Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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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:

This position 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. Direct services include treatment for the full range of mental conditions, to include some complex mental disorders. Treatment modalities include individual, multi-person, group counseling, crisis intervention, and psychological assessment. Indirect services include case management, supervision, consultation, collaboration with departments across campus, outreach/preventive programming.

Level Scope:

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Essential Functions:

65% of Time the LCSW must:

Direct Clinical Services:

  • Provide direct service counseling (individual, multi-person, group, psychological evaluation) to students, faculty and staff.
  • Provide Crisis intervention and triage coverage/consultation to students and other members of the university community.
  • Provide weekly individual supervision to assigned supervisee(s).
  • Other clinical services as assigned (Group supervision facilitation, AODA assessments, safety assessments, etc.).

30% of Time the LCSW must:

Administrative and Indirect Services:

  • Participate in weekly psych rounds and staff meetings, and other meetings as assigned.
  • Timely completion of case notes and reports of assessments.
  • Duties will be assigned that will require administrative coordination, or assistance of coordination of a specific area (e.g., AODA Programming, workshops, outreach, etc…), and/or participation on a university committee/group.
  • Consult as needed, requested, or assigned with Health Services colleagues, parents, faculty, staff and community about mental health concerns.
  • Other services as defined by the department’s needs.

5% of Time the Licensed Clinical Social Worker:

  • Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Knowledge, awareness, skills and experience related to providing individual, multi person and group counseling; multicultural competence/humility, empathy, advance listening skills, problem solving, wide repertoire of intervention strategies, knowledge of ethical principles, mastery of intrapersonal and interpersonal dynamics; excellent assessment skills, diagnosis skills, thorough understanding of abnormal behavior/psychopathology, experience/ knowledge working on a highly integrated clinical team.
  • Knowledge, awareness, skills, and experience in clinical supervision, professional training in the field of counseling, and/or social work, leadership modeling, ethical guidelines, state statutes, professional development, and training models.
  • Competency in a wide variety of mental health topical areas, enthusiasm for teaching/presenting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; shifting between clinical and non-clinical duties to meet organizational needs; working with and relating to a culturally diverse student body, faculty and staff; work effectively with different levels of staff within the organization; work independently and as part of a team in a proactive, flexible, solution-focused way.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Masters in Social Work
  • Active licensure by the state of Idaho as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Must be a registered supervisor in the state of Idaho, or ability to become a registered supervisor in the state of Idaho within 6 months of hire date
  • Knowledge and experience in individual and group psychotherapy and counseling theories and practices
Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:

Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications as well as a resume with employment history and three professional references.



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