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Counseling Services: Clinical Counselor

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Clinical Counselor
  • Job ID: #19900
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Counseling Services: Clinical Counselor

POSITION: Professional Academic Staff position in Counseling Services with the title of Clinical Counselor is available beginning August 2023. This is a .82% fixed term annual renewable position, and the position is full time from August through early June (during the academic year).

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family therapy, or closely related field required from a regionally accredited institution. Considerable clinical experience facilitating general process groups and psycho-educational workshops is helpful in this position. Supervised internship or work experience in university counseling center, mental health agency, or related professional setting is preferred. Experience conducting brief therapy, outreach, and clinical supervision are an asset. Required to be licensed within the state of Wisconsin within 2 years of starting the position; preference for experience in a multi-disciplinary team-oriented environment.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in providing outreach and clinical services to historically underrepresented

populations will be considered an asset. The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire is deeply committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and seeks a mental health clinician who is committed to multiculturalism and can integrate that perspective into all aspects of their work.

DUTIES: The Clinical Counselor is responsible for:

  • Providing individual, group, couples therapy, as well as crisis intervention counseling services to university students within a brief treatment model.
  • Assist in the goal of better meeting the needs of underrepresented students
  • Providing Consultation services to faculty and staff
  • Provide outreach to campus organizations and classes to inform students about personal development and mental health concerns.
  • Supervise/train graduate student practicum/interns.
  • Assume other duties as requested by the director, as appropriate.

THE UNIT: Counseling Services is a part of the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion & Student Affairs Division at UWEC and is overseen by the Dean of Students.  Counseling Services works closely with the Dean of Students Office, Student Health Services and other student support units to provide integrated care for our clients.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site:  You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Counseling Services: Clinical Counselor position (Job ID #19900) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Professional vita
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: Riley McGrath, Ph.D.;

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by July 24, 2023.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).