Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Clinical Assistant Profiessor

University
University of Florida

Department
Counseling and Wellness Center

Salary Range
commensurate with experience

Position Description
Searching for 3 positions, A Clinical Assistant Professorís primary responsibility is to provide individual and group psychotherapy to University of Florida students and consultation to faculty and staff. Our primary interest is in generalists with a strong interest in working with college student populations in counseling center or mental health. Candidates should have experience working with a wide range of client problems and levels of severity. In addition, all clinical assistant professors in our department provide professional training and teaching to graduate students, pre-doctoral interns, and post doctoral fellows. For one position, we are interested in someone with high interest in web development, social media, and internet based therapeutic interventions. For the other two positions we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in substance abuse, services for veterans and /or psychotherapy and outreach with Hispanic/Latino student groups.

Minimum Qualifications
Clinical Assistant Professors must (1) have a doctoral degree clinical psychology, counseling psychology or counseling from an APA accredited or CACREP accredited doctoral program and (2) be licensed or license-eligible as a mental health professional or psychologist in the state of Florida within one year of starting. Employment with the University of Florida is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred qualities of the candidate include: (1) Some experience working in settings with more severe populations such as hospitals or Veteranís Administration would be helpful, (2) administrative and computer application skills required to effectively implement and maintain a case management and tracking system, (3) demonstrated skill in working well under pressure to prioritize and manage multiple clinical situations and to coordinate these efforts as a part of a multidisciplinary team, (4) energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging workload while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships, (5) collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards colleagues, (6) demonstrated sensitivity to multicultural issues and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups, (7) self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals, (8) excellent oral and written communication skills, and (9) experience in college mental health, including crisis assessment, brief intervention, confidentiality requirements, and referral.

University Description
UF is a major, public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university with membership in the Association of American Universities. It is the state’s oldest university, among the nation’s most academically diverse publics, with 50,000 students and a 2,000-acre campus. The Counseling and Wellness Center, located within the Division of Student Affairs, is IACS accredited and has an APA accredited pre-doctoral internship. In addition, the Counseling and Wellness Center serves as the training clinic for the psychology department. The Counseling and Wellness Center has a large diverse staff, a beautiful new facility, and an innovative, creative, dynamic, and diverse staff. The campus is located in Gainesville, a community which continues to be ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States. Gainesville has its own urban forest with canopy coverage for 60% of the city. It is known as a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Nearby are many recreational lakes and rivers; the north Florida beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean are just a short drive away. UF consistently attracts world-class performing arts. Sports fans can enjoy Gator athletics, with UF ranking among the nation’s 10 best athletic programs in both menís and womenís sports.

Region Description
The campus is located in Gainesville, a community which continues to be ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States. Gainesville has its own urban forest with canopy coverage for 60% of the city. It is known as a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts with bicycling, hiking, kayaking, and canoeing. Nearby are many recreational lakes and rivers; the north Florida beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean are just a short drive away. UF consistently attracts world-class performing arts. Sports fans can enjoy Gator athletics, with UF ranking among the nation’s 10 best athletic programs in both menís and womenís sports.

Required Application Materials
Persons interested in applying for this position should submit application, a cover letter and curriculum vitae, directly to jobs.ufl.edu using the Job Requisition Number 0900394. Electronic applications are required. Letters of recommendation and contact information for 3 professional references should be submitted to: Search Committee Ė Req 0900394, Attn: Carla Connell, Counseling and Wellness Center, PO Box 112662, Gainesville, FL 32611-2662 or electronically to cconnell@ufl.edu. Anyone requiring special accommodations to complete an application should contact the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Jennifer Stuart, jlstuart@ufl.edu

Application Deadline
To ensure full consideration, vitas, application letters, and letters of recommendation from three professional references should be submitted no later than May 8, 2013. The University of Florida is an AA/EO employer and acts in compliance with all aspects of the ADA. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. We seek candidates that can demonstrate their experiences with working with diverse students, faculty and staff and working in a multicultural environment.

Starting Date
July or August, 2013

Send Applications To:
jobs.ufl.edu using the Job Requisition Number 0900394

Mailing Address

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Phone Number

Email Address
jlstuart@ufl.edu

Web Address
http://www.counseling.ufl.edu

This listing expires on:
7/7/2013


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