Part Time Counselor

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Health Sciences

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Part Time Counselor/Social Workers is a member of our Fellowship program and is responsible for providing a range of direct and indirect professional counseling services for Boise State students, faculty and staff within the scope of services offered by Counseling Services .

Essential Functions:

Time the Part Time Counselor must:

  • 65% of the time Clinical Services – Provide direct service counseling, individual, couple, group, and crisis intervention, triage coverage, and psychological assessment.
  • 15%  of 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 time Supervision & Training – Participate in the training and supervision related to duties as a member of the Counseling Services Fellowship
  • 5% of time Outreach – Provide outreach/preventive programming in the form of presentations, training, workshops for the Boise State community.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Knowledge, awareness, skills and experience related to providing individual, multi person and group counseling
  • Advance listening skills, problem solving, wide repertoire of intervention strategies
  • Knowledge of ethical principles,
  • Mastery of personal and interpersonal dynamics, assessment skills, strong diagnosis skills, understanding of abnormal behavior
  • Knowledge working on a highly integrated clinical team
  • Maintain a high level of communication skills and work well with a diverse group of people.
  • Crisis management – utilize, maintain up-to-date skills related to high risk populations and community resources in mental health
  • Strong case management skills based on relevant knowledge and principles
Minimum Qualifications:

Licensed in the State of Idaho as LPC or LMSW

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience. This is a Temporary Non Benefit position.  

Required Application Materials:

Resume, Cover Letter, and 3 references



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