Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
Initial review of candidates will begin March 10, 2017.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The University of Washington Counseling Center has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Psychologist to provide brief individual and group counseling as well as outreach and programming for enrolled UW students. This Psychologist will serve as an active member of our training staff, providing training and supervision for doctoral interns in our APA-accredited internship program. They will also provide consultation to UW faculty, staff, and students regarding student behavior, mental health, and academic challenges in order to enhance the campus climate for student success. This position will include a focus on providing counseling and outreach services for international students. The successful candidate will join a team of diverse and energetic individuals who are committed to enhancing and maintaining a thriving multicultural organization.
This position involves daily intense contact with UW students in psychological or academic distress. Assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and appropriate referrals - on and off campus - will be required. This position requires specialized knowledge and skills in cross-cultural competence to provide services to international students and to train doctoral interns in this area. This position serves as counselor-on-duty for some portion of the week, requiring excellent crisis intervention skills. This position may provide clinical supervision for doctoral psychology interns in clinical or counseling psychology, requiring expertise in supervision models and a good understanding of risk management issues.
This person will provide consultation to a variety of departments and constituents on campus, including International Student Services, FIUTS, International Student Engagement Specialist, Career Center, Residential Life, Disability Resources for Students, Hall Health, Academic Advisors, Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, and UWPD. The person will be part of an interdisciplinary team designed to enhance the mental health of UW students and create a healthier campus climate and to respond to mental health crises.
Minimum of a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
Licensure as a Psychologist in Washington State or obtain within one year of start date
Completion of a graduate program accredited by APA or CACREP.
Completion of an APPIC-registered internship, preferrably APA-accredited.
Evidence of outstanding skills in clinical assessment, psychotherapy and counseling, crisis management, and psychoeducation
Demonstrated sensitivity to multicultural issues and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups
Experience and interest in conducting outreach to and programming for international students
Bilingual or multilingual
Experience in a university counseling center or with college-aged clinical populations
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Able to work independently and on a team.
Able to problem-solve, handle sensitive information and difficult situations tactfully and confidentially.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.