Department Tippie College of Business
Classification Title Sr Behavioral Health Clinician
Pay Range (starting) $62,000 to $64,500
Percent of Time 100%
Staff Type Professional and Scientific
Type of Position Regular

The University Counseling Service (UCS) is actively recruiting a permanent, full-time Staff Therapist to be housed in the Tippie College of Business.  This position will provide support to students, faculty, and staff within the Tippie College of Business through expertise in psychology. Support will include individual assessment and counseling; clinical crisis services; group counseling; psycho-educational outreach programming and consultation to students, staff, faculty, administrators, and parents/families; and supervision and training to graduate students in the mental health professions.

About Tippie College of Business

The Tippie College of Business is a Top-25 public business school. We are known for our academic rigor, our work ethic, and our Iowa-nice culture. We are over 3,000 students in programs spanning BBA to PhD. We are six academic departments-accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and entrepreneurship, and business analytics. We are eight centers and institutes, and three student-managed endowment funds. We are 50,000 alumni and growing. We hold the gold standard of accreditations, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and have maintained the accreditation since 1923. The Tippie community is deeply committed to the success of students and alumni, including their mental health.

About the Division of Student Life

The Division of Student Life is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 14 departments that span from Recreation Services to the office of Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom.  One of our division priorities is to advance UI’s goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in either Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-Accredited program or Masters in Social Work with clinical focus from a CSWE-Accredited program.
  • Social Worker:  Licensed as an LISW or LMSW in the State of Iowa by date of hire.  Psychologist: Possession of a valid State of Iowa license as a psychologist within 18 months of hire.  License must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.
  • Social Worker: Relevant post-degree experience (typically 1-3 years).  Psychologist:  Relevant post-degree experience (typically 1-3 years) or satisfactory completion of a psychology doctoral internship.
  • Extensive knowledge of evidence and theory based mental health counseling in assessment, crisis, individual, and group with a university/college student population.
  • Extensive ability to assess, manage, and ensure high quality mental health counseling and crisis management.
  • Extensive proficiency in planning and delivering outreach programs and consultation services on a university campus.
  • Working knowledge of providing supervision to trainees.
  • Expert proficiency in the application of communication techniques and relationship building skills that develop the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Extensive proficiency in collaborating and interacting with individuals and groups while valuing the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
  • Working proficiency with office support tools and electronic medical records software (e.g., word processing, email, presentation software and spreadsheets, electronic health records); preferably Microsoft Office and Titanium EHR.

Desired Qualifications 

  • Experience in working with undergraduate and graduate students in a business college or programs.
  • Interest and experience in being entrepreneurial in the continual creation of new service systems.

Additional Information

  • Classification Title: Sr Behavioral Health Clinician
  • Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific
  • Schedule: Full-time


  • Pay Level: 5A
  • Starting Salary Minimum: 62,000.00
  • Starting Salary Maximum: 64,500.00

Contact Information

Application Process

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.  Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.  Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.


Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, 319-335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.