Multicultural Therapist

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Waltham, MASSACHUSETTS


Posted: 14-Jun-24

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts

Salary: Open

Internal Number: R0010331

Brandeis University is delighted to announce a career opportunity as the  Multicultural Therapist. At Brandeis, we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package which includes medical, dental and life insurances.  If you are looking to advance your career through educational opportunities, Brandeis offers tuition assistance for employees, dependents and spouses. Our 403b retirement savings plan includes a generous match.

About Us: At Brandeis University, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive environment for all students. Our Brandeis Counseling Center (BCC) team plays a crucial role in promoting mental health and providing essential support to our diverse student body.

Multicultural Therapist - Specialized in Serving BIPOC Students (80% on site; up to 20% remote)

Responsibilities: As a Therapist -Specialized in Servicing BIPOC (Black, indigenous, and people of color) Students, you will:

  • Provide clinical counseling services to students of color and other historically marginalized groups.

  • Provide crisis intervention 

  • Conduct outreach programs and workshops to promote mental health awareness.

  • Collaborate with other university departments to create a holistic support network, such as with the Intercultural Center.

Qualifications: We are seeking a candidate who:

  • Holds a masterâ™s degree or PhD in counseling, psychology, social work, or a related field.

  • Has experience providing counseling services in an outpatient setting.

  • Demonstrates cultural responsiveness  and sensitivity to the unique needs of BIPOC students.

  • Is comfortable working remotely and engaging with students virtually.

  • Would like to be part of a counseling team and the broader Brandeis community. Our team is often present on campus, running groups, connecting with students at outreach events, and participating in mental health training for campus staff. 

Work Schedule:

Hybrid:  80% on campus and 20% remote

Full-time position (80%-100% FTE, 28-35 hours/week).

Monday to Friday between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

No on-call or weekend responsibilities.

Why Join Our Team?

Make a meaningful impact: Help shape the mental health landscape for BIPOC students.

Collaborative environment: 

Work closely with a dedicated team of professionals who are committed to creating a multicultural counseling center that provides affirming care for students, especially those who have historically been â˜otheredâ™

Weekly peer consultation with an interdisciplinary team (i.e., psychiatry, psychology, and social work)

Join one of our multicultural working groups dedicated to infusing DEI values in all aspects of our professional development and service delivery.

Supervision and mentorship from senior clinicians available for all levels of therapists

Hybrid flexibility: Enjoy a mix of remote and on-campus work.

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About Brandeis University
As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Four major academic units with 3,600 undergraduates and 2,050 graduate students comprise the University: the College of Arts and Sciences, the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, the International Business School, and the Rabb School of Continuing Studies. In 1985, Brandeis was elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which represents the 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada. Brandeis has been ranked among the top 35 national universities by U.S. News & World Report every year since the rankings’ inception. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences. Brandeis was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian university under the sponsorship of th...e American Jewish community to embody its highest ethical and cultural values and to express its gratitude to the United States through the traditional Jewish commitment to education. By being a nonsectarian university that welcomes students, teachers and staff of every nationality, religion and orientation, Brandeis renews the American heritage of cultural diversity, equal access to opportunity and freedom of expression.
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