Licensed Therapist

The University of Maine,

Counseling Center
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Wed, Jun 28th, '23


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Last Updated:

Wed, Jun 28th, '23

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  • Full Time

The primary responsibilities of this position are to: provide mental health and substance use disorder counseling and crisis services to students and to serve as a resource for the campus community by providing training, consultation, and prevention services.  Many students have significant mental health, substance use, developmental and social and academic problems and need these services to ensure success and retention, and the safety and well-being of students and the community.  

The Licensed Therapist is an 11.5-month position (July 15 - June 30). Therapists at the Counseling Center do not bill for services and have caseload requirements, not productivity requirements. The University provides 13 paid holidays, up to 20 days of vacation time, and up to 20 days of sick time during your first fiscal year. The University provides a 10% retirement contribution as long as the employee contributes 4%. 


The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,900 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus, the regional campus in Machias, and throughout the state. UMaine is a land, sea and space grant university, and maintains a leadership role as the University of Maine System's flagship institution. UMaine is the state's public research university and a Carnegie R1 top-tier research institution, dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research and service for Maine, the nation and the world. More information about UMaine is at


The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.


UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.




  • Typically has the education associated with a Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling and three years of clinical work experience beyond independent licensure.
  • Applicants must be licensed or eligible to pursue a license in the State of Maine as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor.
  • Successful candidates must have experience delivering mental health and substance use disorder services and have demonstrated skill and ability in the delivery of effective outreach and educational programs.
  • Demonstrated dedication, sensitivity and competence in understanding working with a diverse population.
  • Demonstrated history of effective collaboration as a member of a team of professionals and must show interest and the ability to be cooperative in working with other Counseling Center staff to provide a balance of skills as needed by the Center at any particular time.
  • Excellent clinical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ethical professional functioning is essential: each Licensed Therapist is expected to abide by the relevant Code of Conduct for their licensure, as well as all University employee policies.

Typical hiring range is $52,884.61 to $67,307.69 commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Please go to:

1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references


You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.