Laboratory Coordinator I

Job description

Areas of Intereset: Human Resources
Functional Areas: Human Resources
Department: Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
Requisition Number: 12089
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: University Staff
Schedule: Full-Time
Posting Close Date: 14-Aug-2018

Job Summary

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) welcomes applications for a Licensed Staff Counselor/Psychologist! FSAP is a confidential counseling/consulting service designed to provide assistance to approximately 7,000 University of Colorado at Boulder (UCB) faculty and staff for personal or work related concerns that may interfere with job performance.This position provides short-term counseling, crisis intervention, and threat assessment, internal/external resources, supervisor/manager consultation, supervision of interns, work-life related workshops and training related to mental and behavioral health.

Who We Are

The Department of Human Resources exists to create success through others as we all strive to achieve the goals and fulfill the mission of CU Boulder. We contribute leadership, ideas and services that allow each person – whether an individual contributor or manager; a member of the faculty or staff – to do what her or she does… better. Our vision is to be a strategic partner to the people we serve. Through that partnership we will achieve campus goals, contribute to the transformative role our faculty and staff play in the future of our students, our community and the world; and maximize the potential of every individual to be exceptional at what they do.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be


  • Provide short-term solution individual, couple, family and group counseling to UCB faculty and staff regarding personal and relationship concerns, work related issues, alcohol and other drug related problems and other issues as may be presented.
  • The focus of this counseling is solution focused and preventive in nature.
  • In addition, this function includes client assessment, development of treatment plans, crisis intervention, outreach, participation in threat assessments and referral to external and internal agencies and counselors/therapists.

Workshops and Training Seminars

  • Develop and present workshops and training seminars for ongoing workshop series (e.g., Work-Life workshops, Summer Staff Workshops, Lunch and Learn) and as requested by faculty and staff units. Such presentations might include: Myers-Briggs workshops, diversity training, stress management, time management, employee supervision, conflict management, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, substance abuse prevention, supervisor training, recognizing and referring the difficult employee, promotion and tenure, organizational change, etc.

Faculty and Staff Consultation, Supervision of Interns

  • Remain available for consultation with faculty and staff, especially academic department heads and directors of campus units, regarding student concerns and employee or supervisory issues and for supervision of at least one fsap intern.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position starts at $55,000, depending on experience.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Advanced degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related field.
  • Licensed at the Doctorate or Master’s level in the state of Colorado or another state (with license eligibility in Colorado).
  • Minimum of three years of experience working as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counselor, or equivalent position, which includes: experience providing short-term counseling, manager/supervisor consultation and training, organizational development consultation, and drug and alcohol services.
  • Multicultural competence and ability to connect with people on multiple dimensions of identity.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of mental health, employee assistance, and substance abuse theory and practice, especially as it relates to the workplace.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of employment, mental health and substance abuse laws and appropriate ethical codes.

What You Will Need

  • Ability to work well in systems and collaborate with partnerships on campus.
  • Knowledge and skill in trauma resourcing and crisis intervention.
  • Ability and interest in working with a wide range of identities and lived experiences.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Excellent oral, written, and computer communication skills, ability to collaborate with other departments, public speaking, and excellent interpersonal and team member skills.
  • Experience providing EAP services to faculty and staff in a college or university setting.
  • Knowledge of employee relations issues, including progressive discipline, grievance and dispute processes, leave administration, and discrimination and harassment.
  • Ability to Supervise and be a back-up member for the threat assessment team.
  • Bilingual, preferably in Spanish.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

1.A current resume.

2.A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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Posted: 8/12/2018
Application Due: 8/13/2018
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