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Faculty and Employee Assistance Program Consultant


Faculty and Employee Assistance Program Consultant

  • R0043892
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Human Resources Group
  • The University of Virginia
Want to join a growing team committed to providing best in class employee assistance services to one of the foremost Universities and Health Systems?

The University of Virginia's (UVA) Faculty and Employee Assistance Program (FEAP) is growing and has exciting opportunities for a full-time Faculty and Employee Assistance Program Consultant. To succeed in this role, you need to be energetic, resourceful, inquisitive, and a great team player. We promise that you will interact with some of the most passionate, intelligent, committed, and curious professionals in higher education and health care. Read on to see other details of the position, and if your curiosity is piqued, we would like to have a conversation with you!

FEAP offers quality, professional, and comprehensive employee assistance services, tailored to individual needs. FEAP Consultants provide expert consultation and training for organizational leadership seeking to manage employee needs, enhance the work environment, and improve workplace communication and performance. FEAP Consultants work with faculty, staff and their adult family members to address both personal and professional concerns in a variety of areas including stress, emotional and physical health, relationships, substance misuse and more, that may affect job performance. Services include: organizational consultation to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) accounts, developing program awareness and education activities, clinical assessment, intervention and referral, crisis intervention, establishing community linkages, and case management. The Consultant is responsible for maintaining EAP accounts.

The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, with nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center and proud history as a renowned research university. UVA is a diverse global community of nearly 54,000 students, faculty, and staff. University students represent virtually every state in the nation, and 111 countries, and nearly a quarter-million alumni around the world actively support UVA's mission to serve the greater good. The UVA Health System is also a leader in re-thinking and improving the model through which medical care is delivered. With programs like its signature Be Safe initiative, UVA has engineered a relentless pursuit of safety and a focus on elimination of harm in all forms, setting a goal of becoming the Safest Place to Work and Receive Care. At the same time, UVA medical researchers are authoring significant research breakthroughs in recent years, including the discovery of new connections between the brain and the immune system and groundbreaking work on development of an artificial pancreas that could help eliminate type-1 diabetes.

The community and culture of the University are enriched by active student self-governance, sustained commitment to the arts and a robust NCAA Division I Athletics program. Find out more about the many benefits of working at UVA , and the Charlottesville area . We support work-life balance and this is a hybrid onsite/remote work opportunity, requiring regular on-site delivery of services.

The EAP Consultant is responsible to:
  • Provide consultation to supervisors, managers, human resources, and employee relations.
  • Provide training and development services to EAP accounts.
  • Perform account management for assigned EAP accounts.
  • Provide comprehensive Employee Assistance Services, including clinical assessment and short-time, highly focused interventions to employees and adult family members.
  • Follow clinical and ethical guidelines of the Employee Assistance Program Association (EAPA) and those of the corresponding Clinical License (LPC,LCSW, LMFT, CNS).
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

This is an exempt-level position with UVa benefits . Employees benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off
  • Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits after the first year
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree in Counseling/Social Work/Psychology/Marriage & Family Therapy is strongly preferred.
Experience: 5 years of relevant experience
Licensure: Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP) Certification required within 24 months of hire; OR Licensed to practice as a Social Worker, Professional Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist or CNS in the Commonwealth of Virginia required.

Experience with critical incident response, short-term, focused mental health interventions and trauma recovery preferred.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. Preference will be given to applications received by February 5, 2023.


Please apply through Workday , and search for R0043892 . Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching ‘Find Jobs. ’ Complete an application online with the following documents:

• CV /Resume

• Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process SkillSurvey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process.A total of three is required.

For questions about the application process, please contact Michele Jarman , Academic Recruiter.


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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