Positions in Counseling Centers

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Clinical/Counseling Psychologist

University of Illinois at Chicago

Counseling Center

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience and license status; includes fringe benefits as an academic professional staff

Position Description
The Counseling Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago has a full-time Clinical/Counseling Psychologist position available to start no later than mid-summer/early fall 2013. Position involves direct service to university students (brief counseling/psychotherapy, group therapy, and outreach programming), consultation/liaison to faculty/staff/students and opportunity to participate in training of Counseling Center postdocs, interns, and externs.

The Counseling Center is a comprehensive psychological services center, providing evaluation, counseling, consultation, and referral to UIC students. The Counseling Center is the main provider of mental health services to students on campus, has a strong commitment to training through our APA-accredited internship as well as externship and postdoc positions. We offer individual, couples, and group therapy, psychiatric care, and psychoeducational workshops. Our services are confidential and available at no charge for currently enrolled students. We are also available to faculty and staff for consultation. The Center staff includes licensed psychologists and a psychiatrist, doctoral interns and externs, postdoctoral psychology residents, and trained paraprofessionals. The UIC Counseling Center staff is committed to the highest standards of competency in meeting the needs of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including differences of culture, race, ethnicity, national origin, class, gender, ability, age, body size, immigrant status, and sexual orientation. The Center has been serving the University of Illinois at Chicago for more than 35 years, is part of the Division of Student Affairs, and is fully accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc.

Minimum Qualifications
A doctorate in counseling psychology, clinical psychology or a related field is required. A minimum of one year experience is required. Licensed or license eligible to practice psychology as a Clinical Psychologist in the State of Illinois.

Desired Qualifications
Applications from qualified individuals with experience working with student athletes, hispanic/latino(a) students, and in a counseling center setting or who can otherwise add to the rich diversity of our clinical staff and well serve our multiculturally diverse student population are strongly encouraged. Position requires some evening hours and occasional weekend duties.

University Description
UIC is a large, urban Research 1 university with a primarily commuter, though increasingly residential, student population of more than 27,500 and recognized as one of the most diverse colleges in the U.S. More information is available at http://www.uic.edu/uic/about/keyfacts/index.shtml

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages applications from women, members of under-represented minority groups, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who would enrich the University’s strong commitment to serve its highly diverse community.

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Required Application Materials
Cover letter, vita, and the names and contact details for three professional references. Letters of recommendation are encouraged. Hire contingent upon official graduate transcript attesting to doctoral degree completion and/or verification of current license as psychologist. Complete an application and submit cover letter, vita, and the names and contact details for three professional references at https://jobs.uic.edu (reference Human Resources Job ID #31816). Letters of recommendation can be sent to: Ms. Allyson Olsen, Business Administrative Associate, Counseling Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, SSB 2010 M/C 333, Chicago IL 60607, aolsen@uic.edu

Application Deadline
For fullest consideration, submit application materials and completed application forms no later than June 28, 2013.

Starting Date
late summer/Fall Semester 2013

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