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Psychologist/Counselor, Coordinator of Services for Underrepresented Students

Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Commensurate with Experience
Posted Date
Feb 10, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Overview

Be The Difference Begins with Great People.

Are you looking for a new opportunity where you can make the difference in the lives of students and faculty? We’re always looking for highly talented individuals to join our team – people who think big, care deeply, and believe in being the difference in their work and community.

We prioritize student success, access to education, and service in our work to educate well-rounded servant leaders who transform their fields, our society and the world. Our Catholic, Jesuit approach emphasizes student engagement with the world around them and formation of the heart and mind. 

We believe in our mission: The search for truth, the discovery and sharing of knowledge, the fostering of personal and professional excellence, the promotion of a life of faith, and the development of leadership expressed in service to others. These core values guide our relationships with our students, each other, and our community.

Marquette University offers a rich and competitive Total Rewards package including medical, dental, vision, 403(b) with up to 8% company match, 5 weeks of time off to start, and tuition benefits for employees, spouses, and dependents with no payback requirement! View details of our total rewards package here.

This is your next opportunity to join an organization that invests in their employees’ career journey by diversifying their skills, deepening their expert knowledge, encouraging a healthy work-life balance, focusing on personal wellbeing, providing leadership training, and sustaining a culture of respect and inclusion.

Reporting to the Counseling Center Director and joining an existing team of licensed psychologists, professional counselors, social workers, substance use counselors and an APNP, this full time 10-month position will be a strong generalist clinician able to provide direct counseling/therapeutic services to Marquette and MIAD students. As this position is intended to further contribute to the diversity and richness of the MUCC team, to better understand the lived experiences of students from underrepresented populations, and to enhance support for the Center’s social justice commitments, the ideal candidate will demonstrate focused experience working in counseling and advocacy/outreach with students and student groups from historically marginalized and underrepresented identities/communities. This clinician will provide assessment and therapeutic services to the Marquette/MIAD student communities, including individual and group counseling, consultation, and crisis intervention. Additionally, this clinician will provide consultation to staff, students and their families regarding clinical issues and the services available at the Counseling Center. Outside of clinical care responsibilities, this position will take leadership of coordination and outreach to the campus and key stakeholders and be visible presence at student sponsored events; will liaison with departments on campus that also traditionally work with underrepresented students.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide professional counseling services, individual and group, for Marquette/MIAD students.
  2. Provide crisis intervention, consultation and referrals services for students, faculty and staff.
  3. Coordinate services for underrepresented students, to include linking with integral campus offices (Office of Intercultural Engagement, Educational Opportunity Program, LGBTQ+ Resource Center, International Student office, etc.), connecting with student groups, providing outreach and education about counseling, help with first generation support efforts, work closely with CC Diversity Coordinator, and develop community referral networks.
  4. Serve as a liaison to both a residence hall and an academic college.
  5. Potentially select, train and supervise doctoral psychology graduate students in their practicum placement at the CC and/or a post-doctoral clinical fellow.
  6. Provide outreach throughout the year, including some after hours and weekends.
  7. Prepare semester/annual reports summarizing coordination efforts at the MUCC.
  8. Support Counseling Center initiatives to increase utilization of services by students less likely to seek mental health support.
  9. Serve on internal work groups or university/divisional committees when requested.
  10. Maintain licensure or obtain WI license and maintain if licensed outside the state of WI within 1 year.
  11. Serve in after hours on call rotation as needed.
  12. Participate in in-service training programs both within/outside the Counseling Center.
  13. Participate in local, regional, and national professional association/conferences.
  14. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Doctoral/Masters level mental health degree and licensed in the state of Wisconsin.
  • 3-5 years of clinical experience
  • Relevant assessment/therapy experience with college students or young adults
  • Ideal candidates will come to the role with the demonstrated ability to provide services that are responsive and sensitive to the needs of unique student populations, specifically students of color, including those that identify as LGBTQI+, in recovery, and students who identify with intersecting identities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to use culturally relevant/sensitive psychotherapy within time limited scope of practice.
  • Ability to work with high acuity students with complex mental health needs.
  • Group counseling skills.
  • Consultation and crisis management skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, professional attitude, and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Expressed commitment to and support of program objectives of anti-racism and social justice.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with university students.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with college student mental health and expertise in one or more of the following: eating disorders, alcohol or drug abuse, prevention, crisis intervention, trauma, career counseling, group counseling.
  • University counseling center experience.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision to trainees.
  • Telebehavioral health experience.
  • Electronic health record experience




It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.

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