Tuesday, February 5, 2013


  • At minimum a Graduate Degree in Counseling or related field
  • Minimum two years of extensive clinical experience
  • Licensed as LPC, LCSW or licensed psychologist, licensed psychological associate or practitioner, or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Kentucky 
  • Competency with differential diagnosis and use of DSM-IV-TR 
  • Clinical experience addressing suicide risk assessment and intervention, crisis response and intervention, case management, care coordination, and working with high risk/high acuity clients 
  • Demonstrated strong clinical skills and interdisciplinary collaboration 
  • Demonstrated ability to provide quality culturally-sensitive clinical services 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team-oriented environment and have strong interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Outstanding emergency services and triage skills 
  • Willingness and competency in assisting with counseling center trainees 
  • Ability to problem solve, work independently, and create team cohesion 
  • Ability to meet deadlines

For further assistance call (270) 745-5934. Please reference requisition number S3528. For full consideration, submit application materials on or before March 1, 2013. Position will remain open until filled.
Staff Counselor

Western Kentucky University, Counseling and Testing Center, is seeking applicants for a Staff Counselor. This position provides clinical services for students in the Counseling and Testing Center (CTC). This is a 12-month position.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.

  • Provides psychotherapy services and care coordination for students (caseload expectations 15-20 clinical hours/week)

  • Implements Counseling and Testing Center’s goals and strategic planning process  Provides services outside the office as needed to meet the needs of the CTC clients  Provides culturally sensitive psychological services to students

Required Qualifications

Salary Grade: 109 Expected Salary Range: $35,000.00 - $45,000.00 annually
Applications for employment will be accepted electronically only. Interested candidates must submit a letter of application, current resume, and names, addresses and daytime phone numbers of three
professional references using the online application process. Please refer to the following website to apply:
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.

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