Staff Psychologist (38 views)

Student Counseling Services (SCS) is seeking a Doctoral level psychologist to provide individual and
group counseling to students, clinical supervision to trainees, and outreach and programming to the
University community, including consultation to staff and faculty regarding student mental health and
academic issues. This position may also be expected to build and sustain campus liaison relationships.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
● Provide personal counseling services via time-limited individual and group modalities that
supports emotional, academic, and career development of students
● Provide clinical supervision to graduate students in mental health programs, including
facilitating didactic seminars in areas of expertise
● Provide intake and crisis intervention services
● Provide assessment and diagnostic services related to developing effective treatment plans and
making appropriate referrals of student clients
● Serve as an advocate and as a liaison in the referral of students to on and off-campus resources.
● Provide consultation services for students, faculty, parents and staff related to psychological
issues.
● Conduct and collaborate on psycho-educational workshops and preventive outreach for students,
faculty and staff, particularly focused on the mental health needs of historically underrepresented
student groups.
● Other duties as assigned

We seek candidates with evidence of training, expertise, commitment, and sustained engagement in
working with Multiracial/BIPOC and/or LGBTQIA+ students towards their personal development, wellbeing,
and academic success, through culturally responsive individual, group and community
interventions. Candidates must also demonstrate commitment to supporting the development and growth
of clinicians-in-training in the area of culturally responsive interventions.

In addition, we are seeking candidates who have experience and interest in providing specific support to
graduate and professional school students. The staff psychologist will have the skills and experience in
therapy, consultation and outreach to provide culturally responsive care to undergraduate and graduate
student populations, and will collaborate with campus and community partners to engage in meaningful
psycho-educational outreach to promote student success and well-being.

We are committed to hiring and retaining our staff to more fully reflect the diversity of our student body
and the society at large. Members of historically underrepresented groups in mental health professions
are strongly encouraged to apply.

At SCS, we recognize and acknowledge that emotional well being concerns are impacted by social
forces in the world related to power and privilege, colonization, discrimination, stereotypes, bias, and all
forms of marginalization and oppression. We identify that these forms of oppression are pervasive and
institutionalized and often go unacknowledged. This lack of acknowledgement can leave impacted
individuals and communities feeling alone, voiceless, and invalidated. Additionally, we identify the
multiple ways in which the mental health field has harmed and, in some cases, continues to harm people
from various marginalized identities.

Our staff and trainees actively work to address these forms of oppression in a culturally affirming
manner and consider the impact of oppression for students who seek services at SCS. We continue to
address this work from an empowerment and advocacy framework. We have additional information
about our work on our website: https://counseling.umn.edu/diversity-statement.

Required Qualifications
● Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology
● Independent licensure as a psychologist in Minnesota or able to obtain Minnesota license prior to
the first day of employment
● Minimum two years experience providing clinical services in mental health settings.
● Evidence of sustained pursuit of knowledge and experience working with culturally diverse
populations.
● Demonstrated experience providing culturally-informed clinical services to diverse and
traditionally under-served student groups (e.g. BIPOC/Multicultural, LGBTQIA+, international
students, first generation students).
● Interest in engaging fully in the typical work of a college counseling center, including short-term
counseling, group counseling, crisis work, outreach, consultation, and training.
● Minimum 1 year of experience providing clinical supervision to graduate clinicians-in-training

Preferred Qualifications
● Experience providing clinical services in a college mental health setting
● Experience and interest in providing group counseling, including both process oriented and skill
building groups
● Completion of APA accredited internship in a college counseling center
● Training and experience in therapeutic psychological assessment
● Vocational, career, or academic counseling or coaching experience
● Two or more years of experience providing clinical supervision to graduate clinicians-in-training
● Experience in developing/delivering programming supporting graduate and/or professional school
students
● Program coordination or comparable administrative experience

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