Mental Health Therapist/Intercultural Specialist

The College of St. Scholastica,

Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Thu, Aug 27th, '20


Open until filled

Start Date:

Position is currently available

Last Updated:

Thu, Aug 27th, '20

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  • Full Time

The College of Saint Scholastica invites applications for a Mental Health Therapist/Intercultural Specialist who will focus on providing services to Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) as well as other underrepresented students. These services include counseling/psychotherapy, crisis intervention, outreach, programming, and public health services to students at the College of St. Scholastica. All services will reflect the College’s Benedictine heritage and will foster a culture of inclusion in support of the College’s equity, diversity and inclusion goals. The position is full-time, 10 months per year. 

- Provide comprehensive psychotherapy services to the student population of The College of St. Scholastica, with a focus on BIPOC students from historically underrepresented and marginalized communities.
- Provide crisis intervention to the campus community.
- Provide training to appropriate campus organizations, faculty, staff and students regarding relevant mental health issues of college students, with a focus on programming that addresses the unique needs of diverse individuals and groups.
- Adhere to the highest ethical and professional boundaries as determined by The College of St. Scholastica and standards of the American Psychological Association, the Social Work Board of Ethics, The American Counseling Association and other professional organizations.
- Participate in professional development and continuing education as required by professional licensing boards.
- Facilitate and/or serve on campus committees and task forces related to the mission of the Student Center for Health and Well-Being (SCHAWB).


The College of St. Scholastica is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world. Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) has been preparing students for responsible living and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded. The College consists of six schools— nursing, arts and letters, business and technology, education, health sciences, and sciences. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks CSS among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence. 


Required Qualifications:
- Master’s or doctorate degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or other related field.
- At least 2 years experience in the role of a professional therapist in a therapeutic setting.
- On track to achieve licensure.
- Competent and proficient in theoretical treatment approaches and techniques, with a proven ability to apply these theories while performing job-related responsibilities.
- Demonstrated experience providing culturally proficient and empowering clinical services to underrepresented and marginalized communities.
- Experience in programming that addresses the unique needs of diverse individuals and groups.
- Knowledge of the developmental issues, trends, and best practices related to college students and counseling services.
- Strong cross cultural communication skills.



Preferred Qualifications:

- Professional licensure
- Professional experience working in a higher education setting


Compensation is commensurate with qualifications.


Apply online at  Complete application online and attach resume and cover letter to your online application.