2 Positions - Counseling Center Social Worker or Counseling Center Psychologist

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor,

Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Mar 3rd, '21


Review of applications will begin immediately. Priority review given to applications received by April 2, 2021. Open until filled.

Start Date:

Starting date is negotiable, but ideally by August 2, 2021.

Last Updated:

Wed, Mar 3rd, '21

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  • Full Time

These positions can be filled by a psychologist or social worker. Starting date is negotiable, but ideally by August 2, 2021.  

These positions are in our Embedded Model in the College of Engineering, and the Comprehensive Studies Program (in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts).

Responsibilities for all positions include: individual and group counseling, consultation with faculty and staff, outreach and liaison services, crisis intervention, and active involvement in all training programs including supervision of trainees, and educational activities. CAPS employees are strong generalists in the areas of solution-focused clinical work, group treatment, training and supervision of social work and psychology trainees, and outreach/education/community engagement work, all within a college student mental health setting. For Embedded staff, the majority of time and focus is spent in a particular School/College (see below). CAPS is especially interested in continuing to build and maintain a culturally diverse staff dedicated to working in a multicultural environment.

The University of Michigan Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), is a unit within Student Life. We continue to grow to meet the needs of the student body. CAPS is a university counseling center that serves a diverse community of approximately 48,000 students. We are a multicultural, multidisciplinary, and multi-theoretical staff striving to provide culturally competent clinical services, outreach programming, and training opportunities. We are a counseling center that affirms diversity, condemns oppression in every form, and encourages the utilization of our services by all students, including those that might be reluctant to receive standard/traditional forms of treatment. To this end, we seek to provide a safe, welcoming and affirming environment for all. CAPS is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), and the doctoral internship is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

About the Ann Arbor Community

Ann Arbor is a culturally diverse community with all the amenities of a large city in a small town setting. Detroit Metropolitan International Airport is 30 minutes away. The Great Lakes and numerous inland lakes offer a variety of recreational opportunities in a four-season climate. For further information about Ann Arbor, please visit https://www.visitannarbor.org/


General Requirements – all positions: 

          - in working clinically with college student/young adult populations, including individual and group work.

          - with, or interest in developing an expertise with, psycho-educational programming and outreach with a focus on the context of college student life.

          - multicultural competency/work with diversity and difference in current professional role or professional-in-training role.


Benefits at the University of Michigan

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Paid time off for vacations, holidays, and sick time
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions after 12 months
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

The positions will be dedicated to the College of Engineering, and the Comprehensive Studies Program (in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts).  Please indicate your interest in one or both of these in your cover letter. 


For more information on the CAPS Embedded Model, please see: 


For more information, see: 



To apply, please upload ONE file that contains the following: 1) cover letter which outlines interest (including interest in the embedded model) and experience related to the required qualifications 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) a list of three professional references (one being a current/past supervisor).


Please go to the UM Job Website at http://careers.umich.edu/


  • Search Jobs
  • Keyword(s) – enter job opening ID.
    • Choose  194851 (for social workers) or 194842 (for psychologists)
  • Click on Posting Title to open job posting
  • Click Apply Now
  • Click on the appropriate link (External Applicants will be directed to register for a user name and password)
  • Review posting 
  • Click Apply
  • Follow Procedures


Review of applications will begin immediately. Priority review given to applications received by April 2, 2021. Open until filled.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, affirmative action employer. Minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all genders and sexual orientations are encouraged to apply.

For more information, please contact:

Amanda Rico

Administrative Assistant

Counseling and Psychological Services

4079 Michigan Union

530 S. State St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

(734) 764-8312