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Human Resources
Main Campus
Revere Center
Upper Level
412-397-6270 phone
412-397-2555 fax

Therapist (Part-Time)
The Human Resources Department seeks candidates for a Part-Time Therapist reporting to the Director of the University’s Counseling Center. This is a part-time position anticipated to work 14-20 hours per week during the academic year (August through April). This part-time position is not eligible for university benefits.
Responsibilities Include:  Conducts intake interviews, identifies needs, and creates a case formulation; works with counseling center team to develop treatment plans, including appropriate referrals; provides short-term individual therapy; coordinates and leads group therapy sessions; effectively engages and retains students and efficiently manages caseload; appropriately manages and resolves crises; refers students to supportive services on campus and in the community to supplement treatment and counseling; consults with and/or makes referrals to other professionals and outside agencies; develops and implements appropriate discharge or transfer planning with student and relevant parties and conducts necessary follow-up; develops and maintains positive relationships with university faculty, staff, and students; student families and partners, and local mental health providers; coordinates care effectively with psychiatric care providers; maintains accurate and complete case files; works to expand services offered by the Counseling Center; performs relevant administrative duties and related work as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree counseling, mental health, psychology, therapy, or a related field from an accredited college or university required.
  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure from the state of Pennsylvania required within one year of hire date.
  • Maintenance of licensing, knowledge, contemporary ideas, and trends through training.
  • Knowledge and skills working with diverse college students; Experience in a college or university counseling center desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations, and work with culturally diverse peoples.
  • Sound analysis, judgment, critical thinking, and decision making skills.
  • Strong desire to positively impact people’s lives.
  • Characteristics which inspire respect, trust, and confidence.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Adherence to the code of ethics associated with specialty, licenses and/or certification.
  • Knowledge of psychological and counseling theory, principles, practices, and techniques.
  • Knowledge of social and psychological basis of dysfunctional behavior.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately recognize and recommends solutions to problems.
  • Maintenance of confidentiality in accordance with legal standards.

Qualified candidates should submit their letter of interest and resume to or mail to: Robert Morris University, Human Resources Dept., 6001 University Blvd., Moon Township, PA 15108.


Internal Application Deadline:  N/A
External Application Deadline:  Until Position Is Filled
Starting Date:  As Soon As Possible