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The University of Texas at San Antonio
Competitive with qualifications and experience
Full-time position providing short-term individual and group counseling to students who are experiencing personal, family, health, educational, or career concerns. Conduct consultations with faculty and staff on student issues. Provide presentations on wellness themes for a diverse student population. The position requires after-hours and weekend consultation and crisis intervention services when needed. The University of Texas at San Antonio is a fast-upcoming university servicing the student population at two locations: 1604 & IH10 and Downtown San Antonio. Flexible to provide counseling services to students at both campuses when needed.
REQUIRES a Masterís degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work. Two thousand hours of direct and indirect diverse clinical experience. Current Texas License in good standing with the respective Board of Examiners OR license eligible by the state of Texas to practice clinical services within his/her area of competency. Must be fully licensed within 12 months of employment start date. Proficiency in assessment and counseling; ability to develop and evaluate programs; ability to work effectively with diverse groups; excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, organizational, and written & oral communication skills; must be innovative and creative with the ability to prioritize work; ability to work with the interdependent systems that exist in a university setting; and proficiency with a personal computer, preferably Microsoft Office Suites.
Areas of preferred specialization include: Clinical Social Worker, Counseling, or Psychology.
Five months of supervising experience. Education, training, and/or expertise in one or more of the following areas: psychological assessments and supervision; eating disorders; veterans/service member issues; depression, anxiety, sexual violence, and GLBTQ issues. Experience in a university counseling center, time limited (brief) therapies, and outreach programming. UT System experience.
The University of Texas at San Antonio serves the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas through programs and services offered from its three campuses, providing access and opportunity for large numbers of historically underserved students. More than 57 percent of UTSA’s students come from groups underrepresented in higher education. Many students are the first in their families to attend a college or university. http://www.utsa.edu/about/
With 28,379 students enrolled in 124 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, UTSA is the second-largest component in The University of Texas System and has been one of the state’s fastest-growing public universities for much of the last decade. UTSA offers 62 bachelor’s, 43 master’s and 19 doctoral degree programs. With eight new doctoral programs and seven more master’s programs in the planning stages, UTSA is rapidly moving toward classification as a doctoral/research intensive institution.
In describing San Antonio, one of our former post-doc’s described it as: "Home of the River walk, The Alamo and the NBA Champion Spurs, San Antonio is truly a big city that feels like a small town. The culture rich city offers renowned art museums, theatre and fine dining. For those who love the outdoors, San Antonio is perched on the edge of Texas Hill Country which offers hiking, biking and river tubing. The state capitol of Austin is an easy two hours away offering incomparable access to the famous Texas music scene. Feel the heat in the summer but enjoy a mild climate and the palm trees the rest of the year."
Required Application Materials
Resume Cover Letter Letter of Reference Other Document (s) *One professional letter of recommendation with telephone numbers is required. ***Please attach letter as a document to application in the letter of reference section*** *Additional attachment requirements include a statement of your counseling philosophy - to be attached under "other document".
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San Antonio , TX 78249
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