Professional Mental Health Counselor

  • Saint Martin's University
  • Lacey, WA, USA
  • Jun 02, 2021
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description


The Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) provides confidential clinical counseling and consultation services to 1300 culturally diverse undergraduate and graduate students at Saint Martin’s University (SMU). The Professional Mental Health Counselor is responsible for assessment, treatment, care coordination and collaborative support services for students. They may also participate in supervision of graduate student interns, consultations for faculty and staff, and presentations to the campus community regarding college student mental health.



  • Required: Master’s degree in clinical counseling, clinical psychology, clinical social work OR PhD or PsyD.
  • Required: Licensed in Washington state as mental health professional (LMHC, LMFT or LICSW) or Licensed Psychologist; Maintain license through continuing education hours as required for licensure, and provide documentation upon renewal; Chapter 18.225 RCW and Chapter 246-809 WAC. OR ability to obtain relevant license within six months of start date (there is some flexibility with this timeline, please consult with hiring manager if you have questions).
  • Preferred: Experience in counseling within a college or university counseling center with a diverse student population is highly desirable.


Ranked by Niche as the second (#2) most diverse private college in Washington State in 2020. Saint Martin’s is extremely proud of our student diversity.  Our university treasures persons of all abilities, ages, ethnicities, genders, nationalities, orientations, races, and religions.  In particular, we know that students educated in an ethnically diverse settings perform better academically and reap greater professional success than their peers from more homogeneous learning environments. We proudly celebrate that our student population is 51% undergraduate and 32% graduate students of color.  We are committed to pursuing an employee community which reflects a similar, if not the same percentage.  

Therefore, we intentionally encourage and request that members of historically underrepresented groups apply to join this community.  All of us, from all backgrounds, are making a commitment to do and be better for our students, faculty and staff.


To review the job description or apply for this position, please visit our website at Work at Saint Martin’s.