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Position Title
Postdoctoral or Early Career Staff Psychologist

Miami University (OH)

Student Counseling Service

Salary Range
Commensurate with training and experience

Position Description
The Student Counseling Service of Miami University in Oxford, OH, is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for a position of Postdoctoral or Early Career Staff Psychologist (depending upon the candidate’s status and experience) for the 2014-15 academic year.

Purpose and goals:
The Psychology Postdoctoral or Early Career Staff Psychologist Position provides a full range of clinical, consultative, and psycho-educational interventions for university students, while receiving advanced training and supervision toward licensure, if applicable. The position is geared toward fully integrating the skills and experiences necessary to function as an independently licensed early career psychologist in a university mental health service, including provision of training and supervision within an APA-approved psychology internship training program. The position allows for development of a specialty area or two within a generalist psychologist frame, with the specific area(s) to be negotiated from within the range of needs of the SCS. Strong preference will be given to candidates capable of providing culturally sensitive outreach, psycho-education, and clinical services to East Asian international students.

Job Responsibilities and Roles:
• This Psychologist/Postdoctoral Trainee is engaged in providing a diverse range of multi-culturally-sensitive clinical and psycho-educational mental health services to Miami University students and consultation and educational services to those who work with students, including:
o Individual, group, and couples and/ or family counseling;
o Initial evaluation, crisis assessment, diagnosis, and triage;
o After-hours on-call emergency consultation and intervention;
o Primary mental health liaison to the Office of International Student Education;
o Psycho-educational outreach, consultation, and community intervention;
o Training and possible supervision of doctoral and masters level psychology trainees;
o Participation on departmental, divisional and university committees related to international student services;
o Participate fully in all senior staff administrative and clinical meetings.
• Unlicensed candidates will receive weekly individual supervision of individual and group clinical services, receive regular supervision in administrative aspects of the role, and be provided scheduled time to prepare for licensure exams.

Minimum Qualifications
• The successful candidate will have completed a doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology prior to the start date (August 1, 2014) from an APA-accredited doctoral training program and completed an APA-approved internship. ABD candidates may be considered.
• The successful candidate will have demonstrated interest and experience in providing clinical and psycho-educational programming services to university students.
• The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to work independently and serve in leadership roles.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred criteria:
• Preferred candidates will have demonstrated interest, relevant language skills, and experience in working with East Asian international students.
• Other preferred areas of specialty include: eating disorder treatment; working with student athletes; training and supervision with an emphasis on training in assessment; and social media outreach.

University Description
University and Department Description:
Miami University, located in the quaint college town of Oxford in the rolling hills of southwestern Ohio 45 minutes north of Cincinnati, was founded 200 years ago and was once referred to by Robert Frost as "the most beautiful college there is." A highly selective public university with a strong liberal arts emphasis and selected as one of the “Public Ivys”, Miami enrolls about 15,000 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students. Among its strengths, Miami prides itself in strong student affairs and student engagement traditions, among which the mental health services of Student Counseling Service are critical. The IACS-accredited Student Counseling Service is a vibrant and vital office of seven psychologists, a psychiatrist, four psychology interns participating in our APA-accredited internship program, and several doctoral trainees from the APA-accredited doctoral training program in clinical psychology, and practices a strong commitment to multi-cultural services.

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Required Application Materials
Application procedure: Interested candidates may apply for the position by going to: www.miamiujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=53377

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Questions about the position may be directed to: Pam Wilkins, Ph.D., Associate Director Student Counseling Service 195 Health Services Center Miami University 513-529-4634 phone 513-529-2975 fax wilkinpl@miamioh.edu

Starting Date
August 1, 2014

Send Applications To:
Pam Wilkins, Ph.D.

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