PS Social Worker, Spec Exper

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Location: Salt Lake City, UTAH
Job Type: FullTime

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.
Submit an online application at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/. Successful completion of a background check required prior to hire. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021. Please provide a list of 3 References with telephone/email contact information
Announcement


Open Date 01/12/2021
Requisition Number PRN25037B
Job Title PS Social Worker, Spec Exper
Working Title College of Law Embedded Mental Health Therapist
Job Grade E
FLSA Code Professional
Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary

Work schedule to be split between the UCC (20 hours) and the College of Law (20 hours). Exact work schedule to be determined in collaboration with the College of Law. Schedule will include some evening hours. Occasional weekend hours possible.

VP Area President
Department 00316 - University Counseling Center
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $60,000 - $66,000
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary

The University Counseling Center (UCC) at the University of Utah enthusiastically welcomes applications for a mental health therapist who will work both within the UCC and will provide embedded services for the College of Law. This is a fully benefited, full-time 12-month position, with a 50/50 split for time spent in the UCC and the College of Law embedded sites. Responsibilities include the provision of individual, group, and couples counseling services, intake assessments, crisis intervention services, and provision of psycho-educational services targeted toward Law students. Possession of strong clinical skills, the ability to manage a full client caseload, and the ability to work independently are required, as well as a demonstrated commitment to working effectively from a multicultural orientation and the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of the unique challenges faced by law students, with experience providing clinical services to law students preferred.

Responsibilities

1. Conduct individual, couple, and group psychotherapy.
2. Provide intake assessments and crisis intervention services.
3. Provide outreach presentations for College of Law students.
4. Other duties as assigned.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking. 

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Current Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.*) certificate for clinical practice and two years directly related experience; demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team; ability to communicate verbally as well as in writing; and experience with conflict resolution when counseling individuals, couples and groups required. Experience working with community resources, instructing and supervising Social Workers, Interns and other caseworkers preferred. Five years of experience may be required in some areas.

*An L.C.S.W. is earned after completing 4000 hours of Social Work experience and a passing score on the L.C.S.W. exam.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Department Specific Qualifications: Candidates must have licensure for independent practice in Utah by start date as follows: For Social Work, have completed a Masters of Social Work with licensure as a Clinical Social Worker. For Professional Counseling, have completed a Masters of Mental Health Counseling with licensure as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor. For Marriage & Family Therapy, have completed a clinical master’s or doctorate degree in marriage and family therapy from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education with licensure as a Marriage & Family Therapist. For Psychology, have completed an APA- accredited pre-doctoral internship in counseling or clinical psychology and obtained licensure as a Psychologist.

Preferences

1. Demonstrated knowledge of the unique challenges faced by law students.
2. At least two years’ experience in a counseling center setting.
3. Experience working in an embedded counseling position in a university or college setting.
4. Fluency in language other than English (e.g., Arabic languages; Mandarin) is also preferred.

Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary

Submit an online application at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/. Successful completion of a background check required prior to hire. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021.

Please provide a list of 3 References with telephone/email contact information

Additional Information


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.


Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * How many years of directly related work experience do you have?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year or more, but less than 2 years
    • 2 years or more, but less than 5 years
    • 5 years or more, but less than 8 years
    • 8 years or more
  • * Will you hold current licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Utah by start date?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Will you hold current licensure as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC) in the state of Utah by start date?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Will you hold current licensure as a Marriage & Family Therapist in the state of Utah by start date?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Will you hold current licensure as a Psychologist in the state of Utah by start date?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Do you hold current licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Utah?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * If you do not hold current Utah licensure please explain, including anticipated date of licensure:

    (Open Ended Question)


  • Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents
  • Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission
  • Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169

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