University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 241111-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of Mental Health Services Leadership Team Clinician, the Crisis Response/Mental Health Provider will provide clinical and crisis services for UW-Madison students. This position serves as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team responding to university students in acute distress, both on and off-campus, in collaboration with campus and community services/agencies/departments such as police, hospitals, housing and Dean of Students Office. The Crisis Response/Mental Health Provider is also responsible for providing campus-based programming regarding crisis and general mental health concerns.

To this end, the Crisis Response/Mental Health Provider performs the following:

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

For Counselor or Social Worker Title: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or other related mental health field
For Psychologist Title: Doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required: Minimum of one year experience in a mental health setting.
Preferred: Minimum of two years' experience in a mental health setting.

Strongly preferred experiences of the candidate include:
1)Demonstrated interest and experience in a diverse college student population.
2)Experience in an interdisciplinary college mental health treatment setting;
3)Experience in brief intervention and mental health crisis assessment;
4)Experience in consultation and collaboration with campus or community partners and provision of campus-based services/outreach including experience developing campus-wide programs;
5)Demonstrated attentiveness to intersectionality & health disparities, and commitment to continued development of cultural competencies;
6)Experience participating in multidisciplinary teams including medical providers and/or academic faculty/staff
7)Experience in various levels of care for patients/clients in crisis or acute distress (e.g., inpatient, intensive outpatient, and/or outpatient);
8)Expertise in consultation and collaboration regarding crisis stabilization within an interdisciplinary mental health treatment setting;
9)Evidence of service delivery model creation and implementation for crisis stabilization services;
10)Experience monitoring and adjusting crisis stabilization service delivery flow related to utilization;
11)Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with persons of diverse socio-economic, racial/ethnic, international, and LGBTQ backgrounds, including knowledge and sensitivity about multicultural issues;
12)Experience in mental health crisis assessment, triage, and brief intervention;
13)Supervision of trainees

License or Certificate:

For Counselor, Social Worker and Psychologist titles: License to practice independently in the State of Wisconsin preferred. License to practice independently required within two years of hire.
You can review Wisconsin licensing requirements at

Additional Information:

UHS is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.

Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Click the Apply Online link above or below to apply. You will be required to create an account or login to an existing account. Please upload a cover letter and resume or CV to apply. You will be asked to provide references as part of the application process.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Sep 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 23 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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