Mental Health Specialist

Tallahassee, FL
Jul 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 41894

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 08/07/2017


University Counseling Center


Provides direct individual, couples and group counseling to University students. Provide walk-in emergency assessments, crisis intervention, and intakes for students; provides clinical consultations to family members and campus community constituents. Complete intake summaries, emergency assessments, progress notes, and termination summaries according to established policies and procedures. Participates on UCC and University committees; provides outreach presentations to the University community. Assumes other responsibilities as assigned by the Director or Associate Director. Provides clinical supervision of pre-masters interns; may conduct presentations in training seminars.


This position requires a related Master's Degree in a mental health field (e.g. social work, counseling, psychology, marriage & family therapy, or other mental health related field) from an accredited college or university, and five years of experience. Licensed or license-eligible in the State of Florida (Chapter 491, F.S.) to provide direct mental health counseling. If license-eligible, must be licensed within one year of employment. Experience in solving problems, dealing with crises, and managing sensitive information. Experience and/or knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures related to psychological counseling and assessment. Customer service experience, and the ability to interact with diverse populations
*Applicants must attach a resume/vita, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to the online application.


The Florida State University Counseling Center (UCC) is seeking a strong licensed counseling generalist to join our dynamic multidisciplinary team. The preferred candidate will be well rounded, enthusiastic, and skilled in providing time-limited individual counseling, group psychotherapy, outreach consultation and crisis intervention. Experience working in a university counseling center and demonstrated ability to work with college students from diverse backgrounds is preferred.

Anticipated Salary Range

The University Counseling Center will hire selected candidate at a salary commiserate with education and experience

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.
Only complete applications will be considered and must include a cover letter, resume/vita, and contact information for three professional references.

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