Posting Summary: The University Counseling Center at Tennessee State University requires a clinician who enjoys clinical work in a center that provides brief services to college students. This clinician will be capable of providing initial consultation, diagnostic interviewing, brief counseling or psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and management of psychiatric emergencies. There is opportunity to provide group therapy and couple's therapy. This professional must thrive in a team environment in which they will engage in the role of a team member, provide and receive consultation with their peers, and openly function as part of a coordinated unit. To succeed in this role, the clinician will be a strong generalist and may have an area of further interest or specialization. They must have the ability to manage a caseload of individual, couples, and group therapy clients, interpret psychological and psychoeducational assessment instruments, and proficiency in writing interpretive reports of assessment are required. Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology, or a related field from an accredited college or University. Completion of a supervised masters practicum and internship is required. Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee within the first 6 months of employment. Preferred Qualifications: Full license as an LPC/HSP, LMFT, LCSW, or relevant licensure in the State of TN, A minimum of two years counseling experience providing clinical services in a University Counseling Center. Experience in case management, familiarity counseling students of diverse backgrounds, and ability to interact with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Job Description: Provide direct, culturally competent, clinical services to students, outreach programming and professional training to the Tennessee State University community on a variety of mental health issues. Counselor should also be able to provide clinical training to practicum students and interns as needed, and consultations to faculty and staff regarding college student mental health. Additional service to the campus community will include participation in crisis coverage support and participate in the after-hour /on-call rotation providing general and clinical supervision services as needed.
Tennessee State University is committed to excellence and has been consistently listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The university has been served by seven presidents, including Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who is currently serving as our eighth president.TWO CAMPUSESOur Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.