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Position Title
Staff Psychologist (Two Positions)

Iowa State University

Student Counseling Service

Salary Range
Commensurate with Qualifications

Position Description
Iowa State University’s Student Counseling Service is seeking applicants for two full-time generalist Staff Psychologist positions which will provide a variety of services to a diverse college population including individual, group, career, and couples counseling; crisis intervention; outreach and consultation; and substance abuse and eating disorder assessments. Other duties will include supervision of practicum students and interns (APA-accredited internship) and administrative tasks as designated.

Must obtain license as a Psychologist in Iowa within 12 months of start date and to maintain license throughout duration of employment.

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and will include the completion of a background check.

Iowa State University is an Affirmative Action employer and will take action to ensure that employment practices are free of discrimination. Iowa State University is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. Inquiries can be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity and Compliance, 3280 Beardshear Hall, (515) 294-7612.

Minimum Qualifications
Doctorate from an APA-accredited program in counseling or clinical psychology and one year experience providing clinical services (experience may include a doctoral internship).

Desired Qualifications
Experience providing clinical services in a college or university counseling center. Additional years of experience related to the duties of this position. Experience working with diverse client populations. Licensure as a Psychologist. The successful candidate will possess strong administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

University Description
Iowa State University is a Research I land-grant university, founded in 1868, with an enrollment of 30,000+ students. Iowa State is internationally known for excellence in agriculture, engineering, family and consumer sciences, science, and veterinary medicine. The student population is diverse with 11% ethnic minority students and 8% international students, with the SCS serving students in these groups at higher rates. The scenic campus was one of only 3 in the nation to be noted in the American Association of Landscape Architect’s centennial listing of Medallion Sites. For more information, visit us on-line at: http://www.iastate.edu.

The Student Counseling Service houses an APA-accredited Doctoral Internship Program, Practicum Program, Career Exploration Service, a Mind/Body Center, and a thriving Group Therapy program. The internship program has been continuously accredited by APA since 1980, and the SCS is accredited by IACS. For more information, visit http://www.counseling.iastate.edu/

Region Description
Ames is located in central Iowa, just 35 minutes from Des Moines, IA, a metropolitan area with a population of approximately 570,000 people. Ames is a small city of approximately 50,000 residents. Ames is home to many cultural and entertainment events and boasts 35 woodland parks, more than 55 miles of bike and pedestrian trails, and 5 golf courses. For more information on life in Ames, see http://www.visitames.com/index.aspx or http://www.counseling.iastate.edu/internship/pre-doctoral-internship-program/life-in-central-iowa

Required Application Materials
Submit a letter of interest, vita, and contact information for three references. To view description and submit application, visit Iowa State University website at http://www.iastatejobs.com and enter Vacancy Number 121351.

Application Deadline
January 18, 2013

Starting Date
August 13, 2013 (negotiable)

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