Multicultural Therapist

Illinois, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 18, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Employee Classification: Staff Counselor

Division Name: Student Affairs

College/Unit: Dean of Students

Department: Student Counseling Services

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

• Provides clinical services, including initial consultations, individual counseling, group counseling, and couples counseling with a special emphasis on services for marginalized student populations.
• Works collaboratively with other offices on campus to develop and provide a network of supportive services for marginalized student populations.
• Development and implementation of programming, outreach, and liaison to the Multicultural Center and to its constituents, including individual students, registered student organizations, faculty and staff.
• Participates in other aspects of Student Counseling Services functions, including involvement in the training program and prevention/outreach services to the campus community

Required Qualifications

• Master’s Degree or Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or a closely related field.
• Eligibility for licensure in Illinois within 12 months of hire date as an LCP, LCSW, LMFT, or LCPC.
• Demonstrated commitment to one’s own ongoing development of social justice and anti-racist values and actions in mental healthcare.
• Experience and skill in helping clients work on issues related to racial trauma or trauma based in other aspects of minoritized identity

Desired Qualifications

• College/university counseling center experience
• Licensed as a mental health provider
• 2-4 years of experience in college student mental health
• Specific experience and skill providing therapy to one or more of the following underrepresented student groups:
o Black/African American community
o TGNC/LGBQIAP+ (transgender, gender nonconforming, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, intersex, asexual, pansexual) community
o Latino/a/x community
o Asian Pacific American community
• Experience working collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student groups
• Demonstrated commitment to actively engage in practice with the multicultural center’s diverse student populations
• Development, implementation, and assessment of programs for minoritized and/marginalized groups
• Demonstrated commitment to antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion

Work Hours

M-F 8 am to 4:30 pm with frequent flexible scheduling to include possible evening and/or weekend work.

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
• Ability to effectively communicate daily.
• Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations on and off campus.
• Ability to use a computer in day-to-day work (i.e. type on a keyboard and use a mouse).
• Ability to perform sedentary work involving sitting most of the time.

Proposed Starting Date

August 1, 2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Required Applicant Documents

Applicants must submit a resume/C.V., cover letter, reference list with at least three references and their contact information, and unofficial transcripts.

PLEASE NOTE:  These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

Review of applications will begin April 1, 2021, but the posting will stay open until it has been filled.

Contact Information for Applicants

Tyra Steverson (search committee chair)

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.