Mental Health Counselor - University Counseling Center - University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming,

University Counseling Center
 
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Last Posted:

Fri, Jun 14th, '24

Deadline:

This position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by 06/26/2024 will receive full consideration.

Start Date:

Negotiable

Last Updated:

Fri, Jun 14th, '24

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

The University of Wyoming Counseling Center seeks a Mental Health Counselor to join our team. This position requires providing clinical counseling services to university students, consultations with university staff, faculty, students, and families, coordinating outreach programming to the University campus community, and assisting in training selected graduate students at the University Counseling Center.

This team member must participate in professional development opportunities and continuing education to maintain licensure.

ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Master’s degree

Experience: 2 years work-related experience

Required licensure, certification, registration, or other requirements:

Licensure as a counselor or social worker (LPC, LCSW) or temporary licensure pending the completion of the licensure process is necessary.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • College counseling experience. Knowledge of and experience providing group counseling, workshops, short-term/brief/time-effective therapy, and crisis intervention services. 
  • Committed to providing high-level clinical work, outreach, training, wellness, and integration of developmental perspective in these endeavors.
  • Dedication to working as a team. Ability to manage conflict and communicate effectively during problem-solving. Knowledge of and interest in providing supervision to trainees.    
  • This position requires knowledge and skills in the following specific areas: professional, ethical guidelines (e.g., maintaining confidentiality); knowledge of mental health screeners and assessments (e.g., CCAPS, PHQ); intervention (including group counseling and workshops), and referral; 
  • To demonstrate effectiveness in building rapport with various people from various backgrounds; to work well interpersonally with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds; personal stress awareness and management; and clinical supervision.
  • To have excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
 
COMPENSATION

Posted Salary Range: 51,504 - 60,504

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.