Utah State University

Temporary Therapist Part-Time

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 6 months ago(10/6/2022 3:36 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Temporary Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
8-29 hours per week
Student Affairs
Advertised Salary
Minimum of $40.00 per hour, commensurate with experience
Telework Eligible


Utah State University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS; https://aggiewellness.usu.edu/logan/mentalwellness) is seeking therapists to provide individual therapy to students at a university counseling center and be part of a friendly and energetic team of interdisciplinary mental health professionals. These are part-time, non-benefited temporary positions on the USU-Logan campus for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. Positions are flexible in terms of clinical hours. We are hiring counselors to maintain between 8 and 29 clinical hours per week. Clinicians hired to join our team at USU CAPS are also expected to be keenly sensitive to issues of diversity and social locations such as gender, culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, social-economic status, etc.


  • Conduct intake and individual face-to-face and teletherapy psychotherapy.
  • Provide culturally sensitive and inclusive services to diverse students.
  • Prepare for sessions and maintain accurate and up-to-date records of clinical services in the electronic record system (Titanium).
  • Practice all responsibilities in accordance with ethical and professional standards and state laws.
  • Participate in CAPS weekly case staffing meetings (Wednesday 8:30-9:30am) if possible.
  • Understand and comply with CAPS and university policies and procedures.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a mental health discipline (e.g., Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy) from an accredited program.
  • Current clinical license or an ability to be licensed in the state of Utah (arrangement for supervision may be made for social work and counseling).
  • Experience providing therapy to college age adults.
  • Willingness and capacity to effectively use Zoom for telehealth.
  • Skills with basic computer programs (e.g., Word, Outlook)and an ability to learn our electronic record system (Titanium).
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV Professional reference contact information
  2. Professional reference contact information
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum of $40.00 per hour, commensurate with experience


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

CAPS is part of USU's Division of Student Affairs. We have been accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services (IACS) since 1994. Our staff is composed of professionals for psychology, social work, and marriage & family therapy. We have a doctoral internship that is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association and practicums in counseling psychology, social work, and marriage and family therapy. The center offers a range of services, including individual and group therapy, single-session therapy, assessment, crisis appointments, case management, and outreach presentations.


We strive to create an inclusive and equitable environment, and engage in culturally sensitive practice for clients, staff, and trainees. As a staff, we value clear, respectful, and compassionate communication. Warm collegial relationships exist on a strong foundation of respect and openness. We appreciate individual differences and opportunities to learn from each other. Life-long learning, self-reflection, and openness to feedback are some of the shared values. Changes are embraced and everyone's input matters. With an open-door policy, we often consult with each other or just talk for fun between sessions. We work hard; at the same time, work-life balance is very important to all of us.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 11/2022


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