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Specialist in Training Counselor

Colorado State University
Job Location:
Fort Collins, Colorado
Laboratory and Research
Classification Title
Temporary Hourly

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Work Hours/Week: 0-40

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Position Location
Fort Collins, CO 80523

Description of Work Unit

The Department of Clinical Sciences mission is to assure the health and productivity of animals to meet societal needs through high quality educational programs for professional veterinary medical students, graduate veterinarians, and the public through a faculty and veterinary medical center of excellence, and to advance and disseminate comparative biomedical knowledge in an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration.

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Position Summary

This part-time, 10-20 hrs per week, temporary, flexible hours including some evening availability for appointments, non-student hourly position provides Counseling services for the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Specialist in Training Doctors of Veterinary Medicine (DVMs) at Colorado State University.

Position Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field from an accredited program, licensed in the state of Colorado, or currently working on licensure.
  • 2 years' experience providing direct counseling services to clients.
  • Well-developed clinical and diagnostic skills, the capacity to provide the highest standard of treatment to a diverse clientele.
  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours (evenings and potentially weekends.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience providing tele-health support to clients
  • 2-3 years post graduate counseling experience.
  • Experience working with newly graduated professionals
  • Work experience in a veterinary or medical setting.
Posting Number: 202100458T

Clinical Sciences

Salary Range

Employee Benefits

Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for temporary employees in the following University benefit area:

Close Date: 08/02/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants

References will not be contacted without prior notification to applicant.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

* Personal or professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity and inclusion outcomes.

Job Duty Category: Counseling


Provide individual counseling services to DVMs enrolled in a Specialty Training program within CVMBS.
  • Use appropriate treatment models including brief therapy and problem-based/solution-focused treatment.
  • Maintain a high level of client confidentiality as mandated by the state and Department of Regulatory Agencies.
  • Collaborate with CVMBS, University Health Network Center, Resources for Disabled Students, and Support and Safety to ensure high-quality comprehensive client care.
  • Provide crisis intervention, management, resources, and information to address the crisis.
Percentage Of Time: 50

Job Duty Category: Administration

  • Schedule appointments and conduct initial intake interviews, identify presenting issues, and the best plan for the therapeutic process.
  • Work with the Assistant Department Head of Clinical Sciences and Academic Support Coordinator on addressing students of concern when required.
  • Complete paperwork including initial assessments, case notes, letters to clients, and administration as necessary.
Percentage Of Time: 50
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