Part-Time Counselor

Job description

Posting Code: 495558
Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Health

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Counseling Center is accepting applications for 2 part-time Counselors/Social Workers with their first tier licensure working to accumulate hours for the clinical license. These positions work 19.5 hours per week. And are part of our Fellowship Training Program. These positions are not eligible for benefits.

The positions provide counseling services of a remedial, preventive, and developmental nature through direct and indirect (consultation) contacts with students, faculty, and staff (individually and in groups).

Level Scope:

The counseling / social work fellow will be fully integrated in our clinical team. These part-time positions are paid at an hourly rate and require 19.5 hours of work per week. Our part-time clinicians provide mental health assessment, individual therapy, crisis counseling, and group therapy to individuals and groups of the Boise State community. In addition to approximately 12 direct contact hours per week, part-time clinicians also will participate in weekly psychiatric rounds, staff meetings, group supervision, individual supervision, and have frequent opportunities to engage in outreach events.

Essential Functions:

65% of the time the Position must:

Direct Clinical Services:

    Provide direct service counseling (individual, multi-person, group, psychological evaluation) to Boise State students, faculty, staff and dependents within the scope of services offered by Counseling Services.Provide Crisis intervention and triage coverage/consultation to students and other members of the university community.
35% of the the time the Position must:

Indirect Clinical Services and Supervision

    Timely documentation of clinical servicesCollaborate with Health Services providers (Counseling, Medical and Wellness staff) and with the community to ensure that the client/patient receives comprehensive coordinated care. Participate in weekly psych rounds and staff meetings, and other meetings as assigned.Participate in weekly individual and group supervisionPotential to provide developmental and outreach program activities in the form of presentations, trainings, workshops, tabeling events, etc. that are helpful to the mental health of the university community, as needed.

5% Duties as Assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

    Clinical/Counseling -knowledge, skills, and experience related to providing individual and group counseling; empathy, listening skills, problem solving, wide repertoire of intervention strategies, knowledge of ethical principles, strengths in personal and interpersonal dynamics, assessment skills, and diagnosis.Crisis management -maintain up-to-date skills related to high risk populations and community resources in mental health and crisis intervention techniques.

Minimum Qualifications:

    Masters degree in Counseling or Social workLPC or LMSW license in the state of IdahoA commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. And an ability to work with diverse student, faculty and staff populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a University Counseling Center

Required Application Materials:

Please submit a cover letter indicating interest and qualifications as well as a resume with employment history.

Applications will only be accepted by email to the following inbox: [email protected]

Advertised: March 26, 2021
Applications close: April 16, 2021




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Job No:
Posted: 3/28/2021
Application Due: 4/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time