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Bowling Green State University
The Counseling Center is seeking a talented, creative, and multiculturally competent colleague as a Staff Psychologist. Staff Psychologists provide psychological counseling and related services to students enrolled at BGSU and consult with faculty, staff, and other members of the University community regarding student concerns. Psychologists in the Counseling Center are actively engaged in the provision of training and supervision to pre-doctoral psychology interns, psychology trainees, and mental health counseling interns. This staff member will also be responsible for coordinating/overseeing the Counseling Center’s efforts in outreach to underserved groups on campus and members of those groups.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Conducts individual, couples and group counseling.
• Provides crisis intervention, walk-in services, emergency coverage, and postvention services.
• Conducts initial “consultation and assessment” sessions.
• Consults with faculty, staff, and other members of the University community—to facilitate their effective management of students’ mental health concerns.
• Participates in doing psycho-educational/outreach activities (e.g., class visits, workshops, psycho-educational presentations).
• Assumes leadership in coordinating the Counseling Center’s outreach to individuals from minority and underserved populations on the BGSU campus.
• May assume responsibility for staff supervision and clinical supervision of trainees (e.g., pre-doctoral interns, graduate assistants); participates in training of Center and University Staff.
• Participates in staff meetings in the Counseling Center (administrative and clinical consultation).
• Engages in ongoing case management (e.g., record keeping, correspondence, preparation, referrals, phone calls).
• Participates in professional development activities (e.g., reading, attending workshops and seminars).
• Miscellaneous office work.
This list of essential duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive; individual will perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with clients from diverse backgrounds in the provision of clinical and outreach services.
• Demonstrated ability to develop working relationships with underrepresented student groups and related University offices and programs.
• Strong crisis intervention and consultation skills.
• Strong skills in the area of training and supervision.
• Strong program development skills.
• Strong counseling skills.
• Strong case management skills.
• Public speaking skill/ability.
• Ability to use e-mail for intra and interoffice communication.
PhD, PsyD or EdD in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or Counselor Education required. Eligible for licensure as a Psychologist in Ohio within six months of employment. One to two years of experience in psychological work which includes direct client contact of a clinical nature.
Pre-Employment Background Check
Final candidate(s) are required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. Offers of employment are conditional until a background investigation has been successfully completed and all other pre-employment requirements are satisfied. The University reserves the right to determine and confirm suitability for employment and to end any employment already begun if the background check reveals disqualifying information.
Strong preference given to applicants who possess the following qualifications:
• Demonstrated expertise in multicultural counseling, outreach, and programming.
• Current qualifications for licensure as a psychologist in the State of Ohio.
• Experience in the provision of clinical supervision to pre-doctoral interns.
• University Counseling Center experience.
State-assisted university founded in 1910
1,338 acres with 119 buildings on the main campus, located in Bowling Green, Ohio, 23 miles south of Toledo, adjacent to Interstate 75
Faculty & Staff:
900 full-time faculty on main campus; 45 full-time faculty at BGSU Firelands
1,510 full- and part-time non-teaching staff members
Nearly 20,000 students from 50 states and about 70 foreign nations
3,000 graduate students
18,000 students on the main campus
2,500 students at BGSU Firelands
1,880 undergraduates over the age of 25
530 evening students on the main campus
2,970 African-American, Native American, Hispanic and Asian-Pacific Island students
620 international students
59 percent of students graduate within six years of first enrolling
Semester system with multiple summer sessions
More than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 47 master’s degree programs and 17 doctoral degree programs
BGSU Firelands offers 4 certificate programs, 14 associate degree programs representing 23 areas of study, 8 bachelor’s degree programs and 2 master’s degree programs
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
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With mile upon mile of shorelines, islands and riverbanks shaping the terrain almost wherever you turn, the Toledo Region abounds in striking geographies and abundant nature. More species of freshwater fish and birds make their home here than just about anywhere else in the nation, and an impressive string of parks and reserves makes all this wildlife readily accessible.
Generations of the region’s residents and their neighbors recognized their region’s rare combination of opportunity and beauty and made the commitment to strike deep, lasting roots here. The cultural and social investments they made, and the distinctive neighborhoods and communities they created, remain to welcome new generations today.
For people looking for a true sense of belonging in an era of upheaval and change, the Toledo Region extends a particular welcome. Here, the remarkable combination of affordability and accessibility that one finds only at rare moments and places converges to create a quality of life that others can only dream of.
And that’s entirely right for a region that will attract and retain the best talents from elsewhere as well as within as the heart of the New Manufacturing Economy, where good ideas can reach global proportions, and life can be good every step of the way.
Required Application Materials
Submit cover letter w/email address, Curriculum Vita(in one document as one attachment if possible) by email or regular mail to the addresses listed below. (Credentials must be received by the deadline date. Official transcript(s) will be required of final candidates.) Three letters of professional reference attesting to the applicant’s professional and clinical skills should be submitted directly by the letter writer to the email or address listed below. Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. BGSU hires only individuals authorized to work in the United States. For information regarding BGSU’s crime statistics, please visit Public Safety’s website at www.bgsu.edu/offices/safety.
August 30, 2013
Send Applications To:
Office of Human Resources (Search J-62607)
1851 N. Research Drive
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0201
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