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Clinical Manager

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

University Staff



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Job Summary

Counseling and Psychiatric Services welcomes applications for a Clinical Manager. This position will be responsible for supervising an interdisciplinary team of providers responsible for providing mental health care to CU students in an embedded model on campus. This position also supervises on and off-campus tele-health providers, and part-time clinical providers.The Manager will oversee providers’ performance and productivity, and complete annual performance evaluations for team members. The position may also provide clinical supervision to mental health trainees as assigned.

This position also provides direct mental health services to university students including individual, tele-health, and group psychotherapy; crisis intervention; and clinical case management. The position ensures accurate and timely EHR documentation of the assessment, treatment and referral processes as they occur.  
The Manager collaborates with other campus departments as is appropriate for the treatment of CAPS patients and ensures that issues of Diversity and Social Justice are considered in all assessment, treatment, referral, and training services provided.

Who We Are

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) offers confidential, on-campus mental health and psychiatric services for a variety of concerns such as academics, anxiety, body image, depression, relationships, substance use and more.

CAPS fosters the well-being of students and helps them succeed by providing a full range of clinical services, consultation, and outreach to the campus community.  We also offer outstanding training to the next generation of mental health professionals. CAPS is a multicultural, multidisciplinary, and multi-theoretical staff.  We are committed to affirming diversity and seek to provide a safe and welcoming environment for everyone we serve.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Clinical Services 
  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, triage/walk-in, workshops, telehealth sessions/screenings, and consultation/outreach presentations to students, faculty, staff, and parents. 
    • Services are primarily offered within a brief therapy framework.
  • Provide at least one therapy group/workshop to students each semester.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation via the EHR.
  • Serve as part of the after-hours crisis rotation for campus and ProtoCall after-hours calls.
Administrative and Program Development 
  • Assist in developing and expanding: 
    • CAPS group and workshop programs based on the changing needs and trends of CU Boulder students.
    • Embedded therapist program.
    • Telehealth services at CAPS.
  • Complete clinical documentation, case management, and case disposition.
  • Provide back-up clinical coverage to the Associate Director of Clinical Services when needed.
  • Work with the Associate Director of Clinical Services to develop and update clinical forms, templates, and procedures and policies.
  • Represent CAPS as a liaison to at least one department on campus.
  • Coordinate special projects for areas of responsibility.
  • Attend staff meetings and other CAPS meetings.
Team Supervision 
  • Provide supervision to the Clinical Team (embedded therapists, telehealth-providers, and part-time clinical staff, and psychiatry staff in the clinical program).
  • Provide clinical supervision to CAPS trainees as assigned. 
  • Complete annual performance evaluations for team members.
  • Provide urgent or emergency consultation and support to clinical team members during patient crisis situations.
  • Supervise embedded therapists.
Campus Partnerships
  • Participate in campus committees or meetings as assigned.
  • Represent CAPS in campus presentations on mental health issues.

What You Should Know

This position will work primarily clinic hours, but may need to assist with after-hours emergencies and provide after-hours consultation to direct reports.

What We Can Offer

Salary will be commensurate with education background, experience and licensure.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Licensed as a Psychologist, Social Worker, Psychiatrist, or Advanced Nurse Practitioner in the state of CO by date of hire.
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience providing psychotherapy and psychological assessment in a mental health setting as a licensed clinician or a Board certified Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatrist.
  • Experience providing group and individual supervision to multidisciplinary staff.
  • Experience working with college-age population.
  • Experience with the provision of tele-mental health services and knowledge of the legal guidelines and best practices for telehealth programs.
  • Experience supervising clinicians who are providing tele-mental health services on-site and off-site.
  • Experience with a broad range of clinical issues, ranging from developmental issues to more serious psychopathology.
  • Experience providing brief therapy and crisis intervention.
  • Eligible for clinical privileges as determined by the Department’s Credentialing and Privileging Department.
  • At least one year of program development experience.
  • Eligible for Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) licensure and prescriptive authority for NP and MD.
  • DEA registration for medical providers (NP or MD).

What You Will Need

  • Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to social justice.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Five years of individual and group supervision experience in a mental health setting.
  • Two years post-degree experience providing clinical supervision to mental health trainees.
  • Completion of an APA internship (for psychologist).
  • Experience conducting sessions in Spanish, Mandarin or Arabic.
  • Experience working with minority, international students and/or under-served populations.
  • Experience working with eating disorders strongly preferred.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by May 22, 2019 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer