Licensed Counselor - Tulsa

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7127831 (Ref.No. ta230636)
Posted: March 10, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description


Come join the staff in OU-Tulsa Student Affairs and become a part of the University of Oklahoma - the state’s premier research university. The OU-Tulsa campus is located in the heart of midtown Tulsa and combines a unique mix of healthcare and various service-oriented degrees. As a counselor, you will be supporting these future healthcare providers, engineers, educators, social workers, urban planners, and other professionals as they balance their personal life with the pursuit of their educational goals.



  • Provides in-person and telehealth professional counseling to a diverse, non-traditional student population, with 70% of our students pursuing graduate/professional degrees.
  • Provides individual, couples, and group therapy with an average caseload of 20 clinical hours per week.
  • Collaborates with Student Counseling Services team members to create and deliver psychoeducational workshops and outreach events and programs.
  • Consults with mental health professionals, student affairs colleagues, and campus departments to address student mental and emotional health needs.
  • Provides occasional virtual clinical consultation to psychology interns and trainees.
  • Assesses individuals through interviews and, when appropriate, psychological testing; prepares professional-quality reports stating findings, recommendations, etc.
  • Performs other duties as needed.



  • Team-oriented work environment that promotes autonomy in scheduling, programming, and therapy approach
  • Embedded within a larger Student Affairs and Student Health team for enhanced collaboration, engagement with students, and support.
  • This position has very limited on-call responsibilities, barring some type of campus emergency response situation.
  • In-house professional development and training opportunities
  • Mostly 8-5 M-F position, with opportunity to flex schedule to meet student needs, potential for occasional remote work opportunities, and a liberal accrued paid leave policy
  • Free parking and access to a free, 24/7 Fitness Center facility



Job Requirements





  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or related field



  • 24 months experience providing counseling



  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), or eligible within 90 days of employment



  • Will accept Ph.D. in Psychology (Counseling or Clinical) in lieu of a Master’s Degree and experience



  • Advanced knowledge of human behavior and individual differences in ability, personality, and interests
  • Advanced knowledge of federal and state laws regarding confidentiality of patient information and records
  • Advanced knowledge of methods and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of mental and behavioral disorders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to listen and understand information and communicate clearly to clients, family members, and staff members
  • Ability to assess for mental health crisis and respond appropriately
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures for the facilitation of group therapy practices, particularly process groups
  • Experience in providing telehealth services; commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion practices within an organization


Working Conditions:

  • Sit for prolonged periods
  • Function in a standard office environment


Diversity Statement: The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission. 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.