Job description

Working/Functional Title

Outreach Counselor

Position Summary

The Michigan State University Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) is seeking a clinician with a specialty in working with an international college student population; fluency in Mandarin is desirable. MSU has experienced a significant growth in recent years in the enrollment of international students, particularly Chinese international students, and CAPS is seeking to augment our current services to serve these populations. We work closely with the Office for International Students and Scholars, and this position will serve as the primary liaison to that office. In addition, CAPS is an integrated mental health facility, working closely with Student Health Services and requiring frequent cross-discipline referral and collaboration.

This position is responsible for the planning, coordination, assessment, and preventative intervention of the center’s outreach initiatives with an international student population. Additional responsibilities include providing psychotherapy services to diverse clientele, facilitating individual counseling and group services, providing consultation, advocacy and crisis intervention services, and other clinical responsibilities as assigned. 

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing at least two years of graduate study beyond a Bachelor's degree, such as a Masters in Social Work, Counseling; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in counseling in a clinic/agency environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Licensure in the State of Michigan. 

Desired Qualifications

PhD in related mental health field; Experience in working with international college students; proficiency in a Mandarin; design and implementation of psycho-educational programming and outreach activities; experience in brief psychotherapy and crisis intervention; collaborative experience in interdisciplinary setting; experience with diverse college student populations from a multicultural/intercultural perspective. License eligible in the State of Michigan within eighteen months from date of hire.

Required Application Materials

Curriculum Vitae (CV) and cover letter.

Work Hours

8am-5pm, 9am-6pm

Summary of Health Risks

TB and bloodborne pathogen exposure

Bidding Eligibility ends on 10/9/2018 at 11:55 PM




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Posted: 10/10/2018
Application Due: 10/16/2018
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