EDI Outreach Specialist & Staff Therapist/Psychologist

Pacific University Student Counseling Center,

Student Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Wed, Mar 24th, '21


Hiring committee will start reviewing applications April 12, 2021 and will continue to review them on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Start Date:

As soon as possible.

Last Updated:

Wed, Mar 24th, '21

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  • Full Time

Pacific University’s Student Counseling Center invites applications for a full time salaried EDI Outreach Specialist and Staff Therapist/Psychologist. We are eager to welcome a new team member to lead the center’s community-based outreach focused on Pacific’s BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and other minoritized college students and to provide culturally responsive clinical mental health services. As our EDI Outreach Specialist, you will have the opportunity to be creative in developing and growing the SCC’s current initiatives engaging in anti-oppressive work on campus including continuing to strengthen campus-wide relationships with colleagues and students engaging in social justice work. We are seeking candidates with demonstrated experience and commitment to social justice and an intentional practice of ongoing development of cultural humility. Full job description can be reviewed at this link. We encourage both unlicensed professionals seeking supervision towards licensure and licensed professionals to apply. 


Pacific University is a small but diverse community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment. Our undergraduate campus is located in Forest Grove, Oregon; twenty-five miles west of Downtown Portland nestled in the valley at the base of the coastal range and Mount Hood. 

Today, students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, optometry, education, health professions and business.  Pacific University has campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, Oregon, as well as an office in Honolulu.  In addition, a variety of Pacific University health and eye clinics throughout the Portland area serve patients and provide students with practical experience.

At Pacific University, students and faculty engage in discovery through close, nurturing relationships that provide extraordinary learning experiences.  International study, service learning, internships and co-curricular activities have been integral parts of the education of nearly 25,000 alumni worldwide who share in the Boxer spirit.


  • Masters in Social Work, Masters in Counseling, Doctorate in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology, or equivalent degree. 

  • Eligible to register as a Clinical Social Work Associate, Licensed Professional Counseling Intern, Psychologist Resident, or equivalent pre-licensure status in the State of Oregon (i.e., if pre-licensed supervision and/or supervision stipend may be negotiated). 

  • Experiences in working with minoritized communities.

  • Cultural humility, knowledge, and demonstrated commitment to anti-oppression and social justice.


  • Independently licensed as a psychologist, licensed social worker, licensed professional counselor, or equivalent mental health licensure in the state of Oregon (i.e., or licensed in your state of residence with the ability to promptly be licensed in Oregon).

  • Preferred ability to provide bilingual clinical and outreach services to the campus community.

  • Previous experience working in a university/college counseling center.

  • Candidates from minoritized groups in higher education are highly encouraged to apply. 




Your application should include a cover letter that addresses your experience and commitment to EDI, current vita, and names and contact information for three professional references.