Licensed Clinical Social Worker

North Carolina, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking qualified applicants for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who will serve as a generalist but also possess interest and expertise in working with students that identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC). The proposed hire date is on or after May 1, 2021. Responsibilities include: brief crisis assessments; individual, couples and group therapy; referral coordination; consultation with faculty, staff, students, parents, and others; outreach and educational programming for the campus community; and supervision of trainees. Selected candidates will have the following by the beginning of their appointment: an earned master’s degree in social work; possession of a license in good standing as a Social Worker in North Carolina or completion of all supervision hours to satisfy requirements for a full license as a Social Worker in North Carolina; and experience providing psychological services to young adults in a clinical setting. Strong clinical skills within a brief model, enthusiasm for collaboration within the Center and throughout the University community, and demonstrated interest in university counseling are required. Preferred qualifications include expertise and interest in providing culturally competent services to marginalized and oppressed populations, especially students that identify as BIPOC, with an understanding of intersectionality of diverse identities such as religion, sexual orientation, and other factors.


Salary and benefits are competitive. CAPS is an APA-accredited doctoral internship site and is fully accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services.


CAPS is a vibrant workplace, providing the full range of psychological services to a highly diverse student body and consultation to the community. CAPS offers training to beginning and advanced practicum students in psychology and social work as well as postdoctoral residents and interns.  CAPS is committed to creating an atmosphere and culture for staff to enhance self-awareness and actively engage in racial equity development and social justice work for all oppressed or underrepresented identities.  CAPS considers this work to be a shared responsibility among all staff and it is essential in our functioning and understanding of our colleagues and of the students we serve.  CAPS occupies a free-standing facility that opened in September 2017 in close proximity to the Student Health Center and the Center for Wellness Promotion.


UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution and enrolls approximately 30,000 students, including over 5,000 students in master’s and doctoral programs. It leverages its location in the state's largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity, exemplary undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, and a focused set of community engagement initiatives. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region. The campus is located in the Piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean.


Apply electronically by submitting a letter of interest, current resume, and full contact information for three references at  Only electronic submissions will accepted. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.