Southern Illinois University
Mental Health Coordinator-MRC
Position Summary / Advertisement:
Position Summary: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), integrated within Student
Health Services (SHS) at SIU Carbondale, is seeking applications for a Mental Health
Coordinator – Multicultural Focus position. This is a 12-month, full-time appointment that is
embedded within SIU Carbondale’s Multicultural Resource Center. Compensation includes a
comprehensive benefits package, professional liability coverage, and salary commensurate with
Duties and Responsibilities: CAPS is integrated within SHS, a state-of-the-art ambulatory
health care facility. Interdisciplinary care is a central value of CAPS and we stand committed to
providing affirming care to students of all backgrounds and identities. We emphasize a
commitment to LGBTQ Health as demonstrated by our recognized status as an LGBTQ
Healthcare Equality Leader. CAPS maintains a large, APA-accredited internship and serves as a
practicum training site for SIU Carbondale students from a variety of graduate programs. All
staff are a part of our training team and provide supervision to interns and practicum students.
Simply put, we are passionate about training. CAPS provides comprehensive mental health
services. We welcome applicants looking to gain clinical and professional skills with a diverse
university student population, especially those with experience and interest providing clinical
services to individuals from multicultural backgrounds and historically marginalized populations.
Staff provides individual, group, couples, and crisis counseling. Specialized treatment services
are also available via our Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eating Disorder Outpatient
Program (EDOP), Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD), and Interdisciplinary Health Care (IHC)
services. Staff provide outreach through our community intervention program. Social justice,
diversity, equity, and inclusion remain central to all of CAPS work and are core values of the
organization. We seek colleagues who strive to work collaboratively with peers (within CAPS
and across campus), those who have strong interpersonal skills, and who enjoy building positive
Minimum Qualifications: By date of hire, earned Master’s degree in clinical, counseling, or
educational psychology from a APA or CPA accredited program OR an earned Masters
degree in social work from a CSWE accredited program, OR an earned Masters degree in
rehabilitation counseling from a CORE accredited program AND Eligible for licensure within
24months from the date of hire.
Preferred Qualifications: Counseling experience providing clinical services to
individuals from multicultural backgrounds and historically marginalized populations.
To apply for this job please visit jobs.siu.edu.