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Position Title
Postdoctoral Fellowship - Resident Counselor

University of South Carolina

Counseling & Human Development Center

Salary Range
$27,500 + housing/utilities and State Benefits

Position Description
The University of South Carolina Student Health Services Counseling & Human Development Center is currently accepting applications for its Postdoctoral Fellowship in professional psychology. The position is a 12-month term appointment beginning August 1st, 2013 and ending July 31st, 2014.

The position is responsible for providing advanced psychotherapeutic and counseling services to members of the university community in a multi-disciplinary and supportive counseling center. Office space is located in the counseling center, and clinical supervision is provided by a licensed psychologist on staff with the Counseling and Human Development Center.

The position entails carrying a clinical caseload in the Counseling and Human Development Center as well as providing mental health consultation, outreach and educational programming to the USC Campus Community. This position responds to campus-related crises with support from members of the CHDC and provides after-hours consultation to the USC Campus Community.

On-campus housing is provided for the individual in this position in a two-bedroom, brick townhouse with hardwood floors and a small yard. Housing includes utilities (electricity, water, waste disposal, and telephone), and small pets are allowed.

This position is organizationally located under the administration of the Counseling and Human Development Center and Student Health Services with administrative input from the Director of Residence Life.

Minimum Qualifications
The position requires a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA accredited program and a completed APA Accredited Doctoral Internship. The incumbent must reside in provided housing.

Desired Qualifications
Successful candidates will demonstrate characteristics that include being self motivated, a strong team player capable of working within a multidisciplinary group, and a demonstrated history of showing initiative and leadership. Candidates should have strong clinical skills along with strong presentation, public speaking, and communication skills.

University Description
The University of South Carolina (USC) Student Health Services embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering primary care, preventive programs, wellness education, violence prevention, and mental health and counseling services to our campus community. Our mission is to enhance the educational experience by modifying or removing health-related barriers to learning, promoting optimal wellness and enabling individuals to make informed health decisions. We offer uncomplicated access to quality healthcare provided by compassionate staff dedicated to making healthcare accessible and affordable for students through ethically sound practice, confidentiality and integrity. Our accreditation through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and APA demonstrates our commitment to quality of care and service delivery. Student Health Services’ continued expansion of services and programs will soon be supported through the construction of a 100,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility that will bring our five service areas into one centralized location, further supporting our mission of providing holistic healthcare. Enrollment: approximately 20,500 undergraduate and 9,000 graduate students.
The University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
To learn more about University of South Carolina Student Health Services, visit http://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/

Region Description
Columbia, South Carolina is a diverse city located at the intersection of three major river systems that is also convenient to both the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the serenity of a barefoot stroll on the beach. The weather and people are equally warm, and something is always in bloom. The city and region, known as the Midlands, has long been a destination for those seeking an attractive, affordable place to live, wanting an active, outdoor lifestyle, or desiring a pleasant and relaxed culture. As the Palmetto State’s capital and a college town, Columbia is home to several energetic entertainment districts that overflow with locally-owned boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, spas and salons, and night spots. For those with an outdoor spirit, the rivers, gardens, zoo and hiking and biking trails provide endless fun. History abounds and is celebrated in our museums, historic homes, universities and colleges, and revitalized downtown area. We’d love to share our city with you.

Required Application Materials
Letter of application Vita/Resume 3 Letters of Reference Send Application Materials Electronically as Attachments to Email To: lovellt@sc.edu

Application Deadline
Friday, December 14, 2012 at 5pm EST

Starting Date
August 1, 2013

Send Applications To:
Tobin R. Lovell, Psy.D.

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Columbia, SC 

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