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Position Title
Counseling Psychologist

University of Michigan

Counseling & Psychological Services

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience

Position Description
The University of Michigan Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), a unit within the Division of Student Affairs, is seeking candidates. CAPS is a university counseling center that serves a diverse student body of approximately 43,000 students. We are a multicultural, multidisciplinary, and multi-theoretical staff striving to provide culturally competent clinical services, outreach programming, and training opportunities. We are a counseling center that affirms diversity, condemns oppression in every form, and encourages the utilization of our services by all students, including those that might be reluctant to receive standard/traditional forms of treatment. To this end, we seek to provide a safe, welcoming and affirming environment for all. CAPS is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), and the pre-doctoral internship is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

Starting date is negotiable, but ideally August 5, 2013.

Individual and group counseling, consultation with faculty and staff, outreach and liaison services, crisis intervention, and active involvement in all training programs including supervision of trainees, and educational activities. CAPS employees are strong generalists in the areas of brief clinical work, group treatment, training and supervision of social work, psychiatry, and psychology trainees, and outreach/education work, all within a college student mental health setting.

CAPS is especially interested in building a culturally diverse staff dedicated to working in a multicultural environment.

Minimum Qualifications
General Requirements:
Doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology or a closely related field, from an APA-accredited program, and APA-accredited internship. Licensed/license eligible in the State of Michigan.
Clinical experience with a college student/young adult population is required. (Clinical experience in a college or university counseling center setting preferred, but not required).

Specific Requirements:
Demonstrated competency and expertise in working clinically with African American college student/young adult populations.
Demonstrated competency and expertise with psycho-educational programming and outreach, with a focus on African American student groups and organizations in the context of college student life.

Desired Qualifications
We are also interested in adding the following areas of culturally competent clinical and programming expertise with college student populations to our agency work:

Alcohol/Other Drugs clinical work and programming
Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorders
Autism/Asperger’s Spectrum Disorders
Eating Issues clinical work and programming
Fluency in languages in addition to English
Strong methodological and research skills and an interest in building a program of research that provides meaningful direction to the student mental health field

University Description
Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan � Ann Arbor is the state�s oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan System. UM is one of the world�s premier research universities and has nineteen schools and colleges offering top-ranked academic programs and cultural and social opportunities in a stimulating intellectual environment.

UM is well known for its commitment to public engagement and community-based research projects that are national models. The University also stages over 400 student/faculty music, dance, and theatrical performances annually. The Ann Arbor campus has a dozen galleries and museums; several nature areas, including the 123-acre Nichols Arboretum and libraries containing more than 8 million volumes.

The University enrolls more than 41,000 students in over 200 degree programs. Each of the 50 states and over 90 foreign countries are represented in the student body. Its base of 400,000 living alumni exceeds any other university in the world.

Region Description
Ann Arbor is a culturally diverse community with all the amenities of a large city in a small town setting. Detroit Metropolitan International Airport is only 30 minutes away. Professional and collegiate sports are popular in the area. The Great Lakes and numerous inland lakes offer a variety of recreational opportunities in a four-season climate. Primary, secondary, and university level education is of the highest quality. For further information about Ann Arbor, please visit www.arborweb.com.

Required Application Materials
To apply, please upload ONE file that contains the following: 1) cover letter 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) a list of three professional references. Applications are accepted online at http://umjobs.org/ *If you have any problems applying on the University of Michigan Careers/HR website, please email your materials to the search chair at: dscampbl@umich.edu

Application Deadline
Review of applicants will begin on April 15, 2013. **We have experienced some tech issues with our Career/HR website. Given this problem, we want to encourage people to submit application material beyond April 15th**

Starting Date
August 5, 2013

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