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Areas of Intereset: Human Resources
Functional Areas: Human Resources
Department: Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
Requisition Number: 12090
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 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. Primary job duties include short-term individual, couple, family, and group counseling to university faculty and staff. Other job duties include coordination of the intake process, support for the work-life program, initial assessment, crisis intervention, follow-up services, consultation, development and implementation of educational workshops/trainings.

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

Counseling and Consultation

  • Provide short-term solution focused 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.
  • Be available for consultation with faculty and staff, especially academic department heads and directors of campus units, regarding employee concerns or supervisory issues.

Coordination of the Intake Process

  • Manage our office's intake process including risk assessment and crisis intervention when necessary.

Work/Life Program Support

  • Help develop and implement work/life programming for Faculty and Staff for our wellness program in partnership with Organizational Development at Human Resources.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position starts at $45,000 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.
  • One year of experience working as a counselor in a system or organization which includes:
    • Experience providing short-term counseling, crisis intervention and safety planning.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of mental health, employee assistance, and mental illness/substance abuse theory and practice, especially as it relates to the workplace.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of employment, mental health, violence in the workplace 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 in a generalist model.
  • Excellent oral, written, and computer communication skills, ability to collaborate with other departments, public speaking, and excellent interpersonal and team member skills.
  • Multicultural competence and ability to connect with people on multiple dimensions of identity.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Licensed in the state of Colorado or another state (with license eligibility in Colorado).
  • Experience providing EAP services.
  • 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.
  • 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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