The MU Counseling Center is strongly committed to diversity and multicultural values. As a Center focused on multicultural competence, affirmation and inclusive excellence, the staff seeks like-minded professionals to join a team engaged the efforts to enhance campus services to better support all students. The successful candidates will possess specific interests and experience in providing services which support the mission of an active university counseling center. The Counseling Center is part of the larger Student Health and Wellbeing Unit, a single entity focused on personal well-being, offering additional opportunities for staff collaborations and training. The Center is an APA-accredited doctoral internship site and serves a growing culturally diverse and international student community.
This is a one year appointment open to early career applicants who will have either:
Completed a doctoral internship in psychology by the hire date in early August and possesses an ABD (all but dissertation) status. A small amount of time will be made available for professional development (to assist with degree completion, EPPP preparation, job search, etc.).
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Completed requirements for the doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology by the anticipated hire date in early August. A small amount of time will be made available for professional development (to assist with EPPP preparation, job search, etc.).
Duties may include: initial evaluations; time effective individual counseling/therapy; group counseling; crisis intervention; outreach; and campus consultation. Also, the selected candidates will focus on prevention services, have some involvement with the Training program, and as primary responsibilities and interests allow, may have some more focused contact with an additional area within the Counseling Center.
Also, the successful candidates will gain an appreciation for the unique role of a psychologist practicing within Student Affairs and on a college campus. The selected candidates will possess strong interpersonal, oral and written skills and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student groups. The selected candidates are expected to engage in services for a diverse client base and with diverse campus organizations. Respect for cultural, intellectual, psycho-social and interpersonal differences is expected to inform the selected candidates' practice. Further, the selected candidates are encouraged to cultivate a) an appreciation for interpersonal flexibility with a sense of humor; b) an awareness of the importance of life balance; and c) an understanding the complexities of personal development within a higher education context.
Minimum Qualifications Completion of a doctoral internship by the start date is required. Prior counseling center experience (practicum or internship) and demonstrated commitment to engaging in practices to enhance cultural competence is also required
Desired Qualifications Experience providing: skills based interventions, complex anxiety management, brief therapy, culturally informed counseling services, and group therapy is highly preferred.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Applicants must attach to their application the following materials: 1) a letter of application highlighting relevant experiences and fit with the position requirements and addressed to the Search Committee Chairperson; 2) a current resume or vita; and 3) contact information (including e-mail addresses) for at least three professional references. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Materials should not be e-mailed or mailed.
For questions regarding the online application process, contact Human Resource Services (firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-882-7976). For questions regarding the position, contact Dr. Jenny Lybeck-Brown at (email@example.com or 573-882-6601).
Criminal background checks will be conducted on all finalistst.
Salary Range: $39,000 with an additional $750 professional development stipend. Full benefits are included as a part of the package.
University Title: Intern
Internal applicants can determine their current grade and university title by accessing the Job Information page through the Additional Employee Info tile in myHR.
The position start date is August 10, 2020 (may be slightly negotiable).
40 hours per week, occasional nights and weekends
Supervision and related information: Two hours of individual clinical supervision by a staff member, licensed at least 3 years, will be provided. The program is structured to provide approx. 2000 hours towards the supervised experience required for licensure in MO and most states.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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