Mental Health Specialist

Job description

Job ID: 43514

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


University Counseling Center


Provides direct individual, couples and group counseling to University students. Provide walk-in emergency assessments, crisis intervention, and intakes for students; provide 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 in UCC and University committees; provides outreach presentations to the University community. Assumes other responsibilities assigned by the Director, Associate and Assistant Directors. Provides clinical supervision of masters interns; may conduct presentations in training seminars.


This position requires a Master's Degree in a mental health field (e.g. social work, mental health counseling, marriage & family therapy) and two years of experience.

Licensed or pending licensure in the State of Florida (Chapter 491, F.S.) to provide direct mental health counseling.

Experience in solving problems, dealing with crises, and managing sensitive information.
Experience and/or knowledge related to psychological counseling and assessment.
Customer service experience, and the ability to interact with diverse populations.

**The University Counseling Center will not consider incomplete applications. A complete application includes a cover letter and resume/vita.


The Florida State University Counseling Center (UCC) is seeking a strong licensed counseling generalist to join our dynamic multidisciplinary team. Enthusiastic and skilled in providing time-limited individual counseling, group psychotherapy, outreach consultation and crisis intervention. Experience 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 commensurate 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. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

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.

**The University Counseling Center will not consider incomplete applications. A complete application includes a cover letter and a resume/vita.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

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Posted: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 9/25/2018
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