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Position Title
Staff Psychologist

Northern Illinois University

Counseling & Student Development Center

Salary Range

Position Description
Counseling and Student Development Center, a department within the division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, at Northern Illinois University invites applications for the position of Staff Psychologist. This is a full-time 12-month position with university benefits. Responsibilities include diagnostic assessment and triage, the provision of individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, outreach, consultation, provision of supervision and training, and limited after-hours on-call service. The successful candidate must also be able to provide high quality clinical services and training in Eating Disorder treatment and will serve as the Centerís liaison to Health Services.

Minimum Qualifications
Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, experience providing Eating Disorder treatment; experience providing supervision to psychology trainees; excellent written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated commitment to diversity; must be licensed within eighteen (18) months of hire as a psychologist in Illinois.

Desired Qualifications
Prior experience in a university counseling center is preferred.

University Description
NIU is located in DeKalb, IL. It has an enrollment of roughly 24,000 students, including a graduate student body of over 6,400.

Region Description
DeKalb (population 44,098); 65 miles west of Chicago.

Required Application Materials
Letter of application, resume/vita, list of three current professional references.

Application Deadline
Preference will be given to complete applications received by October 15, 2012; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Starting Date
Fall/Winter 2013

Send Applications To:
Cathy Schneider, Staff Psychologist Search Committee

Mailing Address
Counseling and Student Development Center, Campus Life Building 200
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone Number

Email Address

Web Address
http://www.hr.niu.edu/employment/Job Detail.cfm?Job=8013

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