Licensed Therapist-Smyrna and McMinnville Campus

Tennessee, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 01, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

is accepting applications for the following position:


Licensed Therapist-Smyrna and McMinnville Campus



Position number: B99685


Salary:             $42,000.00-$47,000.00                                  


Motlow State is the fastest growing college in Tennessee.  We are located in the beautiful rolling hills of middle Tennessee and have four campuses that serve students from eleven counties.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes an excellent retirement package from the state of Tennessee, 401K plan with match, thirteen paid annual holidays in addition to annual and sick leave days, health and dental insurance, tuition discounts, and state employee discounts. Motlow positions are contingent upon funding availability and budget approval.


Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s Degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or related field of study. Must be currently licensed in the state of Tennessee. License should demonstrate full licensure in the field such as LPC, LCSW, LMFT or related license. Two years post-degree experience and demonstrated success in working with diverse populations, especially young adult or college preferred.


General Function:  The Therapist serves as the primary advocate for student mental health, leading efforts to assist students in increasing self-awareness, recognizing mental health challenges, and developing alternative strategies towards empowerment in support of Motlow State Community College mission and Strategic Plan. The Therapist will coordinate all efforts regarding student mental health and assume primary responsibility for the development and implementation of a comprehensive health and wellness program for students based on individual and campus needs and interests. Travel to multiple campus locations may be required for provision of Counseling Services.



Major Duties and Responsibilities:

(Duties and responsibilities listed are examples of work performed and may be modified as needs of the College may dictate)


  • Licensed Therapist Responsibilities
  • Provide consultation to staff and faculty regarding student mental and behavioral issues
  • Develop and implement clinical and educational outreach initiatives designed to foster student academic and life success
  • Provide targeted individual, group, and crisis intervention counseling to students experiencing social, emotional, and vocational difficulties
  • Make referrals to community agencies and related professional services as necessary
  • Develop and provide various structured and unstructured groups for skill building, support, insight, and personal development of students. Conduct outreach and training events for student and/or community groups as requested.


  • Provide workshop, class, and staff presentations on a variety of mental health and wellness related topics
  • Serves on college committees as appropriate
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information in accordance with professional standards, HIPPA(Health Information Portability and Accountability Act), FERPA ( Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) and Tennessee law
  • Other duties as assigned



    Human Resources Office, Dept. 200

    Motlow State Community College

    Telephone (931) 393-1592, TDD (931 393-1621)



    Motlow College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Sections 504/ADA Employer


    Motlow State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age status as a protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities.