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Position Title
University Psychologist

University of Rhode Island

Counseling Center

Salary Range

Position Description
Provide counseling and psychotherapy for students experiencing psychological and developmental difficulties. Provide consultation with members of the university community and develop outreach programs to promote mental health and human development.

Minimum Qualifications
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1.Earned doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology or closely related field; 2.Two years of counseling experience in a clinical setting; 3.Current Rhode Island licensure, or ability to obtain Rhode Island licensure within 1 year of appointment; 4.Demonstrated experience in a counseling center in a higher education setting, or demonstrated counseling experience with young adults; 5.Demonstrated experience in individual psychotherapy and related services. 6.Demonstrated knowledge of individual pathology and normal developmental challenges;
7. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with one or more underrepresented or underserved racial/ethnic minority populations. 8.Demonstrated exceptional written and verbal skills; 9. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.

Desired Qualifications
1. Current state license; 2. Demonstrated experience with the implementation of outreach programs.

University Description
URI is a quintessential New England campus - rural in feeling yet close to the city of Providence, the state’s capital. Linked to the city, the beaches, and nearly every corner of the state by both rail and public transit, the campus is easily accessible from Boston and New York. The University enrolls about 13,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students, and has a full-time tenure-track teaching faculty of approximately 600.

Region Description
Rhode Island is the smallest state but has more than 400 miles of coastline. This is not all ocean frontage but it is notable that all Rhode Islanders live within a 30-minute drive to the Atlantic Ocean or Narragansett Bay. Downtown Boston is about an hour away by car or bus, and New York City is a three-and-a-half hour drive.

Required Application Materials
Please attach (PDF) the following to your electronic application: 1) cover letter, and 2) resume which includes the names and contact information for 3 references.

Application Deadline
This is a fulltime, 10-month position. Review of applications will begin on August 5, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Starting Date
Fall 2013

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Mailing Address
University Counseling Center; 217 Roosevelt Hall; University of Rhode Island; 90 Lower College Road, Suite 7;
Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

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