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Weber State University

Counseling & Psychological Services Center

Salary Range
Commensurate within region; excellent benefits package

Position Description
The Weber State University Counseling & Psychological Services Center (CPSC) is pleased to accept applications for a new full-time 12-month clinical position. Expected start date of position is mid-August 2013. Duties primarily include brief individual and couples counseling and crisis intervention, with additional opportunities for group therapy, outreach, and consultation.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Doctoral degree from an appropriately accredited college/university and graduate program in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or related field.

2. One year of experience providing psychotherapy in a college/university counseling center setting.

3. Current licensure as a Psychologist in Utah or license-eligible within one year. Please note that all appropriate requirements for practice must be completed prior to start date (see http://www.dopl.utah.gov/ for details).

Desired Qualifications
Demonstrated experience and competence in the following areas:
1. Facilitating psychotherapy and/or psychoeducational groups
2. Working with diverse populations
3. Providing couples therapy
4. Providing relevant outreach/consultation and/or teaching

University Description
Weber State University is a comprehensive university founded in 1889 on two beautiful, modern campuses in Ogden and Layton, Utah with three other regional centers in Northern Utah. WSU prides itself in its quality teaching, its commitment to meeting the needs of students at every stage of life and its ongoing service to the community. The university emphasizes undergraduate education and has an enrollment of over 25,000 students. It offers more than 200 certificate and degree programs ? the largest and most comprehensive undergraduate offering in the state. The university also offers eight graduate degrees. For more information about Weber State, visit www.weber.edu.

CPSC is a department within the Division of Student Affairs, which has over 150 full time staff members, 400 student employees and 31 departments. The division provides an array of educational opportunities, programs and services to help students learn and succeed. Many of our services and programs directly support classroom and course learning such as tutoring, testing and supplemental instruction. Some are intended to assist students in overcoming barriers that might limit their ability to profit from learning, while others are aimed at helping students attain a holistic education and healthy lifestyle. Division goals and initiatives include fostering student learning, building partnerships and collaborations with faculty, increasing engagement of first year students, expanding outreach to and support of underrepresented students, and enhancing student involvement and leadership.

The mission of CPSC is to enhance the psychological growth and development of the diverse Weber State University community. We support the academic experience by providing brief mental health counseling, outreach, and consultation services that help individuals to identify barriers, improve coping, and achieve personal goals. CPSC has a clinical staff of ten mental health professionals and one part-time psychiatric nurse. Services are provided within a brief therapy model for students, faculty, and staff on both Ogden and Davis campuses. While primary responsibilities are clinical in nature, staff members also assist with assessment efforts of the division and within the department, collaborate with colleagues across the division and the campus, and serve on various interdisciplinary committees. Please visit the CPSC website at http://weber.edu/CounselingCenter/default.html for further information about the center.

Region Description
Ogden is located 30 miles north of Salt Lake City on the western slopes of the Wasatch Mountains and is a culturally and intellectually vibrant metropolitan area that provides affordable options for city, suburban, or country living. The mountain environment offers year-round recreational opportunities including 12 national parks and monuments within the state and 13 ski resorts on public lands. The area provides abundant cultural, educational, and year-round outdoor recreation.

Required Application Materials
To apply, complete the online application and attach a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Application Deadline
February 18, 2013

Starting Date
Mid-August 2013

Send Applications To:
Dianna K. Abel, Ph.D.

Mailing Address
1114 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408-1114

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