Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Staff Psychologist

University of Maryland College Park

Counseling Center

Salary Range

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 psychotherapy/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 counseling and psycho-educational interventions. Clinical supervision and training of interns, externs, practicum students, and other trainees are required.

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. Early career psychologist (within six years post-doctorate) who is licensed or license-ready to practice psychology in the State of Maryland.

Desired Qualifications
Experience in a University Counseling Center.

University Description
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s 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 nation’s capital and surrounding areas. 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.

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

Required Application Materials
Applications must be submitted on-line at www.jobs.umd.edu. Please reference position #100336. Application must include Letter of Interest, Curriculum Vitae, Academic Transcripts and 3 letters of recommendation.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, submit applications by 10/31/13.

Starting Date
January 2014

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Mailing Address

, Maryland 20742

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