Staff Counselor - Outreach Focus

The University of Tulsa,

Counseling and Psychological Services
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Mon, Apr 25th, '22


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Last Updated:

Wed, Jun 1st, '22

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  • Full Time

The Staff Counselor-Outreach Focus reports to the Assistant Director of the Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS). The primary job functions are to serve the clinical needs of the TU campus community through direct provision of mental health services and provision of prevention services via outreach efforts on campus. This Counselor will specifically focus on prevention services through outreach events and programming (e.g.  Mental Health First Aid, QPR, substance abuse awareness, eating disorder awareness, interpersonal violence, etc.). It is important that this position has passion and focus related to community education and training supporting the overall mission of CAPS to serve mental health concerns of the TU community. Outreach programming includes student, faculty, staff and the other constituents of the broader TU community. Some of the expected outreach services include providing trainings, workshops,  psychoeducational presentations as well as targeted outreach groups, programing, and events provided to TU students, faculty, staff and prospective students. Some of the expected clinical services include individual, couples, and group forms of therapeutic intervention.  Additionally, providing psycho-educational programming, coverage for crisis response including after hours on call coverage, outcome assessment, and the supervision of trainees providing clinical services.


  • Carries clinical case load providing therapy services to TU students including individuals, couples, group, skill based groups, psychological assessments, and after hours on call rotation. 
  • Participates in supervising and training of graduate-level psychology students 
  • Serves in appropriate university committees and teams to advocate, support, and improve student support in service of student success 
  • Provides psychoeducational programming for the TU community to enhance general knowledge of mental health related issues (e.g., disordered eating habits, substance use/misuse/abuse, suicide, self-harm, emotion regulation, stress management, health relationships) 
  • Fields calls and requests from various TU departments and offices (e.g., Campus Security, Housing, Dean of Students Office, the Center for Student Academic Support, etc.) for outreach programming requests 
  • Helps coordinate and design assessments and data tracking processes to record outreach activity and assess effectiveness of outreach efforts (outcome measures) within TU community 
  • Develops strategies and future growth areas to improve wellness and wellbeing in alignment with TU strategic initiatives and student success goals 
  • Obtains and maintains necessary certifications including MHFA and behavioral health provider license 
  • Continues professional development including applicable conferences and trainings 
  • Participates in CAPS staff meetings, case consultations and trainings

The University of Tulsa is a private, independent, research institution whose mission reflects these core values: excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character and commitment to humanity. Founded in 1894, TU is a top 100 national university with an enrollment of 4,600 undergraduate, graduate and law students – about 75 percent of whom live on campus. TU is located on 200 acres about two miles east of downtown Tulsa in the heart of Oklahoma’s Green Country region.


Master’s degree from an accredited program in clinical or counseling psychology; two years of experience; eligibility for independent licensure as a qualified mental health provider within three years of hire; demonstrated skills through training and supervised experience in intervention techniques for prevention and treatment of concerns in areas of adaptive coping, interpersonal and academic functioning, anxiety, depression, crisis management, and appropriate referral/consultation with other resources; knowledge of compliance with professional laws and ethics; multicultural competence and humility; experience and interest in clinical crisis management and prevention/outreach development including design, coordination, delivery, and assessment of programing.


Two years of clinical experience post licensure; terminal degree in a mental health field from an APA/ACA/CSWE accredited program; currently licensed as a qualified mental health provider in the state of Oklahoma or eligible for immediate licensure in Oklahoma; experience working in an university counseling setting; experience with electronic record-keeping and documentation (preferably Titanium Scheduling Software); public speaking experience; and experience working with a range of clinical issues, across a wide spectrum of human experiences.


$55,000.00 - 65,000.00



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