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Position Title
Staff Psychologist

University of Minnesota

Counseling and Consulting Services

Salary Range
commensurate with experience and training

Position Description
University Counseling & Consulting Services (UCCS) is seeking energetic, committed, passionate candidates to fill one 100% Staff Psychologist position beginning Fall 2013.

Specific job responsibilities include providing:

--Coordination of the Group Counseling Program including supervising graduate trainees
--Group counseling (support and process groups)
--Shorter term, goal-focused individual counseling in the areas of personal concerns, academic difficulty, and career development
--Crisis Intervention
--Additional responsibilities may be added based on the successful candidate’s interests and skills. Examples include: outreach presentations and consultation to the greater University community and additional supervision and training responsibilities in the UCCS practicum, advanced practicum and APA-accredited internship programs.

Minimum Qualifications
Doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program. Psychology Licensure in Minnesota or another state. Minimum of three years of counseling experience, with at least one year working in a college counseling setting.

Ability to successfully pass a background check.

Desired Qualifications
Strong Preference will be given to candidates who have completed an APA-accredited internship and who have worked for two or more years in a college counseling center with duties that included individual and group counseling.

Other preferred qualifications include:
-Demonstrated expertise, experience, and interest and in a higher education setting working with diverse populations (such as international students, under-represented student populations, GLBT-identified students and students with disabilities etc.)
-Experience conducting counseling groups
-Program coordination experience
-Experience supervising graduate student counseling trainees
-Skills as mental health and college counseling generalists who can assist students with career, academic and personal concerns
-Training and experienced in crisis intervention skills
-Demonstrated skills and ability functioning at a hgh level of independence and professionalism while working as a collaborative partner on an interdependent team

University Description
With a flagship campus in the heart of the Twin Cities, and four coordinate campuses across Minnesota, the University of Minnesota offers just the right learning environment for every student. One of the nation’s largest schools, the University offers baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in virtually every field—from medicine to business, law to liberal arts, and science and engineering to architecture. A testament to its growing prominence and appeal, the U’s enrollment has reached 64,964 but a 16-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio ensures plenty of attention. For additional information about the University, go to the website at www.umn.edu.

University Counseling & Consulting Services (UCCS) is a vital, IACS-accredited counseling center serving the academic success, career development, mental health and training needs of undergraduates, graduates and professional students at a thriving urban campus. To learn more about University Counseling & Consulting Services, visit our website at http://www.uccs.umn.edu/

Region Description
The campus is located in the heart of Minneapolis, a vibrant community (named one of the top 20th livable world cities) known for the arts, sports, great biking trails and many other recreational opportunities. The Twin Cities area of Minneapolis Saint Paul is cosmopolitan at its heart and small town along its perimeter. Not identical twins, but different in architecture and ambiance, these twin cities each offer their own approach to an exciting arts scene, landmark architecture, terrific restaurants, and intriguing museums. Culture is not limited to the two largest cities, however, as theaters, museums and fine arts are found throughout the Metro region. The Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers pass through the region, winding by smaller towns with quaint main streets and fascinating history. The region also offers a variety of shopping experiences, from distinctive boutiques to the enormous Mall of America. Outdoor activities include miles of trails and paths for walking and biking, and many lakes and rivers for swimming and boating.

Required Application Materials
Submit a cover letter describing interest in the position, a vitae clearly indicating dates of education and experience, and contact information for three references online at https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/

Application Deadline
Open until filled

Starting Date
Negotiable. Preferred start date is in late August or early September.

Send Applications To:
apply online at htttps://employment.umn.edu/applicants/

Mailing Address
see position description at: https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=112517
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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