Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The Student Health and Wellness Center provides integrated, holistic care for students through our medical, counseling, and health promotion and wellness departments. We assist the UWM campus community through collaborative partnerships designed to enhance the university’s academic and community service mission and focus on our student’s wellbeing as an essential component to student success.

Job Summary

A psychologist in University Counseling Services at UWM directs clinical services to students and engages in the full range of psychological services including assessment (psycho-diagnostic and psychological assessment services), evaluation, consultation and/or psychotherapy to promote the mental health and well-being of students. This position provides professional mental health counseling and consultation services for the campus community, incorporates a brief therapeutic model to address the emotional and behavioral needs of students, creates developmental programming to increase healthy lifestyle and coping behaviors across campus, and provides strategic direction and advocacy for university mental health policy and initiatives.

This recruitment aims to fill two positions. One position is full-time, full-year; the second is 9-month fixed-term renewable position with a scheduled seasonal work break each summer (6/1-8/31). Both positions are assigned the same set of duties and responsibilities.

The position features regular, predictable hours, no weekends, and excellent benefits including employer-matched retirement savings and more than 30 days of paid leave annually.

A high-level overview of the benefits package offered to UW employees can be found

Minimum Qualifications

  • PsyD or Ph.D. in Psychology
  • Current independent licensure as a psychologist in the State of Wisconsin OR license eligible in Wisconsin with current licensure as a psychologist in another state

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience practicing as an independently licensed psychologist
  • Experience providing short-term brief treatment psychotherapy
  • Experience treating clients across various spectrums, including race, ethnicity, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status through a social justice lens
  • Experience working with high risk and high acuity populations
  • Experience providing psychoeducation on mental health-related topics to various audiences, including students, faculty, staff and community members
  • Experience and working with eating disorders, trauma, military/veteran students,or student-athletes
  • Experience providing clinical supervision to trainees and/or unlicensed professional staff working toward licensure

Application Instructions

Completed application submission will include the following:

  • A cover letter addressing educational and professional level work experience and knowledge as it relates specifically to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed
  • A professional resume
  • A document listing the names and contact information for three professional references

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether qualifications are met, the candidate will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

Candidates selected for hire will be required to submit official college transcripts.

Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices

AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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