Crisis Intervention Consultant

Residence Life & Education

The Crisis Intervention Consultant within Housing & Residence Life supports our staff and students who live on-campus by creating continuing education materials and providing consultations and interventions for those we serve. This student position is supervised clinically within the Counseling & Wellness Center, receiving purposeful direction and guidance that allow for the application of specialized knowledge and development of skills needed to be successful in their future career.


  • Create education materials, basic workshops, and continuing education trainings for staff related to mental health such as mediation, basic counseling skills, and stress management 
  • Provide intervention and consultation both on-site and over the phone for residents and Housing & Residence Life staff  
  • Foster a culture of continuous care by serving in an on-call role and supporting our students and staff through effective crisis management procedures 
  • Collaborate with staff and university agencies for assessment, resolution of crisis, and providing appropriate community resources  


                  Minimum Qualifications

                  • This position is open to all students who are eligible to work on campus and will be employed through student Other Personnel Services (OPS) and must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Registered students are employed on a part-time basis, up to 20 hours per week. 
                  • Enrolled as a full-time University of Florida graduate student in good standing seeking their degree in counseling or related area of study 
                  • Successful completion of the core counseling curriculum and the first practicum are required or evidence that demonstrates similar academic and clinical experience 
                  • Be available for 20-hours per week 

                          Preferred Qualifications

                          • Training and/or course work in crisis intervention including skills and knowledge associated with mental status assessment and familiarity with crisis theory and practice 
                          • Knowledge of university and community resources 
                          • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences 
                          • Demonstrated professionalism, dependability, and ability to lead or mentor others  
                          • Ability to work well within a team environment  

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                                This position opens near the start of the Spring semester. If you would like to be notified when the position becomes available, join our talent community