Note: This position will provide a hybrid of in-person and virtual services. Some work may be performed remotely at an off-site, non-campus location.
Under the supervision of a member of the Mental Health Services Leadership Team, the Health Profession Mental Health Provider (Student of Color Focus)/Generalist Clinician will provide a hybrid of clinical services to UW-Madison students. This provider will spend 50% of their time in the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), with a special emphasis on working with students of color, and 50% of their time serving the general student population of UW-Madison and/or students of color outside of SMPH. Principal duties include:
Direct Clinical Service (65%): 1)Provides individual and group therapy services to students, specializing in students of color in SMPH and the student population presenting at University Health Services (UHS); 2)Provides drop-in consultation services to SMPH students; 3)Provides outreach services including programming, consultations, and trainings, with an emphasis on students of color in SMPH; 4)Participates in the provision of clinical crisis services and on call mental health services (during business hours); 5)Responds to campus crises; 6)Demonstrates a commitment to multiculturalism and serving underrepresented and underserved populations.
Administrative Duties (35%) 1)Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and clinical consultations; 2)Participates in the development and implementation of programs and services related to mental health/wellness at SMPH. 3)Collaborates with providers and staff at UHS, SMPH, and with campus partners. 4)Follows agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, HIPAA, and FERPA; 5)Attends staff and workgroup meetings; 6)Attends MHS sponsored professional development activities; 7)As resources allow, represents UHS on the UW-Madison Campus, in the Madison community, and with local, regional, and national professional organizations; and 8)Other duties as assigned.
Provides professional mental health counseling and consultation services for the campus community, incorporates a brief therapeutic model to address the emotional and behavioral needs of students, creates developmental programming to increase healthy lifestyle and coping behaviors across campus, and provides strategic direction and advocacy for university mental health policy and initiatives.
65% Provides individual and group counseling to students struggling with developmental and/or personal mental health issues and refers students to appropriate community resources
10% Provides counseling and/or information and referral services to faculty and staff
10% Facilitates psycho-educational and process-oriented groups
10% Prepares presentations and outreach activities and facilitates student adjustment and success programs to promote a healthy campus
5% Serves on multidisciplinary campus committees
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.
Required Master's Degree For Counselor Title: Master's Degree Counseling, or other related mental health field
Strongly preferred work experiences/qualities of the candidate include: 1)Demonstrated ability to provide clinical services, consultation and outreach to diverse undergraduate, graduate and/or professional students in a college health setting 2)Experience in consultation and collaboration with campus or community partners and provision of campus-based services/outreach 3)Ability to effectively serve individuals with diverse social identities and life experiences, with demonstrated interest and experience in serving clients of color 4)Demonstrated attentiveness to intersectionality & health disparities, and commitment to multiculturalism and serving underrepresented populations 5)Experience participating in multidisciplinary teams including health profession and academic faculty/staff 6)Experience in adult mental health crisis assessment, brief intervention, and confidentiality requirements 7)Experience in supervision of trainees 8)Excellent oral and written communication skills
Preferred LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor 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 https://go.wisc.edu/y5g8bk
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with job 264385 and job 264386; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having three job postings allows University Health Services to consider candidates with social worker, counselor or psychologist credentials for this position.
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.
The Division of Student Affairs at UW-Madison includes Recreational Sports, Student Life, University Health Services, and the Wisconsin Union. Together these units deliver quality services and programs that enhance the student experience, build a welcoming and engaging community, and further student success.
Start date will be no earlier than date noted, but may be later
A period of evaluation will be required and a criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
Licensed or license eligible in Wisconsin as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or National Certified Counselor.
Wisconsin license required within one year of hire.
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 required to provide three references, additional references may be requested later.
Sara Carrillo [email protected] 608-890-2860 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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 University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.