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Training & Outreach Coordinator

The Training Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the Feminist Multicultural Training Program at the Women’s Resource Center. This includes outreach and promotion of the program across campus to facilitate successful recruitment and selection of advanced graduate interns/practicum students (trainees) who studying Counseling/Clinical Psychology, Social Work (MSW), and Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC), and who have a specific interest in Feminist Multicultural Counseling/Therapy. It will also include providing training and supervision for one undergraduate Social Work intern. This Training and Outreach Coordinator will provide counseling for students and, depending on availability, this individual will facilitate one support group during the academic year. This position reports to the Director of the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) and closely collaborates directly with the Assistant Director of Clinical Services.

This position is not a remote position but there is flexibility in the schedule (full-time, part-time, or 0.80 FTE). Salary to be commensurate with skills and experience as departmental budget allows. The salary range for the full-time position is $68,000 – $72,000. If the applicant prefers to work less than full-time, the salary will be adjusted and prorated based on FTE.
About Student Affairs

Student Affairs is comprised of over 20 departments and is focused on supporting student well-being and success with the ultimate goal of assisting students in discovering their passion, people, and purpose. To that end, we aim to foster an environment that encourages employees to embrace innovative service delivery methods to best meet the needs of our students. As a result, students have the opportunity to participate in the creation of campus culture, collaboratively working alongside professional staff, student leaders, and academic partners.
Student Affairs is committed to grounding our programs, procedures, and policies in the tenets of anti-racism and inclusion. We recognize the continued importance of education and accountability that promote equity and social justice. Our expectation is that all employees are engaged in this work to create a welcoming environment that supports the success of both students and staff and ensures they have the opportunity to be fully incorporated into university life.

An excellent benefits package is included (see here for a full description of the benefits package):
  • 14.2% employer retirement contribution in addition to employee contributions (automatic and immediately vested)
  • Paid parental leave (in addition to FMLA)
  • 11 paid holidays per year plus vacation accruals each month
  • Excellent health insurance options that are both affordable and allow access to care through the University of Utah health system
  • Tuition reduction for employees and family members
  • Options for short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and HSA/FSA savings plans are available
  • Free public transportation pass (see here for more information)
    1. Update and implement a comprehensive training model that addresses the theories and practices of feminist multicultural counseling (FMC).
    2. Collaborate directly with the Assistant Director of Clinical Services and all WRC staff to assure congruence in the training and supervision of trainees (students) and clinical services.
    3. Provide opportunities for trainees to participate in community engaged learning within the framework of the FMC training model.
    4. Develop and facilitate a weekly clinical seminar for trainees.
    5. Contribute to WRC mental wellness programming by engaging clinical interns and/or offering expertise in mental health issues .
    6. Provide individual and group supervision to clinical trainees.
    7. Oversee all recruitment and selection of trainees for the upcoming academic year. This includes participating in practicum fairs and outreach across campus.
    8. Teach Feminist Multicultural Psychotherapy course during summer session (additional compensation is given for this course).
    9. Provide individual counseling for students, and offer one support group to members of the campus and larger community.
    10. Develop collaborative relationships with campus partners.
    11. Engage as an active participant in the mission and vision of the Women’s Resource Center.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Licensed to practice as a Clinical Social Worker in the State of Utah, or a PhD in Educational Psychology or Counseling Psychology; two years related experience that includes individual and group counseling experience; acceptable credentials to supervise graduate interns; and evidence of developed specialty, or specific focus on counseling women required. Background must include experience working with a diverse community of women, i.e. women of color, age, low income, single parent, sexual orientation, religious background, and disabilities. Incumbents must have a commitment to a psycho-education approach in providing services, a strong feminist perspective in both counseling theory and the plan for delivering services.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Department Specific Qualifications
    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Psychologist (Ph.D.), or Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC). Preference given to an LCSW based on current supervision needs.
    • Specialized interest, knowledge, experience, and expertise in feminist multicultural theory and practice.
    • Awareness, knowledge, and skills regarding diversity, intersectionality, and multicultural counseling. Commitment to social justice.
    • Licensed and eligible to provide clinical supervision.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
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Last Updated: 5/31/23