• Psychologist, Social Worker, Counselor (.83 FTE)

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/25/2018 10:12 AM)
    Number of Openings
    Type of Search
    Who May Apply
    This position is open to all qualified applicants.
    Position Number
    Counseling and Psychological Services - Student Affairs
    FLSA Status
    Employment Type
    Full-Time Staff
    Assigned Months per Year
    Benefits Eligible

    The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Psychologist, Social Worker, Counselor within the department of Counseling & Psychological Services. 

    Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

    The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

    • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
    • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
    • Medical, dental, and vision options
    • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


    This position provides psychological services to the University of St. Thomas community on the Minneapolis campus. These services include assessment, individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, consultation, and outreach programming.



    • Conduct assessments and intake sessions, provide individual and group psychotherapy, and crisis intervention services to students.
    • Maintain records and case notes in keeping with legal, ethical, and professional standards of care. Communicate with referral resources and other providers as needed. Adhere to CAPS policies and procedures.
    • Provide outreach and consultation services to UST community including students, faculty, and staff. Serve on UST, Student Affairs, and CAPS committees.
    • Maintain involvement in appropriate professional organizations. Maintain Minnesota licensure by completing the requisite continuing education.
    • Perform administrative tasks as assigned, including participation in staff meetings and case consultation, writing reports, collecting and analyzing client data.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Completed doctoral degree or master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or closely related field
    • Three (3) years of professional counseling experience to include providing individual and group counseling, outreach and consultation
    • Must be licensed or license-elligible to practice independently in the state of Minnesota as a psychologist, social worker, or counselor

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of theories of personality, development, and human behavior  
    • Ability to accurately assess mental health, including suicidality and dangerousness  
    • Case conceptualization skills, treatment planning and psychological intervention methods to assist clients in meeting mental health goals  
    • Multicultural competencies and ability to work effectively with clients from various ethnic, racial, gender, sexual orientation, religious and/or spiritual backgrounds, age or disability status  
    • Ability to react effectively to crisis situations and adapt with flexibility to changes in workload  
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to a wide variety of constituents, including veterans, parents, faculty, administrators, medical, psychological, and psychiatric personnel   
    • Commitment to the Catholic mission of UST and sensitivity to the unique spiritual and/or religious concerns of UST Students  

    On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

    The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

    The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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