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Position Title
Staff Therapist/Psychological Testing Specialist

Purdue University

Counseling and Psychological Services

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Position Description
Bring generalist clinical skills and experience, along with expertise in psychological testing. Serve on the Testing Team, interviewing and testing Purdue students referred for learning disabilities, ADHD or developmental disorder psychological testing: interpreting test results, writing reports, and providing feedback to students. Responsible for follow-through with forwarding reports and letters to designated individuals or agencies. Provide supervision to therapists in training, as needed, along with providing therapy to students (via various modalities). Additionally, attend pertinent staff and team meetings; participate in staff planning and coordination meetings, as well as professional development activities and in-service presentations. Assist, as needed, in outreach and consultation, teaching, administrative, research and related activities.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA approved program.
Must be certified or licensed (eligible) in the state of Indiana.
One year of general therapy experience with young adults, along with experience providing psychological testing for LD/ADHD and developmental disorders. Pre-doctoral internship may count as one year.
Excellent skills as a clinician (assessment, diagnostic, psychological testing and intervention skills), including facility making decisions relating to urgency of patient issues.
Understanding of and adherence to professional ethics and laws are mandatory.
In all aspects of the job, confidentiality and ethical behavior are essential, as well as good judgment and discretion.
Good communication skills (oral, written).
Planning, problem-solving, organizational, and project management skills.
Excellent customer service skills and professionalism in dealing with students, staff colleagues, faculty and other members of the University community.
Ability to influence and build work relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels.
Must possess a learning orientation to changing technology impacting psychological and therapy services.
Personal computer and related software skills necessary.

Desired Qualifications
Experience providing mental health services to the college/university population.

University Description
Purdue University is a coeducational, state-assisted system in Indiana. Founded in 1869 and named after benefactor John Purdue, we are one of the nationís leading research institutions with a reputation for excellent and affordable education.

We are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Our West Lafayette campus offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 70 masterís and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. In addition, we have 18 intercollegiate sports teams and more than 850 student organizations.

Region Description

Purdue University is located in Northwest Indiana, about mid-way between Indianapolis and Chicago. By car one can get to Indianapolis in one hour, Chicago in two hours, and either Cincinnati or Louisville in 3 hours.

Required Application Materials
Please fill out online application as well as cover letter, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation at http://bit.ly/1gJYXvE. Job #1302787. Please email the above materials to Jessi Manning, Ph. D., Search Chair as well.

Application Deadline
Search is open immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Starting Date
July/August 2014 (starting date negotiable)

Send Applications To:
Jessi Manning, Ph. D., Seach Chair

Mailing Address
703 Third Street, Room 1120
West Lafayette, IN 47907

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