Staff Counselor/Psychologist Premium

University of Maryland Baltimore County,

Retriever Integrated Health
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Thu, Jun 23rd, '22


July 8, 2022 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled)

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Last Updated:

Thu, Jun 23rd, '22

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is seeking to fill multiple Counselor and/or Psychologist positions in our co-located multidisciplinary Retriever Integrated Health (RIH) team, including counseling, medical, and health promotion. We have recently moved to the new Center for Well-being building.  


Counseling staff at RIH are responsible for providing counseling services for students experiencing personal, social, and emotional difficulties that may impede functioning and academic progress. RIH seeks candidates who are committed to working with diverse student populations on the bases of ability, age, gender identity, nationality, race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, etc., and are dedicated to creating inclusive campus communities for students and staff. Responsibilities for this position include initial assessments; short term individual counseling; group counseling; crisis intervention; referral assistance; outreach and developmental programs (including training for paraprofessional staff and student groups) and consultation to the UMBC community; and perform other duties as assigned. Counselors may provide training and supervision for center trainees. This position will report to the Associate Director, Counseling and work closely with colleagues from Retriever Integrated Health; Residential Life; Student Affairs; and faculty, administrators, and other staff from across the campus.  


UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.

UMBC is committed to providing students with the resources they need to have a healthy, well-balanced, and successful UMBC experience. College isn’t just about test scores and accolades; it’s also about personal discovery and growth. To support students on their journeys, UMBC provides a range of resources for physical, mental, and emotional health and wellbeing.

Retriever Integrated Health (RIH) brings together University Health Services, Office of Health Promotion, and the Counseling Center to work in a collaborative, holistic approach to support your well-being and success. Our team is committed to providing the UMBC community with high-quality services, support, and resources. RIH is an interdisciplinary team that includes our administrative staff members and a variety of healthcare professionals, representing disciplines of acupuncture, dietetics, health education, massage, nursing, medicine, psychiatry, psychology, public health, and social work.

The Counseling Center provides free and confidential short-term individual and group counseling for personal, emotional, relationship, substance abuse, and vocational concerns. Psychiatric services are available for students engaged in counseling at the Center. In addition, the Center offers workshops on topics like healthy relationships, how to help a friend you are concerned about, stress management, time management, procrastination, test anxiety, motivation, and preparing for finals.


These positions require a masters or doctoral degree in counseling, social work, or clinical or counseling psychology. Incumbents must be licensed or license-eligible as an independently practicing mental health professional in the state of Maryland. Independent licensure is required for incumbents licensed at the master's level. Psychologist candidates are required to obtain Maryland licensure within the first year of employment. 


The ideal candidate(s) demonstrate (1) the ability to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging workload, (2) a collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards colleagues, (3) a demonstrated value and appreciation of culture and knowledge and experience caring for and working alongside diverse student populations, specifically LGBTQ+ and male-identified students to fill gaps in service for underserved populations on our campus, (4) experience and interest in group counseling, referral coordination, and case management, and (5) experience in college mental health, including crisis management and brief interventions. 


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum starting salaries: Counselor--$68,000 and Psychologist--$75,000.

Positions are full time and includes full university benefits package. 



For best consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume/curriculum vita, and contact information for three references by July 8, 2022 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled) to: 

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