Clinical Social Worker or Psychologist – Texas

Clinical Social Worker or Psychologist – Texas

The University of Texas at Austin


POSITION TITLE:  Clinical Social Worker or Psychologist


POSITION DESCRIPTION:     The Voices Against Violence (VAV) Program, a component of The University of Texas Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC), focuses on combating sexual and relationship violence and stalking in the UT community.  This position will serve as an integral member of the CMHC/VAV team.   This position will primarily provide clinical services– brief individual therapy and group therapy as well as crisis counseling– for university students with a special focus on survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.  This position will also provide advocacy services on behalf of survivors of interpersonal violence.  This position will assist with VAV training and education efforts and will participate on campus and community interpersonal violence committees.


STARTING DATE:  As soon as position is filled; no later than September 1, 2014.


FUNDING:  Continued full funding


Clinical Social Worker Title   


  • Social Worker III:  Master’s degree in Social Work.  Three years of experience as a LMSW.  LCSW certification preferred.

Psychologist Title


  • Psychologist III:  Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology.  Graduation from APA accredited doctoral program and completion of APA accredited internship is preferred. Must be able to obtain license in Texas.




  • Significant, focused experience in providing crisis intervention, brief individual therapy, group therapy and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.
  • Clinical and/or outreach experience with diverse populations.
  • Training and experience in clinical supervision
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills




  • Experience in developing and implementing training/outreach programs targeting sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking
  • Clinical experience with the college population
  • Experience working with a multi-disciplinary team of health, academic and student services providers




The University of Texas at Austin is a culturally diverse campus.  It includes a student body of approximately 50,000, along with 3,000 faculty distributed among 53 different departments in 15 schools and colleges, along with a staff of nearly 18,000.  Approximately 31% of students are members of ethnic minority groups (14% Asian American, 13% Hispanic, 3% African American), while an additional 9% are international students.


The Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC) provides a full range of university mental health services including time-limited individual therapy,  group therapy, program development and outreach, psychiatric assessment and treatment, integrated health care, urgent care and telephone counseling and referral services.  Training and supervision is provided to psychology and social work interns, psychiatric residents, and psychology practicum students.  The center’s large, multidisciplinary staff includes psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, licensed professional counselors and licensed marriage and family therapists.


The Counseling and Mental Health Center is committed to the promotion and affirmation of diversity in its broadest sense.  Our mission requires that people of every background be able to use our services with an expectation of respectful treatment.  CMHC has developed a “Statement on Diversity” that is available at .  The University does not discriminate on any basis prohibited by applicable law including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or veteran’s status in recruitment, employment, promotion, compensation, benefits, or training.  It is also the University’s policy to maintain an environment free from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.


For more information about CMHC, visit our web site at: .




Applicants interested in applying for the positions listed above are encouraged to review a complete job description and must apply online at   A “job title” search or “keyword” search will show complete application instructions.


All applications must include a cover letter detailing the training and employment experiences that qualify the applicant for the position, current curriculum vitae, and three names of references.

In the cover letter, clearly indicate the specific job title for which you are applying.  Also, specifically address how your background meets the preferred qualifications listed above.  Email submissions will not be accepted.




Application review will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.




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