Mental Health Counselor

St. Catherine University,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Tue, May 19th, '20



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Tue, May 19th, '20


The Counseling Center at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full-time Mental Health Counselor.


This position provides Mental Health Counseling services to assist St. Catherine University Counseling Center in fulfilling its mission of promoting the mental and emotional health of students thereby enabling them to overcome psychological barriers to academic goals and learning. The hours for this position will be spread primarily throughout the academic year (August 15 – June 15) with half time work required over the summer months (June 16 – August 14). 


University Information:  

St. Catherine University in St. Paul Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats. 


The Counseling Center is deeply committed to creating a welcoming, supportive space in which you can be seen and valued in your entirety. As a staff we are dedicated to awareness and appreciation for individual differences within our diverse campus community. We strive to foster an emotionally safe and respectful environment for students of all identities. The Counseling Center offers a variety of services to support student mental health, at no cost to students. We provide confidential services including time-limited individual counseling, group counseling, consultations, walk-in crisis counseling, and referrals to community resources.



·       Direct services to undergraduate and graduate students including initial psychological assessments, short-term individual therapy, crisis assessment and intervention, and group workshops

·       Indirect services to the campus community including mental health-related consultations, psycho-educational presentations, and other outreach activities

·       Delivery of counseling and psychological services using contemporary practices

·       Working directly with underserved student populations such as Hispanic, Black American, African, Hmong and those who identify as LGBTQIA+ 

·       Effectively communicate both orally and in writing to a wide variety of constituents, including parents, faculty, administrators, and personnel from the medical, psychological and psychiatric field.


Required qualifications:

·       Master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology or similar field  

·       Three years of counseling experience


Preferred qualifications:

·       Doctorate degree in clinical counseling or psychology or similar field

·       Licensed or license eligible

·       One year post degree experience in college or university setting

·       Experience in higher education and/or doctoral degrees in counseling or clinical psychology with APA-approved internships


St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty and staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding and cultural fluency. Candidates of color and other groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education are encouraged to apply, as are those who will contribute to a diverse applicant pool. Consistent with the University’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.


St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.


To apply:  

Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site at to apply electronically. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Heide Malat at Application priority deadline 5/29/20.   Review of applications will begin immediately.   


St. Catherine University

2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace/Tobacco-Free Campuses


Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples.   For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: