Mental Health Therapist/Intercultural Specialist

Duluth, Minnesota
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Aug 14, 2020
Job Type
Full Time
Job Summary
The Mental Health Therapist/Intercultural Specialist will focus on providing services to Black, Indigenous and People of Color ( BIPOC ) as well as other underrepresented students. These services include counseling/psychotherapy, crisis intervention, outreach, programming, and public health services to students at the College of St. Scholastica. All services will reflect the College’s Benedictine heritage and will foster a culture of inclusion in support of the College’s equity, diversity and inclusion goals.

Key Results/Responsibilities
- Provide comprehensive psychotherapy services to the student population of The College of St. Scholastica, with a focus on BIPOC students from historically underrepresented and marginalized communities.
- Provide crisis intervention to the campus community.
- Provide training to appropriate campus organizations, faculty, staff and students regarding relevant mental health issues of college students, with a focus on programming that addresses the unique needs of diverse individuals and groups.
- Adhere to the highest ethical and professional boundaries as determined by The College of St. Scholastica and standards of the American Psychological Association, the Social Work Board of Ethics, The American Counseling Association and other professional organizations.
- Participate in professional development and continuing education as required by professional licensing boards.
- Facilitate and/or serve on campus committees and task forces related to the mission of SCHAWB .

Required Qualifications
- Master’s or doctorate degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or other related field.
- At least 2 years experience in the role of a professional therapist in a therapeutic setting.
- On track to achieve licensure.
- Competent and proficient in theoretical treatment approaches and techniques, with a proven ability to apply these theories while performing job-related responsibilities.
- Demonstrated experience providing culturally proficient and empowering clinical services to underrepresented and marginalized communities.
- Experience in programming that addresses the unique needs of diverse individuals and groups.
- Knowledge of the developmental issues, trends, and best practices related to college students and counseling services.
- Strong cross cultural communication skills.

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment including computers and telephones. Need to be able to work for long periods of time at a computer to enter data, produce reports and receive information. Communicate effectively with internal and external customers in person and through technology.

Preferred Qualifications
- Professional licensure
- Professional experience working in a higher education setting

Special Instructions to Applicants
This is a full-time,10-month per year position


Pay Rate
Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

EEO Statement
The College of St. Scholastica is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. To learn more about how St. Scholastica supports diversity and inclusion throughout the College, visit our Inclusive Excellence page.