|Req #: ||144234 |
|Department: ||UW COUNSELING CENTER |
|Appointing Department Web Address: ||http://www.washington.edu/counseling/ |
|Job Location: || Seattle Campus |
|Posting Date: ||04/24/2017 |
|Closing Info: || Open Until Filled |
|Salary: || |
Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
|Notes: || 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. |
Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position and a current vita/resume. For full consideration, complete applications should be received no later than May 17, 2017. Preferred but negotiable start date is September, 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. 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 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 Career Center, Q 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.
| Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology |
A minimum of two years of work experience providing mental health counseling, preferably in a university or college counseling center
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
Experience in a university counseling center or with college-aged clinical populations
Evidence of outstanding skills in clinical assessment, psychotherapy and counseling, crisis management, and psychoeducation
Experience and interest in conducting outreach to and programming for students
Demonstrated sensitivity to multicultural issues and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups
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
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
| Experience in clinical supervision of trainees |
At least two years of post-licensure in the State of Washington or another jurisdiction
Bilingual or multilingual
Experience providing counseling to one or more of the following populations: Latinx students, students with disabilities,undocumented students, lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, genderqueer and queer- identified students
Experience and interest in providing couple and/or group counseling
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
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