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Position Title
Senior Staff Psychologist

Montana State University, Bozeman

Counseling and Psychological Services

Salary Range
$56,000, Academic Year FT + ˝ time in Summer. Comprehensive benefits include health insurance; vacation, professional and sick leave; access to university facilities and a limited travel allowance.

Position Description
Provision of multiculturally sensitive psychotherapy, crisis intervention, outreach and consultation to the university population. Supervision to masters level trainees and doctoral interns in an APA accredited program.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (by start date).
2. Licensed as a psychologist in the state of Montana, or eligible to take the state of Montana licensure examination no later than 2016/17 academic year.
3. Clinical experience working with adults.

Desired Qualifications
1. Doctorate obtained through an APA approved program.
2. Post doctoral clinical experience.
3. Experience providing supervision.
4. Experience working in a university counseling center and/or demonstrated potential for the variety of tasks required at a counseling center.
5. Clinical experience working with couples, facilitating groups/workshops, and providing crisis intervention.
6. An area of specialized interest or experience with one or more of the following: Sexual Trauma, Eating Disorders, Men’s Issues, Women’s Issues, Diversity & Multicultural Issues, Substance Abuse, Outreach Coordination, Sports Psychology, Veteran Concerns or Psychological Assessment.

University Description
Founded in 1893 as a Land Grant University, Montana State University (MSU) is composed of eight academic colleges and a graduate school and boasts a friendly, supportive faculty and campus environment. Currently, the University hosts an enrollment of over 15,294 students(67% Montanan residents). A large proportion of the student body is made up of students over traditional college age and married/partnered students. MSU-Bozeman offers over 120 undergraduate majors and 76 graduate programs.

Region Description
MSU is located in Bozeman, Montana, a community of about 38,000 full-time residents located in the Gallatin Valley (population approximately 92,000) of Southwestern Montana, is ideal for those with interests in outdoor recreation. Bozeman is renowned for year-round recreational and cultural opportunities to include access to world class ski areas, multiple blue ribbon trout streams. The nearest ski area is only 15 miles from town. Yellowstone National Park is 90 miles away; numerous nearby mountain ranges offer countless hiking, backpacking, and camping opportunities; and there is outstanding whitewater and trout fishing within minutes of town. The community offers a variety of cultural and fine arts activities.
Named an All American City, Bozeman boasts high-quality medical facilities, a very low crime rate, many fine restaurants, acclaimed public and private schools, a symphony orchestra and choir, an annual opera, and nationally known events such as the Sweet Pea Festival of the Arts held in early August of each year. Powder Magazine identified Bozeman, with "three distinctly different" major ski resorts within an hour’s drive, as the number one place to live and ski in its November 2010 Magazine. Bizjournals.com ranked Bozeman #2 on the list of American Dreamtowns - small towns that offer the best quality of life without metropolitan hassles. The K-12 educational system, growing reputation of Montana State University, and pristine natural environment of the area combine to make Bozeman one of America’s most desirable university towns.

Required Application Materials
All candidates please supply: • A letter addressing the duties, required and preferred qualifications listed above. • Current curriculum vitae. • Three letters of recommendation, at least two of which must be directly related to the candidate’s clinical style, ability, and expertise. Additional materials and references may be requested as the search progresses. Candidates not holding a doctorate degree at the time of application, please also submit: • A letter from your advisor attesting to the completion date of your doctorate degree. Electronic submissions in PDF format are preferred, and must have the applicant’s signature on the letter of application. For electronic submittals, please indicate "Applicant - Search #14-165" in the subject line of the email.

Application Deadline
Screening of applications will begin on February 3, 2014 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Starting Date
August, 2014

Send Applications To:
Mercy Boys, Search Secretary

Mailing Address
MSU Counseling and Psychological Services, PO Box 173180
Bozeman, MT 59717-3180

Phone Number
(406) 994-4531

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