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Position Title
Post -Doctoral Fellowship - Resident Counselor

The University of South Carolina

Student Health Services Counseling and Human Development Center

Salary Range
$27,250 Minimum Annual Salary, Plus Benefits & Housing

Position Description
The University of South Carolina Student Health Services Counseling & Human Development Center is currently accepting applications for its Postdoctoral Fellowship in psychology. The individual in this position provides advanced psychotherapeutic and counseling services to members of the university community in a multi-disciplinary and supportive counseling center.

The individual in this position is provided with an office located in the Counseling & Human Development Center, and clinical supervision is provided by a licensed staff psychologist.

The position entails carrying a clinical caseload in The Counseling and Human Development Center as well as providing mental health consultation, outreach and educational programming to the USC Campus Community. This position responds to campus-related crises with support from members of the CHDC and provides after-hours consultation to the USC Campus Community.

The individual in this position is provided with on-campus housing in a two-bedroom, brick townhouse with hardwood floors and a small yard. Housing includes utilities (electricity, water, waste disposal, and telephone), and small pets are allowed.

This position is organizationally located under the administration of the Student Health Services Counseling and Human Development Center with administrative input from the Director of Residence Life.

Salary & Benefits

• $27,250 Minimum Annual Salary, plus benefits, plus housing.
• South Carolina State Employee Benefits (15 Annual Leave Days, 15 Sick Days, 11 Paid Holidays, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Optional Life, pre-tax medical spending account, optional supplemental insurance, and state service credit toward retirement).
• Housing and utilities included (Location of housing is 2 bedroom, 1 bath, brick townhouse with hardwood floors)

Minimum Qualifications
The position requires a completed Ph.D. or Psy.D. in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA accredited program, which included a completed Doctoral Internship. The incumbent must reside in provided on-campus housing. Successful candidates will demonstrate characteristics that include being self motivated, completely reliable, a strong team player capable of working within a multidisciplinary group, and a demonstrated history of showing initiative and leadership. Candidates should have strong clinical and crisis management skills along with strong presentation, public speaking, and communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

University Description
The University of South Carolina, established in 1801, has a beautiful campus with an enrollment of about 32,000 and is located in the state’s capital city, Columbia. USC, through its 324 degree programs and 14 degree-granting colleges and schools, is listed by the Carnegie Foundation in the highest tier of research institutions in the United States. We are located 90 miles from the mountains and the beach. The CHDC is a dynamic, full-service counseling center with a multidisciplinary staff, and an APA-Accredited Doctoral Internship Program.

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Required Application Materials
The selection process involves a panel interview via Skype. The position is a 12-month term appointment beginning August 1st, 2014 and ending July 31st, 2015. To apply, please send the following: • Letter of application • Vita/Resume • 3 Letters of Reference

Application Deadline
Application Deadline: Friday, December 13, 2013, 5pm EST

Starting Date
August 1, 2014

Send Applications To:
Tobin R Lovell, Psy. D.

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