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Psychologist/Counselor/Social Worker, Meridian Campus (2542)
Posting Number: req786
12 Month

Non-classified Staff
Counseling and Testing Center

Primary Purpose

This position will support the University Counseling and Testing Service (CATS) in meeting the mental health needs of the Idaho State University community on the Meridian campus. They will work to improve student well-being, provide consultation for faculty and staff, and assist students in working toward their personal and academic goals.

Key Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include provision of individual, couple, career, and group counseling; consultation with students, staff, faculty, and other Student Affairs offices; development and implementation of education and prevention programs; provision of emergency and triage services; potential supervision of Masters and Doctoral level trainees; and service on Student Affairs and other University committees. There are opportunities for staff to specialize in areas of their professional interests consistent with the CATS mission and goals; for example: LGBTQ support, mindfulness, diversity, international students, eating disorders, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A terminal degree (Ph.D. for clinical or counseling psychology; master's degree for counseling or social work) to provide mental health treatment from an accredited program. All degree requirements must be met prior to start date. Licensed or license eligible in Idaho within one year of hire.
  • Strong clinical skills and commitment to clinical work.
  • Mental health crisis intervention experience.
  • Experience with career counseling.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Evidence of collaboration and flexibility in working with others.
  • Multicultural commitment/advocacy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional experience in working with college students.
  • Outreach/group counseling experience.
  • Experience and/or strong interest in one or more of the following areas: Bi-lingual; Trauma treatment; International students; LGBTQA students; Minority populations; Eating/body image issues; Couple counseling; Substance abuse; Mindfulness; Biofeedback.

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Vita, Cover letter and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Priority consideration will be given to applicants who apply by May 31, 2019, however, position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website: ISU Clery Report

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