Provide professional mental health services for UW campus community including: group counseling, individual brief (time-effective) therapy, and couples counseling, assessment (drop-in and Intake sessions), referrals as needed, and crisis services during office hours and after-hours (on-call coverage rotates one week every 5-6 weeks). Complete necessary and required clinical and administrative paperwork in timely manner and consistent with professional standards and office expectations. Provide consultation to parents, faculty, and staff about mental health topics; provide presentations to various groups on campus on a variety of mental health topics.
Attend administrative, training, and clinical meetings. Participate in UCC Training Team through instruction, supervision, and evaluation of UCC clinical trainees. Assist with assessment, benchmarking, and outcome research activities for UCC, under direction of UCC director. As part of outreach delivery, help with development and maintenance of the UCC/AWARE Web pages.
Contribute to collaborations with relevant campus and community partners (e.g. participation in coalition meetings).
Master’s Degree and two years experience working in the mental health field. Licensed clinical mental health professional (e.g., Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychologist) strongly preferred, but license eligible candidates will be considered, depending on qualifications and time it will take to become licensed. Please address license status in application material.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
Desired Qualifications College counseling experience. Knowledge of and experience with group counseling. Experience and knowledge of brief, time-effective therapy. Demonstrated commitment to clinical work, outreach, training, and wellness, and integration of developmental perspective in all these endeavors. Advocacy of multicultural and diversity issues in counseling. Ability and interest in providing supervision to trainees. Understanding of the challenges facing students adjusting to a small town from either a rural setting or a large metropolitan setting. Dedication to working as a team. Ability to manage conflict and to communicate effectively during problem-solving. Flexibility and readiness to work during non-office hours. Ability to perform essential duties under stressful situations. Demonstrated program coordination skills. Experience with assessment/data collection. Prepare reports as assigned. Interest in learning the University’s web page software.
Experience with and interest in counseling men and/or international students.
Furthermore, this position requires knowledge and skills in the following areas: Clinical supervision; Professional ethical guidelines, including the maintenance of confidentiality; Effective mental health assessment, intervention (including group counseling), and referral; Effective rapport building and interpersonal work with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds; Personal stress awareness and management.
Additional Salary Information: Minimum starting salary is $49,092 for a fully licensed mental health provider. There could be some flexibility to negotiate salary with a fully licensed mental health provider based on experience.
The University of Wyoming is a Doctoral/STEM, Internet II, Division IA, land-grant University with more than 13,000 students (10,000 on Laramie campus) enrolled in baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs. UW is the only state-supported university in Wyoming.
Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-t...he-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state.
The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience in working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.