Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 3,500 students and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in The Princeton Review's Best 385 Colleges, is one of the top 20 Southern regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's 2019 college rankings and is a top university in Forbes' list of America's best colleges. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is "welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone." Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world. Beginning in Fall 2020, Bellarmine's 22 athletic teams will compete in NCAA Division I, through an invitation from the ASUN Conference.
Bellarmine is located on a scenic 145-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood and 46+ acres off-campus in Louisville, KY, which Forbes recently recognized as a "Top 15 City" for affordable living and National Geographic calls one of the "Best Small Cities in the U.S." Louisville is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.
Bellarmine is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply.
Bellarmine is committed to core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Bellarmine will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of its increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential.
This is a full-time (32 hours per week), exempt position, on a 10 month contract (August 1- May 31), housed within The Bellarmine University Counseling Center, serving as a part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team. The position provides short-term mental health services including individual counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, triage assessment, case management, consultation, clinical supervision, and outreach psychoeducation/programming.
Successful job candidates much posses the following: competence in general clinical practice, including brief psychotherapy and crisis intervention; hold a master's degree in clinical social work or related mental health field; be licensed or license eligible to independently practice as mental health provider in the Commonwealth of Kentucky; have professional experience providing mental health services to college students and/or young adults; demonstrate commitment to social justice; have excellent communication skills, including public speaking
Preference for candidates with LCSW; expertise in behavioral wellness and/or working with student athletes; experience working with underrepresented and culturally diverse populations (e.g. students of color, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities); experience or interest in providing clinical supervision to counseling or social work trainees.
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and contact information of three professional references (including former supervisor and someone familiar with your clinical work). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.