Counseling Center Social Workers, Professional Counselors, and Psychologist Diversity

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor,

Counseling and Psychological Services
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Thu, Jun 20th, '24


Priority review given to applications received by July 1, 2024. Positions are open until filled.

Start Date:

Starting date is negotiable, but ideally by August 5, 2024.

Last Updated:

Thu, Jun 20th, '24

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  • Full Time

Responsibilities for Counseling Center Psychologists, Professional Counselors, and Social Workers include:  individual and group counseling, consultation with faculty and staff, outreach and liaison services, crisis intervention, and active involvement in all training programs including supervision of trainees, and educational activities. CAPS counselors are strong generalists in the areas of solution-focused clinical work, group treatment, training and supervision of social work and psychology trainees, and outreach/education/community engagement work, all within a college student mental health setting. 

Some of the positions will be in our Central office and some of the positions will be in our Embedded Model ( Embedded positions will also involve work at either our Central office or at other Embedded sites.


The University of Michigan's CAPS is a multidisciplinary, multicultural, and multi-theoretical university counseling center that provides a wide range of mental health services for a diverse student body of over 50,000 students. CAPS provides culturally sensitive clinical services, outreach programming, and training opportunities. CAPS is a highly collaborative unit with close working relationships with many units on campus, especially University Health Service (UHS), Wolverine Wellness, Michigan Medicine, Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC), Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA), Spectrum Center, and the Dean of Students office.

Other Information:

Within the context of our multicultural, multidisciplinary, and multi-theoretical setting, our aim is to support entry-level professionals as they get ready for licensure, and to prepare them to move with competence, creativity and flexibility into professional positions in a range of settings, with a focus on counseling center practice. Experiential learning is supported by a variety of supervisory, mentoring, and educational experiences. 

About the Ann Arbor Community

Ann Arbor is a culturally diverse community with all the amenities of a large city in a small town setting. Detroit Metropolitan International Airport is 30 minutes away. The Great Lakes and numerous inland lakes offer a variety of recreational opportunities in a four-season climate. For further information about Ann Arbor, please visit

  • For Social Worker – Master’s degree in Social Work. Licensed/license eligible in the State of Michigan. Full license must be obtained within 2 years. If the full license is not acquired within two years, employment may be terminated  

  • For Professional Counselor – Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology or Counseling. Must be fully licensed in the State of Michigan.

  • For Psychologist – Doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology or a closely related field, from an APA-accredited program, and APA-accredited internship.  Licensed/license eligible in the State of Michigan. Must obtain full license within two years. If the full license is not acquired within two years, employment may be terminated.

  • For all positions, the hiring team will evaluate you for your demonstrated competency and expertise/passion in the following areas:

  • Working clinically with college student/young adult populations, including individual and group work.

  • Multicultural competency/work with diversity and difference in current professional role or professional-in-training role.

  • Psycho-educational programming and outreach with a focus on the context of college student life.


We are interested in adding to the diversity of our staff. In your cover letter, please address the following:

  • Your areas of experience and interest/passion in connecting with various communities on campus including communities based on social identity group memberships

  • Specific clinical presenting concerns that you would like to work with and/or clinical intervention areas of expertise

  • How you provide outreach and community engagement to diverse communities

  • Experience providing supervision and/or didactic training seminars

  • Highlight your work within a college counseling center and/or a young adult population

  • How your multiple social identities intersect with clinical, outreach, and training with diverse communities

  • Your interest in the Central positions and/or the Embedded Model positions


Benefits at the University of Michigan

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Paid time off for vacations (24 days), holidays (10 days), and sick time (15 days)

  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions after 12 months

  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Long-term disability coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

  • License application and renewal fees, licensure exam fees (one time)

  • Professional development funds

This position can accommodate a candidate that requires a H1-B visa to be employed in the United States.


To apply, please upload ONE file that contains the following: 

  1. Cover letter which outlines interest and experience  

  2. Curriculum vitae 

  3. A list of three professional references (one being a current/past supervisor)


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Priority review given to applications received by July 1, 2024. Positions are open until filled.