Therapist & Community Resource Specialist Diversity

Seton Hill University,

Counseling Center
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Last Posted:

Fri, Dec 2nd, '22


The position is open until filled with the Search Committee reviewing no fewer than five (5) working days from the date of posting.

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Last Updated:

Fri, Dec 2nd, '22

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  • Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Seton Hill University is seeking a Clinical Social Worker or Professional Counselor who has knowledge and experience in providing appropriate clinical and case management services to a college-aged population within Seton Hill University’s Counseling Center. This position is a full-time, 11-month position with the potential for some remote work (to be determined). 

Primary Responsibilities:

?               Provide initial consultation, level of care assessment, and appropriate care coordination for university students in need of a variety of services.

?               Build and maintain collaborative relationships with both campus partners as well as broader community mental and physical health partners to refer and connect students as appropriate.

?               Provide individual and group counseling using brief therapy models, assessment, crisis intervention, and rotating on-call services to a diverse population of Seton Hill students and refer as appropriate to community-based providers.

?               Provide additional Counseling Center services such as group therapy, psychoeducational workshops, training, outreach programs/events.

?               Use electronic programs (EHR, CCAPS Assessments, Google Suite) and other tools to enhance the efficacy of the center’s work.

?               Participate on committees, collaborate and consult with administrators, faculty and students.

?               Support and implement university and departmental policies and procedures.

?               Perform other assigned functions that contribute to the service offerings of Counseling Services

?               Serve in the 24/7 on-call rotation as assigned.

The successful candidate should possess a deep commitment to assist college students in their transition to adulthood and to work cooperatively with the Counseling Center staff as well as campus and community partners.  We seek a colleague with a strong desire to work at a small, private, Catholic institution committed to a liberal learning environment. A commitment to and experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion both within and beyond the counseling relationship is necessary.


YOUR TEAM:  Counseling Services, housed within the Student Affairs division is a dynamic, evolving center division seeking continual growth and improvement. We are committed to being a community of inclusive excellence as we live out Seton Hill University’s mission.  We seek team members who are highly motivated, strategic thinkers and relationship builders who thrive on shared governance. We are committed to facilitating student discovery and exploration consistent with the aims of a broad Catholic liberal arts education; offering impactful learning opportunities based on current research and empirical data; cultivating the unique strengths and perspectives of individual students; fostering global awareness, social justice values, and civic engagement; and providing a healthy and vibrant educational environment conducive to holistic well-being. 


Diversity is a core value at Seton Hill University. We are passionate about building and sustaining an equitable and inclusive learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff. We actively seek to recruit applicants who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Requires some physical effort, i.e. some standing and walking and manual dexterity in the operation of office equipment; extended periods of time at a keyboard; extended periods of time sitting for counseling sessions with students; occasional hours outside the normal University schedule; serving in the on-call rotation.


Chartered in 1918, Seton Hill University is a leading Catholic coeducational liberal arts university founded by the Sisters of Charity and embracing students of all faiths. Located in southwestern Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands (yet only 35 miles from Pittsburgh), Seton Hill educates its more than 2000 students to “think and act critically, creatively and ethically as productive members of society committed to transforming the world.



The successful candidate must:

?               Have at the minimum a master’s degree in counseling, social work, or a closely related discipline.

?               Be license-eligible (i.e. LPC, LMFT, LCSW) according to the regulations of the State of Pennsylvania within one year. Independently licensed practitioners are strongly preferred.

?               Experience working with the college-age population is strongly desired.

?               Have had appropriate course work at the graduate level, through an accredited program in their discipline, and demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities in psychological assessment, theories of personality, abnormal psychology or psychopathology, human development, learning theory, counseling theory, and/or other appropriate subjects.

?               Have experience working with diverse populations and recognize the importance of cultural humility and inclusive excellence.

?               Have experience providing clinical assessment, case management, and consultative services.

?               Demonstrate knowledge of principles of program development, consultation, outreach, developmental theories of the adolescent and adult, and be able to understand the person in the context of a diverse social and cultural milieu.

?               Acknowledge that while most of this position's time is in office during regular weekdays, that some evenings and weekend workshops and outreach will be necessary.

?               Have personal attributes that enable the counselor to facilitate effective interpersonal relationships and to communicate with a wide range of students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

?               Experience/expertise with marginalized/underserved or diverse populations, athletes and/or those with disordered eating is preferred.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please submit a cover letter and resume, with names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to the Director of Counseling via email or send to Seton Hill University, Counseling Center, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA  15601.  FAX: 724-830-1867.