Positions in Counseling Centers

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Postdoctoral Scholars

University of Nevada, Las Vegas - UNLV

Student Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

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Position Description

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Postdoctoral Scholars.

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at: http://www.unlv.edu.

Student Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at the University of Nevada Las Vegas is pleased to offer two Postdoctoral Scholar positions for the academic year 2013-2014. CAPS is a department within the Student Wellness unit that includes a health center, women’s center, and a wellness promotion department. This is a unique opportunity to work within an integrated service delivery model that offers comprehensive wellness services to a diverse student population. This is a 12-month full-time position with a start date in early August.

These positions afford the postdoctoral scholars the opportunity to work as junior clinicians in a dynamic urban, university counseling center that uses a holistic wellness model in serving students. Under the supervision of a licensed psychologist, scholars will provide individual, couples, and group therapy from a brief therapy model, conduct intake evaluations, crisis assessment and intervention, and provide outreach programs and consultation to the campus community. Scholars will have an opportunity to select a concentration based on their interests.

The scholars will attend regularly scheduled clinical assessment team meetings for disposition and peer supervision as well as weekly staff meetings. There are opportunities to provide clinical training to practicum-level students. The scholars will receive weekly individual supervision from a licensed psychologist in accordance with Nevada state licensure requirements for postdoctoral hours.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from a regionally accredited college or university and completed an APA accredited, pre-doctoral internship. Candidates should be knowledgeable of college student development, interested in working with a diverse university population, and experienced with crisis assessment and intervention. Employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

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University Description

The salary is $30,663 for the 12-month appointment. University benefits include health insurance, 11 paid holidays, paid sick and vacation days, and malpractice insurance. Scholars will also receive professional development time and funds. The scholars will work alongside senior staff with their own counseling office that is equipped with a computer, voicemail, email and Internet access.

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Application Deadline

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and three recommendation letters from clinical supervisors. The review of materials will begin April 8, 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled. The letter of interest and resume are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. Recommendation letters are to be submitted via email to pamela.ueno@unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or hrsearch@unlv.edu.

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer Committed to Achieving Excellence Through Diversity.

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