Clinical Counselor (Triage)
University of Illinois

Urbana, Illinois

Posted in Education and Training

$78,000.00 per year

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Clinical Counselor (Triage)

Counseling Center

The University of Illinois Counseling Center is hiring clinical counselors. Successful candidates will have solid experience and expertise in serving college student populations. The Center is an accredited training site through the American Psychological Association with over 50 full-time staff, which includes clinicians, doctoral interns, social work interns, academic professional staff, and administrative staff. The staff is also made up of graduate assistants, undergraduate paraprofessionals, and practicum counselors.

The University of Illinois is a land grant institution located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana in central Illinois. The University of Illinois campus is situated between the three major metropolitan areas of Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis and is considered one of the top comprehensive research public universities in the nation. Our staff works on campus with an academically talented and ethnically diverse student population, including international students totaling 22.2 percent of the total student population, 18.8 percent for Asian American students, 11 percent for Latinx/e students, 5.0 percent for African American students, and 3.2 percent for multiracial students, with a total enrollment of over 56,000 students.

University of Illinois Counseling Center employees enjoy a high quality of life with excellent compensation; competitive health, dental, retirement, and vision benefits; and education assistance programs.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For more information, visit

Job Summary
Serve as a generalist for clinical service provision (including the provision of triage and crisis management), provide outreach and clinical services, and provide training and supervision to doctoral interns, unlicensed staff, and other trainees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide time-limited mental health counseling services for individuals and couples
  • Provide outreach and clinical services that address the needs of the student population including traditionally underserved populations
  • Train/supervise doctoral interns, practicum counselors and undergraduate paraprofessional service providers; provide supervision of APA accredited health psychology interns; clinical supervision of unlicensed
  • Manage clinical crises and triage services
  • Provide training and leadership in psychological assessment; participating in other outreach, training, and consultation team activities
  • Provide group counseling services through a general therapy group or a group that addresses a specific clinical issue or the needs of a particular population of students
  • Participate in psychological emergency and trauma response
  • Participate in various Student Affairs activities and committees
  • Contribute to research and assessment area
Minimum Qualifications

For clinicians having a terminal master's level degree the following is required: master's degree in social work, counseling or psychology. For clinicians having a terminal doctoral degree the following is required: doctorate in clinical psychology, clinical/community psychology, counseling psychology, or related field. Degree completed by start date. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) In Illinois or license state-transfer eligible background is required for master's degree. Licensed in Illinois or license state-transfer as psychologist required for candidates with doctoral degree. Demonstrated experience functioning at a high level as a generalist in a diverse setting. In-depth supervised training in psychological assessment, training & supervision

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated interest, expertise, and experience in clinical or outreach work in an area of special emphasis and/or training/supervision.
Previous experience in a college counseling center.
Fluency in a second language, especially Mandarin or Spanish. Other language fluency outside of English is considered.

Appointment Information

This is a 100% full-time Academic Professional position, appointed on a 12-month basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after 8/5/2024 and no later than August 2024. Starting salary is $78,000 and will be commensurate with experience and education.

Application Procedures & Deadline Information

Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (Central Time) on June 10, 2024. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting; required documents include cover letter, vita, and contact information for three references. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. Interviews and inquiries may take place prior to the closing date. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit three current letters of recommendation to:

Mary B. Barker, H.R. Associate

Additionally, this is a security sensitive position.

For further information about this specific position, please contact or For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify .

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal , or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing .

Requisition ID: 1024599
Job Category: Education & Student Services
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