Counselor/Psychologist, Training Coordinator

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Job Description

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Counselor/Psychologist, Training Coordinator

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Proposed Salary to be Offered

$61,000 Sr. Counselor or $70,500 Psychologist (Dependent on licensure and qualifications)

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Position Summary

This position is under the general supervision of the Director of the Counseling & Testing Center (CTC). The Counselor/Psychologist, Training Coordinator will function as a strong generalist conducting mental health assessments (intakes), urgent care (crisis) assessments, triage assessments and professional counseling services (including individual, couples, group). Other responsibilities include referral, consultation, in-service training, and outreach, as well as crisis intervention services and public relations services to campus and community members as appropriate. They will also participate in staff, student affairs, and university committees. Similar to all staff at the CTC, the clinician will work to integrate the ideals and goals of inclusive excellence in all aforementioned activities.
The Counselor/Psychologist, Training Coordinator assumes primary leadership for developing and coordinating all aspects of the training of graduate level practicum students and psychology interns in the Counseling and Testing Center. This includes candidate selection, developing training curriculum, chairing the CTC training committee, coordinating the training of clinical skills and onboarding for trainees, and being a liaison with local/regional graduate training programs. This position will provide primary supervision to trainees as well as clinical staff under training licenses and will coordinate the consultation group for any CTC clinical supervisors. Finally, this position will work in partnership with the CTC clinical staff to identify and coordinate our in-house training program, with particular attention to trainings aligned with the center’s values of compassion, collaboration, inclusion, and access. Overall, the coordinator ensures that the clinical services provided by trainees are appropriate and that training needs are attended to.

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Is this position eligible for employment sponsorship, (H1B or PERM)?


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in clinical or community counseling, clinical or counseling psychology, social work, or related field consistent with practice requirements in the WI Professional Counselor Section (MPSW 14.01).
Currently independently licensed in Wisconsin as a Psychologist, LPC, LCSW, or LMFT, or independently licensed in another state and eligible to apply for a WI license by reciprocity.
Five (5) or more years of experience as a licensed mental health professional (if licensed as LPC), or possesses the equivalent necessary to provide clinical supervision toward state licensure for counselors in training.
Experience providing supervision to trainees in a counseling setting. The CTC is committed to equity and inclusion and seeks mental health clinicians who are dedicated to ongoing learning and integrating a multicultural perspective into all aspects of their work.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) from an APA-accredited psychology program and licensed as a Psychologist.
Experience conducting outreach programming, presentations, training, and/or workshops relevant to college students.
Significant experience conducting brief therapy with emerging adults for a wide range of presenting concerns. Experience with solution-focused (SFBT) and other brief treatment models is desired.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with persons of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to persons identifying as: first generation, low income, person of color, LGB, transgender, nonbinary, and/or veteran. Preference will be given to those candidates who have experience working with culturally, racially, and diagnostically diverse college students.
Commitment to providing group counseling (psychoeducational/skills, support, and therapy groups).
Significant experience with crisis intervention and risk assessment.
Experience with Electronic Health Records and computer applications used for telehealth services.

Physical Demands

Reasonable Accommodations
UWL provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 608.785.8013. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

All position descriptions are required to provide physical demands and working conditions/environment and may not be published in the job announcement. For information on the physical demands and/or working conditions/environment for this position, please contact Human Resources at or 608.785.8013

Working conditions and environment

Office Setting
Typical office hours (7:45am-4:30pm). Evening hours may be required as we expand our services (e.g., one evening/week), with a schedule adjustment made to maintain an average of 40 hours/week onsite. While no after-hours crisis coverage is required, our clinical staff members occasionally provide evening outreach programming and may be called in for a campus crisis response.
Expectations are to provide a combination of in-person and telehealth counseling services.

Miscellaneous Information

The Counselor/Psychologist, Training Coordinator works full-time between August and May, and part-time in June and July, primarily providing clinical services during the summer months.

Position description should be reviewed annually and new signatures obtained when changes are made to the position description.

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW–La Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.

For more than a decade UW-La Crosse has been named one of Kiplinger’s 100 Best Values in Public Universities and has appeared prominently on the U.S. News & World Report list of “America’s Best Colleges” for more than 15 years, and is ranked #4 on its list of the Best Regional Public Universities in the Midwest.

With a student population of roughly 10,500, the university offers 91 undergraduate programs, 21 graduate programs, and 2 doctoral programs through the following three colleges, the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities, the College of Business Administration, and the College of Science and Health, as well as the School of Education. There are over 600 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff, 75 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate (freshmen returning as sophomores) of 84 percent, graduation rate (degree within six years) of 70 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to outstanding graduation rates.

UW-La Crosse’s strategic plan Sustaining Excellence continues to move our community forward through its four pillars: increasing community engagement, achieving excellence through equity and diversity, investing in our people, and advancing transformational education. More information about the ongoing work of Sustaining Excellence is available at

The UW-La Crosse campus is in southwestern Wisconsin, nestled in a residential area of the City of La Crosse and positioned as part of a larger metro area with a population close to 140,000. The area, known as the 7 Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small town living with larger city benefits. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and recreation. More information about the La Crosse metro area can be found here: Choose La Crosse.

Learn more about UW-La Crosse here:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWL, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
UW-La Crosse’s diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by our adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as “… our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive.” The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience. UW-La Crosse ranks 6th nationally among the Top LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges for 2018-19 by (ACO).

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For the UWL Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see or contact the University Police Department at 608.785.9000.

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The Division of Student Affairs’ role is to enhance and support students learning experience here at UWL. We work closely with faculty, staff, community members, alumni and most importantly, students to provide quality programs and services which promote learning, leadership, involvement, service and the celebration of diversity. The Division includes a number of departments: Campus Child Center, Counseling and Testing, Student Health Center, Intercollegiate Athletics, Recreational Sports, Residence Life, Student Life, University Centers, and the Vice Chancellor & Dean of Students office. The staff of the Division is truly student-centered and concerned about the holistic development of the student.

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Special Instructions

Application materials should include: a cover letter that specifically addresses the posted qualifications, a CV or resume, and names, email addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references (at least one of whom has worked with the applicant in a clinical setting).

Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years.

UW-La Crosse does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 608-785-8013.

Position Contact Name

Crystal Champion, Director of Counseling & Testing Center

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