Staff Counselor, Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Job description

This posting is for a full-time staff counselor/coordinator of diversity and inclusion initiatives. The coordinator of diversity and inclusion is a member of the Counseling Services senior staff at the University of Denver's Health and Counseling Center (HCC) and provides direct counseling/psychotherapy, outreach/prevention, crisis intervention, and assessment services to DU students, faculty, and staff. This position has a particular emphasis on increasing the quantity and quality of services provided by Counseling Services to diverse populations on campus, specifically those who identify as ethnic or racial minorities or who may otherwise belong to historically marginalized populations. This position will provide leadership for HCC staff trainings on culturally competent clinical services, guide our consultation and outreach efforts to lower stigma, and improve access for historically under-represented students. The staff counselor/coordinator of diversity and inclusion initiatives is responsible for the supervision of the multicultural post graduate/doctoral position. This position works within an integrated care model at the HCC including primary care, mental health, advocacy, and health promotion. This is a full-time, benefited, 40 hour per week position and reports to the Director of Counseling Services. The position requires some evening clinic hours until 7 pm and attendance at occasional evening outreach events.

The University of Denver is deeply committed to Inclusive Excellence and seeks a mental health clinician who is committed to multiculturalism and can integrate that perspective into all of their work.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or Master's degree in Social Work (MSW).
  • Licensed or license-eligible within three months of hire in the State of Colorado as a psychologist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
  • Interest and experience in working with diverse and marginalized populations.
  • Specific interest/experience in providing clinical services (groups/individual counseling) to marginalized populations.
  • Experience with supervision, crisis intervention, outreach/prevention, groups.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of Inclusive Excellence.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology.
  • Experience in working with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • 2 years of experience in university/college counseling center.
  • Bi-lingual or multilingual.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter (Cover letters must demonstrate the applicant's commitment to diversity, inclusions and equity, as well as how they will apply these values in this position).




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Job No: 005779
Posted: 5/2/2017
Application Due: 7/1/2017
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable