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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 264386-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Services Professional

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of a member of the Mental Health Services Leadership Team, the Health Profession Mental Health Provider (Student of Color Focus)/Generalist Clinician will provide a hybrid of clinical services to UW-Madison students. This provider will spend 50% of their time in the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), with a special emphasis on working with students of color, and 50% of their time serving the general student population of UW-Madison. Principal duties include:

Direct Clinical Service (65%):
1)Provides individual and group therapy services to students, specializing in students of color in SMPH and including the general student population presenting at University Health Services (UHS);
2)Provides drop-in consultation services to SMPH students;
3)Provides outreach services including programming, consultations, and trainings, with an emphasis on students of color in SMPH;
4)Participates in the provision of clinical crisis services and on call mental health services (during business hours);
5)Responds to campus crises;
6)Demonstrates a commitment to multiculturalism and serving underrepresented and underserved populations.

Administrative Duties (35%)
1)Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and clinical consultations;
2)Participates in the development and implementation of programs and services related to mental health/wellness at SMPH.
3)Collaborates with providers and staff at UHS, SMPH, and with campus partners.
4)Follows agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices, HIPAA, and FERPA;
5)Attends staff and workgroup meetings;
6)Attends MHS sponsored professional development activities;
7)As resources allow, represents UHS on the UW-Madison Campus, in the Madison community, and with local, regional, and national professional organizations; and
8)Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities: Provides social work services to clients in a clinical or public health and safety setting to support health and wellness. Evaluates, administers, or develops plans for clients and refer clients to appropriate resources. Participates in intervention planning of complex difficulties, which may include psychosocial evaluation and counseling of individuals, groups or families. May engage in psychotherapeutic activities under supervision.
  • 5% Performs social, emotional, and environmental evaluations
  • 5% Recommends appropriate individual and family treatment plans according to departmental guidelines and standards
  • 25% Updates case records in accordance with agency and departmental guidelines and policies
  • 5% Facilitates interventions according to treatment plans and organizational policies
  • 5% Facilitates individual and group counseling resources and programs
  • 20% Provides crisis intervention as needed
  • 5% Provides referrals to establish coordinated treatment with community and state agencies
  • 5% Evaluates and assesses difficulties in psychosocial functioning in clients
  • 5% Develops and implements specialized intervention plans to support the needs of clients
  • 10% Provides psychotherapy services to clients under general supervision
  • 5% Participates in treatment programs alongside an interdisciplinary team to diagnose or enhance social functioning of clients
  • 5% May provide expertise, training, and guidance to the community, peers, and/or students
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Master's Degree
For Social Worker Title: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or other related
mental health field


Strongly preferred work experiences/qualities of the candidate include:
1)Demonstrated ability to provide clinical services, consultation and outreach to diverse undergraduate, graduate and/or professional students in a college health setting
2)Experience in consultation and collaboration with campus or community partners and provision of campus-based services/outreach
3)Ability to effectively serve individuals with diverse social identities and life experiences, with demonstrated interest and experience in serving clients of color
4)Demonstrated attentiveness to intersectionality & health disparities, and commitment to multiculturalism and serving underrepresented populations
5)Experience participating in multidisciplinary teams including health profession and academic faculty/staff
6)Experience in adult mental health crisis assessment, brief intervention, and confidentiality requirements
7)Experience in supervision of trainees
8)Excellent oral and written communication skills


LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker - State Licensure

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Additional Information:

"This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with job 264381 and job 264385; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having three job postings allows University Health Services to consider candidates with social worker, counselor or psychologist credentials for this position.

Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

The Division of Student Affairs at UW-Madison includes Recreational Sports, Student Life, University Health Services, and the Wisconsin Union. Together these units deliver quality services and programs that enhance the student experience, build a welcoming and engaging community, and further student success.

Start date will be no earlier than date noted, but may be later

A period of evaluation will be required and a criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Licensed or license eligible in Wisconsin as a Licensed Professional Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

Wisconsin license required within one year of hire.

You can review Wisconsin licensing requirements at

How to Apply:

Click the Apply Online link above or below to apply. You will be required to create an account or login to an existing account. Please upload a cover letter and resume or CV to apply. You will be required to provide three references, additional references may be requested later.


Sara Carrillo
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Social Worker II(HS044)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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