Department:University Counseling and Testing Center Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:Therapist: $54,000 - $61,000 | Psychologist: $62,000 - $72,000 Compensation Band:OS-OA07-Fiscal Year 2017-2018 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins March 5, 2018; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants For consideration, applicants must submit the following with their online application:
• Cover letter, which expresses your interest and qualifications • Current résumé or vita which includes dates of employment • Name, email address and phone number of at least three professional references, one of which must be current supervisor (or most recent supervisor if not currently employed).
Department Summary The University Counseling Center is a unit within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management. Student Services and Enrollment Management supports the University by attracting, enrolling, retaining, and graduating a highly qualified and diverse student body while continually seeking opportunities for access and affordability. We contribute to the overall effectiveness of the University through strategic partnerships while fostering an exceptional academic experience.
The division is comprised of nine departments: Academic Extension, Office of Admission, University Counseling Center, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Health Center, University Housing, Office of the Registrar, University Testing Center and Student Orientation Programs.
The Counseling Center contributes to the UO's mission through the development of the whole person. Our department seeks to integrate psychological and intellectual growth to facilitate student success in the classroom and beyond.
Position Summary The Senior Staff Psychologist/Therapist: Latinx Student Specialist provides psychological intervention, prevention, and postvention programs and services to the university community, primarily to University of Oregon students. This position provides programs and services that address serious mental health issues, as well as those that are developmental and preventative in nature. Experience with developmental and serious mental health issues relevant to university students is required. This position provides clinical services such as initial assessment, individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, and case disposition; serves a supervisor and trainer for graduate trainees and employees; completes clinical and other administrative tasks; develops, implements, and evaluates educational and prevention outreach programs; provides consultation to faculty, staff, students, parents and families, and other mental health/health care providers; and participates in department and university meetings and committees. This position will also provide clinical, educational, outreach, and consultation services specifically relevant to the needs of Latinx students. This position will also provide services to undocumented students of various nationalities, students from mixed status families, and to students in the DACA program. Some evening and weekend hours will be required. The Senior Staff Psychologist/Therapist: Latinx Student Specialist adheres to university and department policies, State of Oregon statutes pertaining to the practice of counseling/psychology and relevant ethical codes. This position supervises doctoral interns, graduate employees, practicum interns and/or externs and reports to a member of the Counseling Center leadership team.
Minimum Requirements Minimum qualifications for Psychologist: • Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program. All degree requirements must be complete prior to start date. • Completion of an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral internship prior to start date. • 18 months of experience - with clinical issues ranging from developmental issues to more serious psychopathology including some experience providing brief therapy; - at least 9 months of that, providing psychological services in a college or university setting. - at least 9 months of providing therapy/counseling services to Latinx clients/patients. • Must be licensable in Oregon and licensed within two years of hire. • Applicants must have an approved residency contract with the Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners prior to start date.
Minimum Qualifications for Therapist: • Master’s degree in counseling, couples and family therapy, or social work. All degree requirements must be complete prior to start date. • Applicants with Master’s degrees must be currently licensed and able to obtain Oregon licensure within six months of hire. • 18 months of experience - with clinical issues ranging from developmental issues to more serious psychopathology including some experience providing brief therapy; - at least 9 months of that, providing psychological services in a college or university setting. - at least 9 months of providing therapy/counseling services to Latinx clients/patients.
Professional Competencies • Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to multicultural organizational development. • Strong written and oral communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications • Ability to articulate an understanding of the role of a counseling center on a university campus. • Nine months of experience in a university counseling center collaborating with campus partners. • Providing educational and/or prevention outreach geared toward Latinx students. • Providing clinical, educational, and/or prevention services to undocumented students of various nationalities, students from mixed status families, and/or to students in the DACA program.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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