Staff Psychologist/Social Worker/Counselor Job Description
The University Counseling Center ( UCC ) at the University of
Notre is recruiting three Staff Clinicians to join our experienced
team. Current openings are for generalists with interest and
expertise in one or more of the following clinical or outreach
areas or service modalities: group counseling, social media and
outreach programming, LGBTQ issues, trauma recovery, mens issues,
anxiety/ OCD treatment, DBT interventions, and/or crisis/triage
management. Licensed psychologists, social workers, and counselors
with BIPOC specializations are encouraged to apply.
The University Counseling Center has a 55-year history of
enhancing the emotional health of our talented, diverse, and highly
motivated student body. Notre Dame is committed to serving the
growing and challenging mental health issues of students as we
strive to fulfill the Universitys mission of educating the whole
person, mind, body, and spirit. The work of the UCC is integral in
achieving this mission, but how we meet the growing and changing
psychological needs of this generation of college students is
evolving into what we envision as a model counseling center for the
Our new model will continue the UCCs tradition of providing
excellent counseling services that enable students to grow and
successfully complete their educational goals. We strive to
strengthen the UCCs commitment to providing a welcoming and
inclusive environment where individuals of many social, economic,
cultural, religious, ideological, racial, and ethnic backgrounds
are supported in addressing their developmental and mental health
concerns. By enhancing our collaboration with campus partners we
hope to apply the UCCs psychological expertise to shape a culture
of well-being on campus. And finally, we will continue our
commitment to training the next generation of psychologists and
social workers by providing high quality training and
Be part of this exciting change!
If you are talented, motivated, like working in a fast-paced
environment, and want to make a significant difference in students
lives, we invite you to join our team and help us envision the
future of university counseling center work.
About Notre Dame
Notre Dame is one of Americas leading undergraduate teaching
institutions, and is at the forefront in research and scholarship.
The University has a tradition of and commitment to educating our
students holistically, endeavoring to develop a sense of community
and responsibility that prepares students to make positive change
in the world. The University is also committed to its staff and
provides an environment where you will be both challenged and
supported. UCC Staff are encouraged to assume leadership for
specific areas that may include a mode of service delivery, a
clinical issue/need, or a specific identity group on campus. These
leadership opportunities allow staff to expand their expertise and
grow professionally while contributing in significant ways to the
mission of the center.
Job Responsibilities Include:
Provides individual and group therapeutic interventions to treat a
broad range of clinical issues and concerns according to the
standards of care and professional codes of the APA and NASW and
Indiana state law.
Provides culturally competent treatment utilizing evidence based
treatment strategies and manages all aspects of client care.
Manages complex clinical decision-making in situations where
students are in a psychological, emotional, or behavioral crises
that puts them or others at risk.
Designs, implements, and evaluates psycho-educational programming
for students and the broader University community.
Collaborates with other Student Affairs professionals to address
mental health issues and foster an inclusive campus climate.
Conducts supervision and training for license-eligible staff,
social work fellows, and psychology interns in an APA -accredited
doctoral internship. Assumes responsibility and liability for
services rendered by supervisees.
Contributes as a member of the UCC team to the development and
implementation of the UCCs strategic initiatives and the subsequent
development and implementation of goals, philosophies, policies,
and procedures for meeting the comprehensive psychological needs of
Notre Dame students and cultivating a culture of well-being on
campus. Serves on relevant UCC and/or University committees.
Assumes opportunities for leadership through coordination of an
area of UCC treatment services, diversity initiatives, or in a
specific administrative area. Responsible for the design,
implementation, reporting, and evaluation of services related to
this area of oversight.
Provides after-hours emergency coverage as a back-up to a
professional answering service for a period of one week
approximately 3-4 times per year.
Involvement in professional organizations and professional
development activities is supported and encouraged.
There are three positions open with anticipated start dates of
August 1, 2021 or earlier. Positions are full-time,
Ph.D., Psy. D., or Ed.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
from an APA Accredited program OR Masters in Social Work,
Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy
Licensed or License Clinical eligible in Indiana as a social
worker, mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist or
psychologist ( HSPP )
Evidence of outstanding skills in clinical assessment,
psychotherapy, crisis management, and psycho-education
Demonstrated sensitivity to multicultural issues and proven ability
to address aspects of students intersecting identities within the
context of psychotherapy
Two years of experience (can include internship) providing mental
health counseling, preferably in a university or college counseling
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Interest in engaging in the typical work of a university counseling
center, including short-term individual counseling, group
counseling, crisis intervention/triage, outreach, consultation, and
Ability to work independently and in a team setting
Ability to problem-solve, handle sensitive information and nuanced
Interest in providing group counseling, including both
process-oriented and skill building groups or workshops
Skills and interest in innovative approaches to outreach and
consultation, including both web-based strategies and social
Clinical experience and interest in one or more of the following
areas: LGBTQ issues, trauma recovery, DBT interventions, anxiety/
OCD treatment, mens issues, and crisis/triage management.
Experience in clinical supervision of trainees.
Bilingual or multilingual.
Special Instructions to Applicants Department University Counseling
Center (17045) Department Website ucc.nd.edu Family / Sub-Family
Health Services / Psychology Career Stream/Level EIC 3 Specialist
Department Hiring Pay Range Commensurate with experience Pay ID
Semi-Monthly FLSA Status S1 - FT Exempt Job Category
Administrator/Professional Job Type Full-time Schedule: Days of
Week & Hours
Monday Friday 8:00-5:00 with occasional evening and weekend
Schedule: Hours/Week 40+ hrs/week Schedule: # of months 12