We are seeking two (2) part-time Mental Health
Counselors for the 2021-2022 academic year (3 days per week Sept
through mid-May). The Mental Health Counselor provides culturally
responsive mental health assessment, counseling and consultation
services to undergraduate, law, and graduate students, in support
of student success. This position requires strong, generalist
clinical skills to assess and intervene with a wide range of
presenting student concerns within a time-limited treatment
model. The mental health counselor conducts initial
assessments, group and individual counseling, crisis intervention,
risk assessment, consultation and referrals. Service
provision includes face-to-face and tele-mental health services to
students regarding problems relating to stress, developmental
issues, career, academics, interpersonal concerns, trauma and other
mental health concerns.
Diversity Statement - The Diversity
Statement should outline your experiences with diversity, equity,
Description of Duties &
Provide personal counseling services via time-limited
individual, group and couples therapy modalities. This includes
crisis intervention, psycho-therapeutic, situational, relational,
academic and developmental counseling.
Collaborate with Student Life staff, faculty, and
administrators to provide support for historically underserved
student populations including Black/African American,
Indigenous/Native American, Latinx, Asian American/Pacific
Islander, Multi-racial and other students of color, first
generation students, international students, and/or LGBTQIA+
Provide therapeutic assessment and diagnostic services
related to developing effective treatment plans and making
appropriate referrals of student clients; serve as an advocate and
as a liaison in the referral of students to on- and off-campus
Provide consultation services for students, faculty,
parents and staff related to psychological issues. For example,
responds to calls from faculty, staff, students and parents who are
concerned about students-at-risk or students failing
Maintain appropriate and timely documentation (e.g.
clinical notes) for all services, using the Counseling Service
electronic health records system.
Attend weekly staff meetings; participate in regular
supervision or consultation regarding cases; maintain knowledge of
ethical and legal standards of care; provide all services in
keeping with these standards. Obtain relevant continuing education
to maintain license and develop professional skills.
May conduct and collaborate on psycho-educational
workshops and preventive outreach for students, faculty and staff,
particularly focused on the mental health needs of historically
underrepresented student groups.
Other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree or higher in social work, counseling,
psychology or closely related field.
Current license as a social worker, psychologist,
professional counselor, or marriage & family therapist in
Oregon as of first day of employment.
Minimum two years experience providing clinical
services in mental health settings (may include internship or
Demonstrated experience providing culturally-informed
clinical services to diverse and traditionally underserved student
groups (e.g. BIPOC/Multicultural, LGBTQIA+, international students,
first generation students).
Interest in engaging fully in the typical work of a
college counseling center, including short-term counseling, group
counseling, crisis work, outreach, consultation, and
Evidence of sustained pursuit of knowledge and
experience working with culturally diverse populations.
Experience providing clinical services in a college
mental health setting.
Experience and interest in providing group counseling,
including both process oriented and skill building groups.
7.5 hours per day, 3 days per week (Sept-May)
Benefit eligible: NO