The University Wellness Center (UWC) at The University of the South is dedicated to promoting
and enhancing the health and well-being of Sewanee students, within an integrative healthcare model, by providing comprehensive and
excellent medical services, behavioral health, and counseling services, and wellness promotion to the student body. The UWC is comprised of
a team of mental health professionals in Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), medical professionals in Health Service, and wellness
professionals in Wellness Promotion. The UWC/CAPS is seeking a Staff Clinician who will play an integral role in our multidisciplinary team,
be responsible for providing direct clinical services within a culturally competent framework, and participate in outreach initiatives and
activities. The successful candidate will have experience working with developmental and identity concerns, as well as experience working
with substance abuse issues, eating disorders, and trauma. This position works with considerable independence and self-direction. Only
general direction and scope of the work to be accomplished are discussed with the supervisor. The staff member is expected to independently
carry out position duties and understands what is expected and how to do it.
Career Band: 2C
Provide clinical services, including individual assessment to determine treatment
recommendations, short-term individual and group therapy, and referral services.
Provide crisis management that includes occasional
evening and weekend response.
Participate in outreach services to meet the mental health needs of the University community,
including educational workshops, personal skill development groups, consultation and training programs for faculty, staff, and student
leaders, and support the mental health of vulnerable student populations.
Machines & Equipment Used: Various professional
testing instrumentation is used in the assessment and evaluation of clients.
Judgment Required: Prescribed, established
procedures are primarily used to perform the essential functions of this position.
Student Contact: Frequent; counseling, psychotherapy, intervention, referral,
psychoeducation, course instruction, and advisement.
Internal: Committees as assigned. Frequent; providing professional
consultation and membership.
Licenses & Certifications:
Must be licensed or license-eligible as a mental health professional in the State of Tennessee.
Information: Confidential psychological evaluation, treatment planning, and intervention data; medical records; etc.
Working Environment: Normal office environment, some evening and weekend work for outreach events.
Any additional requirements specific to this position:
Must be able to wear an approved mask for prolonged
periods while performing job duties and responsibilities.
Employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject
to an approved medical or religious exemption.
The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in the community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish. Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.