Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Mental Health Services at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a clinical staff member with strong generalist skills in the areas of time-limited individual, couples, and group counseling, outreach/consultation, and crisis intervention. The ideal candidate will possess a strong interest and expertise working with a wide spectrum of eating disorders and have experience functioning as part of an eating disorders treatment team.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides a range of clinical services to students including assessment, individual/couples/group counseling, crisis intervention, and appropriate referral to off-campus resources.
Consults with members of the university community about the personal and psychological well-being of students.
Participates in or co-chair university committees as assigned.
Fulfills administrative responsibilities in the department:
Staff meetings and case conferences.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary and assigned.
A master’s degree in a mental health related field (MSW, MA, M.Ed., etc.).
Licensure as an LCSW/LPC/LMFT.
A license or license eligibility in the state of Missouri.
Five years of related professional experience
Preference will be given to seasoned candidates with a proven track record working in a university counseling center setting.
Well-developed clinical skills.
Demonstrated ability to work compassionately and effectively with students experiencing a range of eating related disorders including binge eating, anorexia, and bulimia.
Demonstrated ability to handle spontaneous work demands while undertaking projects that require advanced planning.
Collaborative spirit and ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary staff of health and mental health professionals.
Multicultural competency, possessing the ability and skills to work with diverse populations (e.g. ethnic, LGBTQ, gender, etc.).
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
The hiring range for this position is $48,087 - $62,517 annually.
Applicants should provide a letter of interest with their application outlining how their work experience and skills applies to the position. This letter can be included as the first page of the resume upload.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours on average per week. Position hours are generally scheduled between 8:00 am. and 6:00 pm. but can vary slightly based on peak periods of the academic year as well as hours of operation for the office.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Habif Health & Wellness Center on the Danforth Campus.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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