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Counseling Center Clinician .85

University of Central Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 6, 2022
Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Counseling Center Clinician

Working Title
Counseling Center Clinician .85

340020-Counseling Center

Pay Rate
$40,000- $63,000 depending on licensure and experience



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a full-time benefits eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; paid vacation; accrued sick leave, and 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

A complete UCM electronic application for employment and resume required. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Two professional letters of recommendation must be emailed to PRIOR to a second interview.

Apply by January 20, 2023 for priority consideration. Review of applications will begin on 01/21/2023 and continue until the position is filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday – Friday; 8 am to 5 pm for Fall and Spring semesters.
Monday – Thursday; 8 am to 5 pm for Summer semester.

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

The Counseling Center provides essential services to students, contributing to their mental health, functioning, and success as learners and leaders in their personal lives and in the community.

Duties include providing direct clinical service to students (initial consultation, suicide risk assessment, crisis management, brief individual, couples, and group therapy), both in-person and via telemental health; complete accurate and timely documentation; provides outreach and psychoeducation; provides consultation to the campus community; participates in staff meetings and projects; provides after-hours/on call services, if needed; provides supervision for staff clinicians, if needed and qualified; and engages in professional development to earn/maintain licensure.

The candidate would join a team that values diversity, strives to practice and promote healthy functioning, and supports one another to do its best work. The candidate must respect and adhere to professional and ethical standards, value continual learning and growth, and be able to function both independently and as a member of a team. We encourage individuals from a variety of backgrounds to apply.

Education & Formal Training

Other Education & Formal Training

Master’s degree in the field of Counseling, Social Work or in a related field that meets criteria for Missouri (MO) State licensure as Licensed Professional Counseling ( LPC ) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker ( LCSW ) or as Licensed Marital & Family Therapist ( LMFT ) required.

Doctorate degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or related field that meets criteria for Missouri State licensure as Psychologist preferred.

APA – accredited pre-doctoral internship at a university/college counseling center is desirable but not required.

Computer Skills
Other - Electronic health record systems, Word-Processing, Presentation


One (1) year of relevant clinical experience required. Two (2) or more years relevant clinical experience preferred.

Experience in university/college counseling center preferred.

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Licensed as Psychologist, Counselor, or Clinical Social Worker, or Marriage & Family Therapist preferred. Missouri State license in the above fields is preferred.

Qualified and able to provide supervision towards MO licensure as Psychologist, licensed Professional Counselor, licensed Clinical Social Worker, and/or licensed Marital & Family Therapist preferred.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.
Demonstrate respect for and ability to work with persons of diverse identities and backgrounds.
Demonstrate professional conduct.
Communicate clearly and effectively.
Able to work independently and as a member of a team.
Able to incorporate feedback towards continual learning and growth.
Maintain licensure.
Maintain professional liability insurance.
Adhere to applicable laws and professional ethical codes.

Prefer a candidate that has additional interest, training, and experience with particular populations/groups, specific client issues/clinical conditions, treatment approaches, and/or outreach areas relevant to student needs.

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance, Irregular work hours, On call/standby work required, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

The .85 Clinician works Fall, Spring and Summer semesters/sessions and is off during academic breaks. Fall and Spring schedule is Monday – Friday. Summer schedule is Monday – Thursday.

Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Licensed to practice in Missouri as Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist.

If unlicensed, must be fully licensed in MO within two (2) years of hire.

If licensed in a different state, must be fully licensed in MO within six (6) months of hire.

We will consider unlicensed applicants only if there is qualified Counseling Center staff to provide supervision toward licensure.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you understand that two professional letters of recommendation must be emailed to PRIOR to a second interview?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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