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Therapist, Multicultural Specialist

University of Missouri-Saint Louis
St. Louis
Closing date
Jun 30, 2021

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Job Title: Therapist, Multicultural Specialist
Location: St. Louis
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35783
Hiring Department

Health, Counseling, and Disability Access Services

We are seeking an experienced and skilled therapist able to work with a diverse clinical population with a wide range of needs, as well as to support our efforts to enhance our services to serve all students. There will be possibilities to develop groups such as a People of Color group and to develop additional avenues for connecting with students on campus who have been historically under-represented and/or less likely to access Counseling Services as a resource. The successful candidate will possess expertise with diverse populations and an understanding of intersectionality and how it impacts the daily lives of students.


We are seeking an experienced therapist to provide initial assessments; individual and group counseling/therapy; crisis intervention; consultation; outreach and psycho-educational programming; and supervision of clinical graduate interns. We are seeking a professional who is committed to the work of university counseling centers and who wishes to join a dynamic staff seeking ways to better meet the mental health needs of the campus population. Cultural competence is of utmost importance. The successful candidate will value a multifaceted approach involving strongly linked clinical and training efforts, consultation with the campus, and mental health prevention/early intervention. We seek individuals who are collaborative in nature, have strong communication skills, practice good self-care, maintain healthy boundaries, and possess the ability to manage the workload while promoting a positive atmosphere and healthy relationships.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology or Social Work is necessary.
  • The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure in the State of Missouri within 12 months of hire

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated competence working with a culturally diverse population.
  • Post-degree experience in counseling is strongly preferred.
  • University counseling center experience and Missouri licensure eligibility are highly desirable. We are also interested in a broad range of specialized interests that are relevant to a college counseling context.
  • Desirable skills include interest and experience in utilizing a brief therapy model, group therapy, crisis intervention, hospitalization experience and work with more complex cases.

Minimum Salary


Application Deadline

Open until Filled

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

For questions about the application process, please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email [email protected]

Benefit Summary

The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation and sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit

UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.


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