Clinical Social Worker

University of Chicago,

Student Counseling/Student Wellness
Last Posted:

Thu, Jan 28th, '21


Position will remain open until filled

Start Date:

Will be determined based on candidate availability

Last Updated:

Thu, Jan 28th, '21

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  • Full Time

Job Summary:

Provide direct clinical mental health services to eligible University of Chicago students.  Provide consultation, outreach, and support to various members of the campus community.


  • Conduct triage, clinical diagnostic evaluation and assessment of patients, including urgent-care/crisis evaluations.
  • Provide goal-focused, time-limited individual, couples, and group psychotherapy.
  • Maintain timely and complete electronic documentation as appropriate.
  • Provide consultation, training, and outreach to members of the University of Chicago community both during and after hours.
  • Participate in clinical and administrative staff meetings as appropriate.
  • Provide clinical supervision of trainees as needed and as appropriate.



  • Experience working in a university counseling setting preferred.
  • Experience providing evidence-based, time-limited psychotherapy required.
  • Expertise providing services to under-represented populations and first generation university students preferred.
  • Experience working with college-age students with AOD concerns preferred.
  • Ability to provide daytime on-call coverage required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive situations required.
  • Ability to review, analyze, interpret, and/or prepare federal and state laws, rules, regulations, Code of Ethics, policies and procedures as related to a clinical psychologist required.  



The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world. We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

Posting Statement:

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.
  • MSW from an accredited institution required.
  • Licensed or license-eligible in the State of Illinois for clinical social workers (LCSW) required.
  • Experience providing evidence-based, time-limited psychotherapy required.

  • Experience working in a university counseling setting preferred.
  • Minimum two years post-licensure provision of psychotherapy experience preferred.

Depends on qualifications



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