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Under the supervision of a Mental Health Leadership Team Member, the Mental Health Provider will provide mental health services in an integrated healthcare agency serving UW-Madison students across identities and programs. To this end, the Mental Health Provider performs the following:

Principal duties:
1)Provides individual and group therapy services;
2)Participates in the provision of clinical crisis services and on-call mental health services (during business hours);
3)Provides campus-based services/outreach including programming and consultation;
4)Responds to campus crises;
5)Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to serving under-represented/underserved populations.

Additional options for Direct Clinical Services may include:
1)Provides behavioral health interventions within Medical Services;
2)Provides couple/partner therapy services;
3)Provides supervision of assigned trainees including goal setting, evaluations, and disciplinary action in accordance with training policy and procedures; and
4)Administers and interprets limited assessment measures.
5)Develops teaching relationships with academic departments; and
6)Administers and interprets limited assessment measures.

Administrative Duties
1)Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations;
2)Involved in the development and implementation of programs and services at MHS ;
3)Collaborates with providers and staff in UHS units and with campus partners;
4)Follows agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, HIPAA, and FERPA;
5)Attends staff, and workgroup meetings as assigned;
6)Attends Mental Health sponsored professional development activities;
7)Serves on internal and external committees;
8)Other duties as assigned

Provides professional mental health counseling and consultation services for the campus community, incorporates a brief therapeutic model to address the emotional and behavioral needs of students, creates developmental programming to increase healthy lifestyle and coping behaviors across campus, and provides strategic direction and advocacy for university mental health policy and initiatives.

  • 65% Provides individual and group counseling to students struggling with developmental and/or personal mental health issues and refers students to appropriate community resources
  • 10% Provides counseling and/or information and referral services to faculty and staff
  • 10% Facilitates psycho-educational and process-oriented groups
  • 10% Prepares presentations and outreach activities and facilitates student adjustment and success programs to promote a healthy campus
  • 5% Serves on multidisciplinary campus committees


Mental Health Services at University Health Services: MHS is located at 333 East Campus Mall on the seventh floor of the recently-constructed student services tower in the University Square Complex. We are part of an integrated University Health Services which provides medical and prevention services to UW-Madison students. This multi-use building is also the home for the Bursar’s Office, Financial Aid, the Registrar, the Student Activities Center, and retail stores on the first floor. MHS has inviting provider offices, as well as several large group rooms available for group therapy sessions, case conferences, consultation, staff meetings, and other professional activities. In recent years UHS has been recognized by the Princeton Review as the best college health service in the country.


UW-Madison: The University of Wisconsin-Madison is partially located on an isthmus between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona and occupies ancestral Ho-Chunk land, a place the Ho-Chunk nation has called Teejop (“day-JOPE”) since time immemorial. Founded in 1848, UW–Madison is a land-grant institution and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. UW–Madison has over 40,000 students and is organized into 20 schools. Our comprehensive academic programs offer 136 undergraduate majors, along with 148 master's degrees programs and 120 doctoral programs. The University of Wisconsin Badgers competes in 25 intercollegiate sports in the Big Ten Conference and has won 28 national championships. Go Bucky!

Madison: Madison is the vibrant state capital of Wisconsin and home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. With a population of 260,000 (650,000 in the metro area), Madison is located in south-central Wisconsin, 80 miles west of Milwaukee, 270 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul, and 150 miles northwest of Chicago. With its strong economy, unique natural beauty, exciting nightlife and restaurants, and dynamic recreational offerings, Madison consistently ranks as one of the best places in the country to live, work, get an education, play, and raise a family. Wisconsin's beautiful capital city offers both small town charm and a range of leisure and cultural opportunities usually found in much larger communities.


Required: Minimum of one year experience in a mental health setting.


Preferred: Minimum of two years experience in a mental health setting.
Strongly preferred experiences of the candidate include:
1)Experience working in an interdisciplinary college mental health treatment setting;
2)Experience in brief intervention and mental health crisis assessment;
3)Experience providing group therapy;
4)Experience in consultation and collaboration with campus or community partners and provision of campus-based services/outreach including experience developing campus-wide programs;
5)Experience with electronic health record systems;
6)Demonstrated attentiveness to intersectionality & health disparities;
7)Supervision of trainees;
8)Experience participating in multidisciplinary teams including medical providers and academic faculty/staff.


Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Master's Degree
in Counseling, or another related mental health field


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