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Job Standard for Counseling Fellowship

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Counseling Fellowship Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 45200
  • Pay Grade: P6
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Career Level: Intermediate
  • Family: Health Services
  • Function: Counseling/Psychology


Counseling Fellowship is responsible for providing a range of direct and indirect professional counseling services for Boise State students, faculty and staff within the scope of services offered by Counseling Services

Level Scope

Entry-level professional with limited or no prior experience to contribute on a project or work team. Incumbent learns to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity under close supervision while achieving day-to-day objectives. Works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. This level is typically focused on self-development. Requires theoretical knowledge through specific education and training.

Minimum Qualifications

Masters in Mental Health Counseling or Social Work, (LPC, LMSW)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge, awareness, skills and experience related to providing individual, multi person and group counseling
  • Advance listening skills, problem solving, wide repertoire of intervention strategies
  • Knowledge of ethical principles,
  • Mastery of personal and interpersonal dynamics, assessment skills, strong diagnosis skills, understanding of abnormal behavior
  • Knowledge working on a highly integrated clinical team
  • Maintain a high level of communication skills and work well with a diverse group of people.
  • Crisis management – utilize, maintain up-to-date skills related to high risk populations and community resources in mental health
  • Strong case management skills based on relevant knowledge and principles

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Counseling Fellowship must:

  • Provide direct service counseling, individual, couple, group, and crisis intervention, triage coverage, and psychological assessment.
  • Documentation of clinical services, collaborate with other Health Services providers and community to best manage clinical caseload and ensure effective treatment.
  • Participate in the training and supervision related to duties as a member of the  Counseling Services Fellowship
  • Provide outreach/preventive programming in the form of presentations, training, workshops for the Boise State community.

35% of Time the Counseling Fellowship

Sample Text: Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Counseling Fellowship

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

This position is generally in a normal indoor office setting with minimal noise levels and may involve bending, moving, lifting, and carrying materials that weigh up to 15 pounds.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for Counseling Fellowship

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbents must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are  contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.