St.  Catherine University

Temporary Mental Health Therapist

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St. Paul, MN
Nov 05, 2020
Dec 05, 2020
St. Catherine University
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Position Title Temporary Mental Health Therapist Division Student Affairs Department/Office Counseling Position Summary

The Counseling Center at St. Catherine University invites applications for a temporary Mental Health Counselor position as a Multicultural Specialist. We expect to have 5-20 hours of work per week available on a regular basis.

Our Counseling Center provides counseling services to students from a variety of cultural and faith backgrounds. Approximately 30% of our students identify as diverse, 19% speak a language other than English and nearly 60% of our students identify as having a faith other than Catholicism. We are deeply committed to developing a diverse staff and a welcoming, emotionally safe place in which each student can be seen and valued in their entirety, including intersecting identities and cultural backgrounds. This includes being attuned and responsive to the way in which students may be affected by current social-political circumstances and historical marginalization. This role has a special focus on underrepresented students such as students of color, first generation students, international students, and/or students who identify as LGBTQ+.


  • Provide individual and group therapy services to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Understand the impact that inequality, prejudice, and marginalization can have on students from underrepresented populations and, using therapy, consultation and outreach, help address and diminish this impact on our students.
  • Complete initial psychological assessments, conduct crisis assessment and interventions, and facilitate group workshops
  • Consult with the campus community surrounding mental health concerns, psycho-educational presentations, and other outreach activities
  • Delivery of counseling and psychological services using contemporary practices
  • Working directly with underserved student populations such as Hispanic, Black American, African, Hmong and those who identify as LGBTQIA+
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing to a wide variety of constituents, including parents, faculty, administrators, and personnel from the medical, psychological and psychiatric field.
  • Work will be performed in an on online format for Fall 2020 and either a hybrid or online format in Spring 2021.

University Information:
St. Catherine University in St. Paul Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in counseling psychology or a counseling-related field.
  • Two years of full-time experience conducting individual mental health counseling following the completion of a master’s degree.
  • Experience providing mental health crisis intervention.
  • Experience providing culturally proficient clinical services to diverse and underrepresented and historically marginalized individuals.
  • Licensure (or license-eligibility) in Minnesota as an LPCC, LMFT, LICSW or LP
Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree in clinical counseling or psychology or similar field
  • One year post degree experience in college or university setting
  • Experience in higher education and/or doctoral degrees in counseling or clinical psychology with APA-approved internships

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their service.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.

Application instructions for STAFF

To apply:
Please visit to apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.

Posting Number 20200053-STAFF Posting Start Date 11/05/2020 Application Deadline 12/20/2020 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of completed education?
    • Some high school
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Some college
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Some graduate school
    • Master's degree
    • ABD
    • Professional degree (e.g., JD, MD)
    • Doctoral degree
  2. * For any post-secondary degree(s), what was your field of study?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many years of experience do you have conducting individual counseling following the completion of your degree?
    • None to some
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 or more years
  4. * In which of the following specializations do you hold a current and valid Minnesota license?
    • LMFT
    • LICSW
    • LPCC
    • LP
    • None
  5. * With what cultures do you feel that your cultural competence is particularly strong?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please briefly describe your experience providing mental health crisis intervention.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * If you are fluent in any languages other than English, please tell us the language(s) and your fluency level.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer? Please be aware that St. Catherine University is only able to consider candidates who are authorized to work in the United States.
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University Website
    • St. Catherine University employee referral
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune paper
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune web
    • Community agency
    • Internet
    • Walk-in
    • Newspaper - Pioneer Press paper
    • Newspaper -Pioneer Press web
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Other
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
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651-690-6000 Human Resources
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