University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s (UWM) University Counseling Services (UCS) seeks to fill a Latinx Specialist/Spanish-speaking position in our counseling center. The successful candidate will be an experienced counselor or social worker with established clinical, outreach and training experience serving diverse populations, with a professional focus on the needs of Latinx individuals. This individual will provide psychological programs and services to UWM students, with a focus on meeting the needs of Latinx students, including: indigenous Latinx students, Afro-Latinx students, students enrolled in the DACA program, undocumented students of various nationalities, students from mixed status families, immigrants, refugees, and first generation students. This individual will have the opportunity to strengthen outreach connections with diversity partners on campus, including the Roberto Hernandez Center and other offices in the Division of Student Affairs at UWM. This individual will provide services in both Spanish and English. This individual will also provide training in diversity and inclusion to Counseling Services staff, doctoral interns, doctoral practicum students, and master’s level trainees.
Independently licensed or licensed eligible in the state of Wisconsin as a LPC or LCSW by date of hire
Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field
Demonstrated ability to provide clinical services in Spanish
Evidence of experience providing therapy in a mental health setting
3 years or more of independent clinical practice as an LPC or LCSW??
Experience in a college or university counseling center??
Demonstrated experience in service/outreach to Latinx individuals
Demonstrated competency providing clinical services, outreach and training for diverse campus?populations?
Experience providing training and?supervision
Demonstrated outreach and consultation skills
Experience providing process group?therapy
Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to diversity and inclusion in organizational development
Demonstrated experience providing clinical services for the wide range of presenting issues seen in college students, including risk assessment and management, and the treatment of serious concerns (e.g., anxiety/mood disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders)?
Additional Salary Information: Position is salaried which is negotiable and will be based on qualification and experience.
Internal Number: 30512
About University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. Designated an R1 research institution, UWM educates more than 26,000 students and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin.
Founded over 60 years ago in the belief that Milwaukee would need a great public university to become a great city, UWM has a dual research and access mission aimed at serving the diverse needs of Wisconsin’s largest metropolitan area by furthering opportunities at all levels for students who may be financially or educationally disadvantaged. More than one-third of its students are the first in their families to attend college, and 30 percent are students of color. In all, the university educates more than 27,000 students on its three campuses. It is the largest educator of veterans in Wisconsin, with more than 1,000 enrolled each year under the federal G.I. bill. The Princeton Review named UWM a 2018 Best Midwestern university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews. UWM is committed to the full inclusion of LGBT+ ...campus constituents. In 2018, Campus Pride Index named UWM as one of the Best of the Best Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly postsecondary institutions in the United States. UWM was the first university in the UW-System to implement an inclusive housing policy.
Join the UWM family and the Milwaukee community and grow professionally and personally in your career and life. We make learning accessible at every age, stage of life and location. At UWM, we all share the motivation to learn and to excel. We value unique perspectives and possess the talent and desire to nurture ideas that make a global impact. The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.