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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 654608
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 12
Major Administrative Unit / College: General University Items
Department: Counseling And Psychiatric Services 40001021
Salary: 61650.00 - 80000.00 Salary Commensurate
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Advising/Counseling, Health Care Support, Student Services/Student Affairs, Union

Position Summary

Michigan State University Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) provides a wide range of mental health services for students on campus, including and not limited to: screening/triage appointments, individual and group therapy, psychiatric services, outreach and multicultural engagement, clinical care coordination, intensive integrated clinical services, and hospitalization coordination and support.

This is an especially exciting time to join our staff. In August 2017, MSU’s Counseling Center officially joined with the Psychiatry unit from our Student Health Service to become Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS). CAPS moved into a larger, newly renovated space on the third floor of our Student Health Services building, where our offices now overlook beautiful brick buildings and tall, mature trees. The CAPS department is undergoing a significant period of growth at this time, including an expansion of our crisis response capacity and group therapy services. MSU is a large university with many resources and excellent benefits for employees.


Position Description

This is a generalist position that will provide comprehensive psychotherapy services at CAPS in-person and via telemental health for students to include but not limited to: screening/triage, individual counseling, group services, and provide advocacy and crisis intervention services. As part of a multidisciplinary health team, they will communicate with other staff members to establish appropriate plans of care. This position may also provide supervision and training to Masters level trainees delivering psychotherapy and other related services. The Counselor will participate in staff meetings, multicultural seminars, integrated treatment teams, continuing education programs, and other organizational meetings. Moreover, this position will complete other duties as specified and assigned.  We welcome applicants with experience with, and interest in providing general clinical services.   Salary range begins at $61,650 and is commensurate with experience.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post- bachelor degree work such as a Masters in Counseling, or Psychology; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in psychotherapy in a clinic/multidisciplinary setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The job also requires licensing by the State of Michigan.  Full licensure must be obtained within eighteen months from date of hire.


Desired Qualifications

Experience in brief psychotherapy and crisis intervention, experiencing in the delivery of telemental health, experience in training and supervision. Demonstrated competency or expertise in one or more specialty areas; working with diverse, multicultural student population including international students and students or color; working with LGBT populations; working in an Integrated Mental Health setting; working with mood/bipolar disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, eating disorders, trauma including PTSD and complex trauma, psychological testing (e.g. ADHD assessment), and substance abuse disorders; experience in clinical supervision, three to five years of professional experience; experience in interdisciplinary setting.

Required Application Materials

cover letter


copy of license


Work Hours

Clinic hours are 9AM-6PM Monday-Thursday and 8AM-5PM Fridays and during semester break periods

Summary of Health Risks

potential TB exposure working within 3 feet of patients

Bidding eligibility ends on 6/16/2020 at 11:55 PM

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