University of Massachusetts Amherst 1863
Psychiatric Social Worker for Diversity and Inclusion
The University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applicants for a full-time position at University Health Services Hampshire College location Hampshire College Health and Counseling Services.
Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Health and Counseling Services, this position will have a special focus on providing outreach, consultation, advocacy and prevention programming to Black/African American and LatinX students, in addition to other students with diverse, multiple and intersecting student identities. Primary emphases include outreach to and supporting students in crisis; evaluation and treatment of a wide range of patients/mental health conditions; participating in related mental health programs and initiatives; consulting and liaising with colleagues; leading workshops and groups; and, responding to emergency and highly acute patient situations. Additionally, this position leads staff development efforts that enhance the department's provision of culturally competent clinical services. Provides crisis/liaison services, including regular intervention with emergency situations and highly acute patient situations.
Master's degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling, Psychology or related field. Licensure in Massachusetts for independent practice of social work (LICSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). If licensed in another state must complete MA licensure within 9 months of hire. Three years of relevant professional experience, at least two of which must be post graduate degree. Previous directly related work experience working with racially diverse populations, including Black/African American and LatinX individuals. On-call responsibility requires after hours time.
Position start date is January 2018
Professional SAP Level 29
Hiring Salary Range: $56,100 - $70,700
Normal Starting Salary: $56,000 - $63,400
Please apply online at: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=89341 and submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three professional references no later than October 18, 2017.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.