Southern Utah University
  • 31-Aug-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Cedar City, UT, USA
  • $52,000+
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits


Job Description:

Southern Utah University (SUU) Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking a clinical mental health therapist licensed (or eligible to be licensed) in the state of Utah to fill the position of Staff Counselor Multicultural Specialist. FTE Benefits Eligible.

** Remote work is a possibility. This position is open to individuals with a mental health license in Utah who desire to work remotely.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will hold a terminal clinical degree as an experienced psychologist, social worker, marriage and family therapist, or certified mental health counselor with significant clinical experience and training in work alongside diverse and marginalized individuals and groups. Candidates must demonstrate intersectional anti-oppressive clinical approaches and have experience/knowledge regarding potential mental health impacts of rurality on minoritized individuals and groups. The Staff Counselor Multicultural Specialist will provide psychological programs and services to SUU students, with a focus on meeting the needs of rurally located students identifying as BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, undocumented, and students of diverse migration.

Alongside holding membership in organizations of higher education, State, and rural mental health work groups, this individual will participate and collaborate in outreach and program development with equity, diversity and inclusion partners on campus, including The SUU Chief Diversity Officer, SUU Center for Diversity and Inclusion Director and Coordinator. The candidate chosen for this position will provide intersectional clinical trauma-informed training in diversity and inclusion to clinicians, doctoral interns, SUU Campus students, staff, faculty and administrators.

The Staff Counselor Multicultural Specialist will collaborate in the supervision and training of mental health trainees.

** Individuals who desire to work remotely are encouraged to apply.

Proposed Education and Experience Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications-

  • Licensed or licensed eligible in the state of Utah by date of hire
  • Doctorial or Master's degree in social work or counseling
  • Demonstrated ability to provide social justice-based intersectional and anti-oppressive clinical services to a diverse range of individuals and groups
  • Evidence of experience providing therapy in a mental health setting

Preferred Qualifications-

  • 3 or more years of clinical practice 
  • Experience in a college or university counseling center  
  • Demonstrated experience in service/outreach to marginalized individuals/populations
  • Demonstrated competency and training in providing clinical services, outreach and training for diverse campus populations 
  • Experience providing training and supervision
  • Demonstrated outreach and consultation skills
  • Experience providing process group therapy
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to diversity and inclusion in organizational development
  • Demonstrated experience providing clinical services for the wide range of presenting issues including risk assessment and management, and the treatment of serious concerns (e.g., anxiety/mood disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders)
  • Ability to provide clinical services in language(s) in addition to English

Documents Needed to Apply:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter
  • Contact Information for 3 Professional References

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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