulthood and to work cooperatively with the Counseling, Disability and Health Services staff.  We seek a colleague with a strong desire to work at a small, private, Catholic institution committed to a liberal learning environment. A commitment and an ability to engage students in the learning process through programs and personal contact is a must. 

Counseling, Disability and Health Services, housed within the Student Affairs division is a dynamic, evolving division driven by transformational leadership and continuous improvement. We are committed to being a community of inclusive excellence as we live out Seton Hill University’s mission.  We seek team members who are highly motivated, strategic thinkers and relationship builders who thrive on shared governance. We are committed to facilitating student discovery and exploration consistent with the aims of a broad Catholic liberal arts education; offering impactful learning opportunities based on current research and empirical data; cultivating the unique strengths and perspectives of individual students; fostering global awareness, social justice values, and civic engagement; and providing a healthy and vibrant educational environment conducive to holistic well-being.  

Requires some physical effort, i.e. some standing and walking and manual dexterity in the operation of office equipment; extended periods of time at a keyboard; extended periods of time sitting for counseling sessions with students; occasional hours outside the normal University schedule; serving in the on-call rotation.

Please submit a cover letter and resume, with names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to the Director of Counseling, Disability and Health Services at or send to Seton Hill University, Counseling Center, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA  15601.  FAX: 724-830-1867. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.