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Mental Health Counselor - Temporary

Mental Health Counselor - Temporary

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For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world.  We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future.  That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. 


Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.


The Counseling Services department invites applications for a temporary Mental Health Counselor to work 10 hours a week until April 2018.  This position is temporary part-time and not eligible for benefits.


  • Work under the clinical and administrative supervision of the Director of Counseling Services to provide individual counseling and caseload management
  • Crisis intervention and referrals to outside treatment providers
  • Community outreach and education
  • Consult with faculty/staff on the MCPHS Boston campus

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.




  • A master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling Psychology
  • Current clinical state licensure
  • Experience delivering individual counseling and educational outreach on a college campus
  • Experience working with diverse populations and/or educating students on issues related to pluralism
  • Experience with word processing and MS Outlook
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with members of the college community
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.