This position will support the University Counseling and Testing Service (CATS) in meeting the mental health needs of the Idaho State University community. They will work to improve student well-being, provide consultation for faculty and staff, and assist students in working toward their personal and academic goals. Key responsibilities include provision of individual group counseling; consultation with students, staff, faculty, and other university offices; development and implementation of education and prevention programs; provision of emergency and triage services; supervision of Masters and Doctoral level trainees; and service on Student Affairs and other University committees. There are opportunities for staff to specialize in areas of their professional interests consistent with the CATS mission and goals; for example: LGBTQ support, mindfulness, diversity, international students, eating disorders, etc.
ABOUT IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY
ISU is a comprehensive research-intensive doctoral university. ISU was recently ranked by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers. We offer a wide range of certificate and degree programs, including technical certificates, associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees; and post-doctoral certificates and residency programs in family medicine, psychology, counseling, dentistry, and pharmacy. ISU has a statewide mission for education in the health professions. Through its outreach centers, early college program, and distance education classrooms, ISU delivers a wide range of courses and programs throughout the state and all over the world.
ISU’s main campus is located in Pocatello, a community of 55,000 nestled in a scenic mountain valley (elev. 4,462 feet) in southeastern Idaho. Pocatello is within a three-hour drive of world-class skiing and outdoor recreation areas such as Sun Valley, Jackson Hole, Yellowstone and Teton National Parks, and Salt Lake City. Opportunities abound for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, rock climbing, and downhill and crosscountry skiing in nearby mountains and high desert terrain. Residents benefit from a high quality of life and low cost of living.