Clinical Social Worker/Mental Health Therapist

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Full/Part Time:


The Pennsylvania State University Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), University Park, has openings for multiple part-time Clinical Service Provider positions available beginning August 26, 2019. Hours worked are negotiable and can range from 16 to 24 hours per week with limited periods of up to 40 hours per week. Responsibilities include providing phone screenings, urgent services, and short-term individual therapy. A Master`s degree in Social Work or a related discipline is required. Current licensure as a Professional Counselor or Clinical Social Worker is preferred. Licensed eligible as a Clinical Social Worker or Professional Counselor is required. Penn State CAPS values a focus on self-examination and embraces a philosophy respectful of diversity and inclusion. CAPS strives to build a diverse staff capable of meeting the needs of all of our students. Experience providing services to diverse populations, such as, but not limited to, underrepresented, international, and LGBTQ+ students is preferred. Please see for information on Penn State University’s diversity “All In” effort and see for Diversity Resources at Penn State. State College, PA, a university town, with a population of 105,000 (which includes the State College borough and surrounding townships) was recently cited as one of the top university towns in the United States. Pittsburgh and Philadelphia are 2 1/2 to three hours from State College; and Baltimore is about three hours. State College and the University provide the major intellectual, cultural, and recreational resources for central Pennsylvania. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Benefits are not provided. Hourly rate compensation is dependent upon experience.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088