Multiple Positions -- Clinical Counselor

East Tennessee State University,

ETSU Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Fri, Jun 4th, '21



Start Date:

08/1/21 (Projected)

Last Updated:

Fri, Jun 4th, '21

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  • Full Time

East Tennessee State University has multiple open positions for Clinical Counselors in the Counseling Center. The Clinical Counselor is a 12-month full-time position that provides mental health and wellness services for the student population. Clinical Counselors are responsible for the provision of services within a stepped-care model, including: needs assessment, brief individual therapy, group therapy, couples’ therapy, crisis intervention, single session therapy, Let’s Talk, consultation, supervision of graduate student trainees, participation in the center’s on-call rotation. This position also requires outreach responsibilities which include: the provision of educational/preventative outreach programming, management and oversight of a budget dedicated to the outreach area assigned, and supervision of a Graduate Assistant. Outreach areas may include: General Counseling Center Outreach; Wellness; Suicide Prevention; Alcohol and Other Drugs; Sexual/Relationship Health; Diversity and Inclusion. For a full job description and to apply, visit:

East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidate(s) should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion.

Applications accepted until 06/30/2021

  • ETSU enrolls over 14,600 undergraduate and graduate students; employs 2,750 faculty and staff
  • Nationally recognized for its work in rural medicine and primary care, education, bluegrass, and country music, and for preparing elite athletes at the ETSU Olympic Training Site
  • Home to the ETSU & General Shale Natural History Museum Visitor Center and Gray Fossil Site, and a short drive to Jonesborough’s International Storytelling Festival, Abingdon’s Barter Theatre, Kingsport’s Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium, Bristol’s Birthplace of Country Music Museum, the Appalachian Trail, and the Great Smoky Mountains.
  • Johnson City is located in the Appalachian Highlands, a gem at the foothills of the mountains of Tennessee, Virginia, and Western North Carolina. Johnson City hosts a number of annual festivals celebrating local culture, music, arts, and culinary delights, including Blue Plum, Little Chicago, Meet the Mountains, Umoja, and Downtown in December. Locals also enjoy the Monthly First Friday celebration, biweekly Farmer’s Market, and weekly Founders After 5 concerts in Founder’s Park from May-October. The area is known for its many outdoor attractions, including: hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, and the best trout fishing in the Southeast.
  • Must hold a master's or doctoral degree in an applied mental health field (e.g., Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or Related Field) from an accredited institution.
  • One or more years of post-graduate clinical experience in a multidisciplinary clinic setting
  • Licensed or License-Eligible within one year of hire date in the State of Tennessee (LPC, LMFT, LMSW, etc.)
  • Enthusiastic and innovative approach to college student mental health.
  • Clinical interest/experience in working with clients with high risk mental health issues.
  • Ability to work on an on-call basis as part of a 24/7 crisis response system that may require the person to respond to campus or a hospital/mental health facility after hours.
  • Experience in providing brief therapy within a stepped-care model.
  • Experience in and comfort with risk assessment, crisis assessment and management, utilizing the stepped care model, brief psychotherapy and group treatment approaches
  • One or more years of post-graduate clinical experience in a university counseling center
  • One or more years of training experience providing clinical supervision
  • Demonstrated knowledge and sensitivity to a wide range of personal diversity and multicultural issues, and an ability to fully embrace a campus community and multicultural model that values social justice principles.
  • Experience/training in critical clinical areas for this population (sexual assault, trauma, substance abuse, eating and body issues, LGBTQIA+ issues, ADHD, etc.)
  • Experience working with multicultural students, first generation college students and underrepresented populations
  • Active participation in relevant professional organizations
  • Advanced proficiency in using Microsoft Programs (PowerPoint, Word, Excel etc.), and design software (Canva, etc.)
  • Familiarity/comfort with utilizing teleconferencing platforms, social media, and related service delivery/marketing approaches,
  • Experience utilizing Titanium Software

Level 9 Administrative/Professional:

  • Up to 24 vacation days and 12 sick days per year
  • 16 paid holidays (approved annually)
  • Access to Basler Center for Physical Activity
  • Free tuition for staff and 50% discount for dependents
  • Employer matching retirement plans
  • Excellent health care coverage for medical, dental, and vision
  • Tennessee has no state income tax
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