Part Time Counselor

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Health, Part-time opportunities, College of Health Sciences, Mid-Level

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

This part-time position (up to 19.5 hours/week) is exclusively for clinicians who are currently Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) or Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSW) in Idaho and would like to pursue their advanced licensure (LCPC/LCSW) in a clinical setting that is focused on training and clinical development. This position is responsible for providing direct and indirect professional counseling services for Boise State students, faculty and staff within the scope of services offered by Counseling Services. Direct services include treatment for the full range of mental conditions, including complex mental disorders. Treatment modalities provided by this position include individual, multi-person, group counseling, crisis intervention, and psychological assessment. Indirect services include case management, supervision, consultation, collaboration with departments across campus, and outreach/preventive programming. This position collaborates and consults with other counselors, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists and medical providers, as well as all other Health Services staff and the greater Boise State community to ensure effective treatment.

Level Scope:

Entry-level professional with limited or no prior experience to contribute on a project or work team. Incumbent learns to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity under close supervision while achieving day-to-day objectives. Works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. This level is typically focused on self-development. Requires theoretical knowledge through specific education and training.

Essential Functions:

65% of the time Clinical Services:

  • Provide direct service counseling, individual, couple, group and crisis intervention, triage coverage and psychological assessment.

15% of the time Case Management:

  • Documentation of clinical services, collaborate with other Health Services providers and community to best manage clinical caseload and ensure effective treatment.

15% of the time Supervision and Training:

  • Participate in the training and supervision related to duties as a member of the Counseling Services Fellowship.

5% of the time Outreach:

  • Provide outreach/preventative programming in the form of presentations, training, workshops for the Boise State Community.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


  • Provide individual, multi-person and group counseling.
  • Apply multicultural competence/humility, empathy, advance listening skills, problem solving, wide repertoire of intervention strategies.
  • Knowledge and practice of ethical principles.
  • Mastery of personal and interpersonal dynamics, assessment skills, strong diagnostic skills.
  • Understand abnormal behavior/psychopathology.
  • Experience and/or desire to work on a highly integrated clinical team that includes weekly individual and group clinical supervision.
  • Use consultation with a proactive, flexible, open communication style.
  • Engage in solution-focused, individual and team-based consultation and supervision.
  • Demonstrate strong relationship building skills.
  • Ability to teach in a wide variety of psychology topical areas.
  • Provide crisis counseling and intervention management – utilize, maintain up-to-date intervention skills related to high risk populations and community resources in mental health, case management skills based on relevant knowledge and principles of case management. 
Minimum Qualifications:

Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, (LPC, LMSW)

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Required Application Materials:

Cover letter and resume. 



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