Business Title: Therapist/Psychologist, Multicultural Specialist
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Multicultural Specialist position prioritizes working with students from marginalized communities including Black/African American, Latinx, Undocumented, Indigenous/First Nations, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Multi-racial, and other students of color. The Multicultural Specialist provides culturally affirming mental health services including initial consultations, brief, focused individual counseling, psychotherapy groups and workshops, single-session interventions, crisis appointments, assessment, biofeedback, and couples counseling. The position also provides professional consultation to WSU faculty, staff, and students regarding student behavior, mental health, and academic challenges in order to enhance an inclusive campus climate for student success. The Multicultural Specialist builds liaison relationships with relevant offices and student groups, as well as developing outreach presentations and other programs.
Experience working with high-risk individuals providing risk assessment and crisis appointments.
Experience and commitment to providing services to diverse student populations including, but not limited to, BIPOC students, LGBTQ+ students, undocumented, migrant, and immigrant students, international students, and veterans.
Demonstrated experience working with students from marginalized communities, in clinical work and in outreach/other programming.
Experience providing clinical services to young adults in an outpatient setting.
Additionally, for Masters-level clinicians:
Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. Experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a yearforyear basis.
Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or related field.
Ability to become independently licensed as a mental health professional in the State of Washington within 1 year of hire.
Additionally, for Doctoral-level clinicians:
A doctoral degree in Psychology, or equivalent including completion of pre-doctoral internship.
Eligibility for licensure as a Psychologist in the state of Washington within one year
For all applicants
One-year experience working in a university counseling center (experience obtained while earning degree is acceptable)
Experience facilitating psychotherapy groups and workshops
Experience providing outreach and consultation on a university campus
Experience working in a multidisciplinary setting
Bilingual or multilingual
Additionally, for Doctoral-level clinicians:
License eligible in the state of Washington
Graduate of an APA-accredited doctoral program as well as an APA-accredited internship
Experience and interest providing clinical supervision and training to graduate-level trainees
Cougar Health Services Counseling & Psychological Services
This recruitment will begin screening applications on May 17, 2021 and will remain ongoing until a successful candidate has been identified.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected].
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.