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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Department Summary

The University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a unit within Student Life, is a multidisciplinary and multi-theoretical university counseling enter that services a diverse student body of over 40,000 students.  CAPS provides culturally competent clinical services, outreach programming, and training opportunities.

Approximately 4,500 students each year receive individual clinical services at CAPS.

Job Summary

CAPS is seeking applicants for staff counseling positions that would be located at specific schools/colleges on our campus and will work closely with the faculty and staff of that particular school/college.  This is a 12-month permanent appointment.  Starting date is negotiable.



  • Individual and group counseling (including clinical documentation time): 35%

  • Crisis intervention: 20%

  • Providing consultation to counseling center staff/trainees: 10%

  • Providing consultation to UM staff and faculty: 5%


  • Active involvement in all training programs including supervision of trainees, and educational activities: 10%


  • Providing clinical workshops, liaison services: 5%


  • Attending all center functions (staff meetings, clinical team meetings, retreats): 15%

Required Qualifications*

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or a closely related field, from an APA-accredited program, and APA-accredited internship

  • Licensed/license eligible in the State of Michigan

  • Clinical experience with a college student/young adult population is required


Desired Qualifications*

  • We are also interested in adding the following areas of culturally competent clinical and programming expertise with college student populations in our agency work:

    • Men’s Issues (e.g. sexual orientation, gender identity, process addictions)

    • Working with student communities of color, especially Latina/o, Arab-American, and Asian-American communities

    • Fluency (including able to conduct therapy) in languages in addition to English, especially Chinese/Mandarin

    • Transgender communities

    • Trauma and sexualized violence

    • Complex anxiety disorders

Additional Information

Position Criteria:

  • Demonstrated competency and expertise in working clinically with college student/young adult populations.

  • Demonstrated competency and expertise with, or interest in developing an expertise with, psycho-educational programming and outreach with a focus on the context of college student life.

  • Demonstrated multicultural competency/work with diversity and difference in current professional role or professional-in-training role.



U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.