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University of Houston
Counseling and Psychological Services
Commensurate with experience
One full-time, benefits-eligible position is available to provide multiculturally sensitive, high-quality individual, couples and group counseling; crisis intervention; consultation and outreach; training and supervision; ADHD assessments as needed; and additional duties as assigned by the Director.
A doctorate in Counseling, Clinical, or School Psychology. Licensure as a psychologist is strongly preferred. If not yet licensed, one year postdoctoral experience and EPPP passed prior to start date is a must. We welcome applicants who do not have prior counseling center experience provided candidates clearly articulate how their experience in other settings can be translated to a counseling center/higher education setting.
Candidates who have been licensed five years or more; have demonstrated experience in crisis intervention; outreach presentations, consultation, and/or programming; racial/ethnic diversity; religious/spiritual diversity; sexual diversity; ability differences; and men’s issues.
CAPS is charged with serving the mental health needs of the campus community. CAPS is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services and also offers an APA accredited internship in professional psychology. The staff consists of licensed psychologists, doctoral and masters level mental health professionals, and advanced graduate trainees in counseling and clinical psychology.
University of Houston consists of 13 colleges and professional schools. Located near downtown Houston, the attractive campus has 39,540 students and 3,680 faculty. The University is second most ethnically diverse campus in the nation, with roughly 25.8% Hispanics, 30.7% Caucasians, 19.4% Asian Americans, 10.7% African-Americans, 9.4% International, 2.8% Multiracial, 0.2% Native Americans, and 0.8% unknown.
Houston is the fourth largest U.S. city, boasting the Texas Medical Center, extensive cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as professional sports. It is forty-five minutes from the Gulf coast, with a semi-tropical climate.
The University of Houston is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This is a security sensitive position. A criminal history record investigation will be conducted.
Required Application Materials
Application instructions to be completed via the UH Human Resources Website: 1. Candidates must submit an application via UH Human Resources website by going to www.uh.edu/hr . Click on “jobs at UH”, “staff positions”, “search jobs” and enter the posting number “S002001” to complete the HR application. Please do not send a separate email to UH CAPS. 2. Candidates must upload a cover letter delineating the manner in which their work experience applies to this position. 3. Candidates must upload a current resume. 4. Candidates must list three professional references. The references must include a former supervisor and/or current supervisor. Note: We will maintain your confidentiality and notify you in advance of making contact with any of your references. References may be contacted prior to an invitation for a campus visit.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Preferred candidates will be contacted for up to two Skype interviews. Finalists will be invited for a campus interview after completed reference checks. The position will remain open until it is filled. All candidates no longer being considered will be notified via email.
August 11, 2014
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