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Job Standard for LCPC/LCSW

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The statements on this job standard are intended to describe the general nature of the role and level of work being performed. They are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the employee.

 LCPC/LCSW Overview

  • Person Group: Professional
  • Job Code: 75355
  • Pay Grade: P8
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Intermediate
  • Family: Health Services
  • Function: Counseling/Psychology


This position 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. Direct services include treatment for the full range of mental conditions, to include some complex mental disorders. Treatment modalities include individual, multi-person, group counseling, crisis intervention, and psychological assessment.  Indirect services include case management, supervision, consultation, collaboration with departments across campus, outreach/preventive programming.

Level Scope

Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity.  Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action.  May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Masters in Counseling or Social-Work

Active licensure by the state of Idaho as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Must be a registered supervisor in the state of Idaho, or ability to become a registered supervisor in the state of Idaho within 6 months of hire date

Knowledge and experience in individual and group psychotherapy and counseling theories and practices

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge, awareness, skills and experience related to providing individual, multi person and group counseling; multicultural competence/humility, empathy, advance listening skills, problem solving, wide repertoire of intervention strategies, knowledge of ethical principles, mastery of intrapersonal and interpersonal dynamics; excellent assessment skills, diagnosis skills, thorough understanding of abnormal behavior/psychopathology, experience/ knowledge working on a highly integrated clinical team.
  • Knowledge, awareness, skills, and experience in clinical supervision, professional training in the field of counseling, and/or social work, leadership modeling, ethical guidelines, state statutes, professional development, and training models.
  • Competency in a wide variety of mental health topical areas, enthusiasm for teaching/presenting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; shifting between clinical and non-clinical duties to meet organizational needs; working with and relating to a culturally diverse student body, faculty and staff; work effectively with different levels of staff within the organization; work independently and as part of a team in a proactive, flexible, solution-focused way.

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60 % of Time LCPC/LCSW will:

  • Provide direct service counseling (individual, multi-person, group, psychological evaluation) to students, faculty and staff.
  • Provide Crisis intervention and triage coverage/consultation to students and other members of the university community.
  • Provide weekly individual supervision to assigned supervisee(s).
  • Other clinical services as assigned (Group supervision facilitation, AODA assessments, safety assessments, etc.).


35% of Time LCPC/LCSWl:

Can be determined by department needs

5% of Time LCPC/LCSW:

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 LCPC/LCSW

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.