The Student Counseling Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications and nominations for two open positions for Staff Psychologist. This is a 12 month, full-time, non-tenure track staff position. The position may beflexed to accommodate candidates who prefer a 10 month position.
The University: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state's flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling approximately 28,000 students, the campus is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, it is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. In all its activities, the university aims to advance the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate society. The university values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity.
The Division: The Division of Student Life is comprised of over 400 staff persons who serve our students through 16 departments and functions. Division Staff are actively engaged in the lives of students, living and learning with them in our residence halls, student union, and other campus environments. The Division seeks candidates willing to engage, challenge, and support our students through intentional programs and services. In addition, we seek colleagues that are committed to teamwork and have a palpable passion for working with and serving all students. The Department: The Student Counseling Center is a full-service IACS accredited collegiate counseling center staffed by 13 full-time mental health professionals; 11 psychologists and 2 clinical social workers. The Center supports the mission of the university through the provision of mental health services to students, the training of future mental health service providers, and the provision of outreach/consultation services for students, faculty and staff. The center offers a robust training program with 4 APA accredited internship positions and about 10 doctoral psychology trainees. The Student Counseling Center shares a state of the art facility with the Student Health Center and the Center for Health Education and Wellness allowing significant collaboration in the care of students.
The Position: Reporting to the Counseling Center Director, the staff psychologist has a variety of duties including direct clinical services to students, consultation to faculty and staff, clinical supervision of doctoral level trainees, and outreach to students and campus partners. The successful candidate will have strong general therapy skills and demonstrated effectiveness using a short term treatment model. The psychologist is expected to be skilled in working with a range of clinical issues and complex diagnoses. The person in this position will be actively involved in clinical supervision and training within our APA accredited internship program as well as our doctoral level practicum trainees and graduate assistants pursuing a Ph.D. from the UT Counseling Psychology department. This position also includes engagement within the university community through outreach, consultation, and development of liaison relationships with campus partners. We seek candidates whose clinical service, supervision, and community intervention is infused with multicultural humility and obvious interest and commitment to all dimensions of diversity.
Responsibilities: *Providing direct clinical services including brief assessment, individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, and crisis intervention. *Supervision and training of doctoral interns, graduate assistants, advanced practicum clinicians and practicum clinicians. *Participating in community intervention efforts including suicide prevention training, stress management workshops, postvention support, service on university committees, service as stand-by counselor for selected events, development of liaison relationships, and assisting with various university events. *Consultation with faculty and staff regarding mental health related matters. *Other duties as assigned consistent with the mission of the Student Counseling Center.
Internal Number: 194947
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.