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PostMaster Fellow- Athletics- Carruth Center for Counseling and Psychological Services

West Virginia University
Job Location:
Counseling and Psychological Services


The Fellowship positions are year to year appointments designed for recent graduates (within the last 2 years) of a Master's of Social Work or Counseling Program. The Fellowship offers three different tracks while all primarily focus on providing short-term individual and group counseling, care/crisis management, outreach/consultation, services for undergraduate and graduate students.

What you'll do:
  • Provide multiculturally-sensitive brief counseling (virtual and in person) for individuals with diverse presenting concerns
  • Provide clinical services including, but not limited to treatment planning, short-term counseling, psychoeducational group therapy, crisis intervention services, and case management
  • Conduct comprehensive intake evaluations, triage, and participate in CCCPS's crisis intervention services including crisis clinic, and supervised after-hours crisis coverage (initial responses and crisis stabilization provided by ProtoCall staff)
  • Administer and document supervised risk assessments and risk reduction interventions.
  • Provide consultation and outreach to clients and their families, WVU faculty/staff, and the university community
  • Complete required documentation in an electronic health record system and quality assurance activities including routine monitoring and management of student treatment compliance.
  • Administer and document mental health screenings, risk assessments and reduction interventions.
  • Provides performance enhancement, consultation and outreach to counseling center and student life, student-athletes, coaches, athletics staff members, and team recruits.
  • Facilitates student-athlete access and transition to appropriate mental health providers for ongoing pharmacologic and longer term or specialized behavioral therapies as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate a cooperative attitude towards all sports within the intercollegiate athletic program and broader mental health initiatives at WVU.

Clinical Requirements(Outreach, triages, urgent/crisis clinic all count for clinical hours)

  • Outreach: 5 outreaches per semester (2 in summer)
  • Triages: 6 Weekly
  • Urgent/Crisis Clinic: 3 hours
  • Weekly Clinical Hours: 27
  • ~ 16-18 clients a week (pending outreaches)
  • ~ 4-5 hours a week of support/prep admin time per week

To Apply, Submit:

  • Curriculum Vitae  
  • Cover Letter--- Applicants are encouraged to apply with a cover letter of interest that details their experience within each of the key component areas of this position and designate which Fellow Track they are interested in.  
  • Four (4) Names of Professional References.


  • Recently graduated (within last 2 years) and obtained Master's degree in Social Work or Counseling.
  • Experience providing outpatient clinical services in a multidisciplinary setting
  • Experience providing services to diverse, college-age students or other adults (e.g., Black, Latinx, API, LGBTQ+, non-traditional students, military veterans etc)
  • Experience with Excel, Microsoft Access, or similar software
  • Ability to navigate and to collaborate with university and healthcare systems
  • Geographical availability to provide timely on campus emergency responses during on call weeks (2- 4 weeks per year)
  • Required to complete licensure exam (NCE or LGSW) prior to start date.
  • Required to complete Licensure Packet for Provisional Counseling License such that Provisional License is approved by Board by start date. 

At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.  

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley - the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position. 

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb. 

Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is core to WVU's academic mission. We welcome candidates who can contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.

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West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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