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Counseling Clinician - Counseling Services

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Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Counseling
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and grade/range
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General Summary of Position:

As a member of Counseling Services, provides mental health services for diverse student population and consultation/outreach to the university community; trains and supervises graduate trainees. Counseling Clinician will also work collaboratively as a member of the Wellness Center team to support students at UMass Lowell.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Doctoral degree in counseling, psychology, clinical social work or a closely related field
  • Or Masters degree in counseling, psychology, clinical social work or a closely related field and 4-5 years post-advanced degree clinical experience preferably in a college or university counseling center
  • Experience and knowledge of individual and group counseling and psychotherapy practices, knowledge of developmental psychological theory, understanding of student development and outreach, and cultural competence appropriate for a diverse student population
  • Demonstrated experience in working with developmental issues common to the 18-25 year old college student population.
  • Ability to perform psychological assessment; provide crisis intervention services; provide effective consultation and clinical supervision; maintain appropriate records via an EHR and adhere to professional confidentiality standards
  • Demonstrated experience planning, implementing, and offering group psychoeducational sessions and workshops
  • Current professional MA license (psychologist, mental health counselor, social worker, etc.) or license-eligible in MA (required to obtain license within six months of employment)
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of practice within a college or university setting or with college aged students in an alternative setting
  • Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology strongly preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period. 

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.  

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.  Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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