Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Counselor/Staff Psychologist

University of Maryland

Counseling Center

Salary Range
commensurate with experience

Position Description
Directly affiliated with the Counseling Service division of the Counseling Center, the staff psychologist will be responsible for providing services to students and the University community, by offering individual and group psychological counseling, diagnostic assessment, psychological and career testing, consultation, outreach, and crisis intervention. The generalist psychologist is skilled in fostering the academic progress and career development of University students through a variety of career counseling and psycho-educational interventions. Clinical supervision and training of interns, externs, practicum students, and other trainees are required. Periodic teaching of undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the Department of Psychology and/or the College of Education is expected. Involvement in scientific
research for publication in refereed journals, affiliation with professional organizations, and/or presentations at national and regional conferences are desirable.

Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program. Successful completion of an APA accredited internship. Licensed psychologist with at least two years of post-doctoral experience.

Desired Qualifications

University Description
Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
The University of Maryland Counseling Center:
Established in 1937, the University of Maryland Counseling Center, within the Division of Student
Affairs, is the primary campus agency responsible for the provision of emotional, social, educational and
career counseling and disability support services. It serves a diverse University community of over 36,000
students and more than 4,000 members of the faculty and staff. The Center employs a staff of 58, which
includes 29 professional staff, 6 support staff, 4 doctoral interns and several graduate assistants. The
Counseling Center is comprised of four divisions, which includes the: (1) Counseling Service; (2)
Learning Assistance Service; (3) Disability Support Service; and (4) the Testing and Research Unit. The
Counseling Center is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), and holds American Psychological Association (APA) accreditation for its Intern Training Program.

Region Description
The University of Marylandís 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nationís legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nationís capital and surrounding areas.

Required Application Materials
Curriculum vita Cover letter Unofficial transcript Reference list with contact information of at least 3 reference writers

Application Deadline
For best consideration please apply by May 20, 2013 Open until filled

Starting Date
Fall 2013

Send Applications To:
University of Maryland website: https://jobs.umd.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=187131

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University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

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