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Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 04/21/2017
Working Title Counselor
Job Classification Student Services III
Department Name 06111-Counseling Center
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0134933
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center is seeking a qualified Counselor. The Counselor is responsible for providing direct clinical services to a diverse student body within the University’s Counseling Center, including assessment, individual, couples, and group counseling as well as crisis intervention. The incumbent will also be involved in providing supervision and training to practicum students, predoctoral interns, and postdoctoral fellows. This position will also provide outreach and consultation to staff, faculty, parents, and students as needed and participate actively in staff, committee, and professional development activities.

This position will require the incumbent to provide on-call emergency coverage, as assigned. Must be committed to and experienced in working with students of diverse backgrounds and a range of presenting concerns. Excellent communication and demonstrated supervisory skills are also highly important. A qualified applicant must have a Master’s Degree in a relevant field, including counseling, psychology, or social work. The applicant must also be licensed, and must obtain a Pennsylvania license within one year from date of employment.

Education Required Master's
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Master’s Degree in a relevant field, including counseling, psychology, or social work.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Must obtain a Pennsylvania license within one year from date of employment.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

May need to work occasional evenings and weekends, as needed.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents