The University of Maryland, Office of Academic Affairs, has an opportunity for a full-time Staff Psychologist to join the Student Counseling Center . The selected candidate will work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary Student Counseling Center team. The Staff Psychologist provides initial clinical assessment, crisis intervention, consultation, and brief psychotherapy to a diverse population of primarily graduate and professional school students. Designs and implements psychoeducational programs and outreach activities for the campus community, including students, faculty, staff, campus organizations, related academic departments, and Student Affairs units.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Provides initial clinical consultation, clinical assessment, crisis intervention, and brief psychotherapy to a diverse population of primarily graduate and professional school students.
Provides group counseling, both psychoeducational and process-oriented.
Provides peer consultation, as well as consultation to University faculty and staff regarding concerns about students and the campus environment.
Designs and implements psychoeducational programs and outreach activities for the campus community, including students, faculty, staff, campus organizations, related academic departments, and Student Affairs units.
Develops/participates in working relationships with other departments that share an interest in student wellness and personal development.
Participates in the shared governance of the University by serving on campus committees, task forces, and working groups.
Completes and maintains timely and accurate records and in practicing in an ethical manner.
Performs additional professional services based on individual skills and interests consistent with the center's need.
Engages in professional development activities to maintain licensure/certification and qualify to supervise doctoral level trainees.
Provides supervision to graduate students in the Training program.
Performs other related duties as assigned by the Student Counseling Center's Executive Director.
Education: Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (PhD) or a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program; and successful completion of an APA accredited internship.
Experience: Minimum of one (1) year related experience.
Licensure: Licensed psychologist in the state of Maryland or eligibility for licensure in the state of Maryland.
Supervisory experience in a University Counseling Center.
Outreach and group counseling experience.
Mental health crisis intervention experience.
Experience in clinical supervision and evaluation of clinical trainees.
Experience and/or strong interest in one or more of the following areas: DBT, victims of sexual misconduct and/or sexual harassment; LGBTQ+ students; eating/body image issues; substance abuse.
Experience in and commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, and commitment to ongoing development of multicultural competence.
Experience in the use of short-term (4- 6 session), non-weekly therapy model(s).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of best practices in the field as well as relevant federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and programs/policies utilizing proper application of diagnostic tools.
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interact with a diverse client population using various interviewing techniques and consultative approaches.
Ability to continuously seek improvements in order to support the goals and strategic mission of the program.
Ability to use measurable and verifiable information for resolving problems and facilitating decision-making processes.
Excellent organizational and project management skills. Ability to manage situations with tact, diplomacy, understanding, and fairness. Ability to maintain confidentiality of clients and information obtained during care/treatment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of client information in accordance with professional standards, HIPAA (Health Information Portability & Accountability Act) and FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) and state regulations.
Demonstrated leadership ability and effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work as part of a team, as well as with families from diverse ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds.
Skill in supervision of professional, technical, and clerical personnel.
Ability to provide guidance and training to subordinates and students. Leadership, coaching, and team building skills to strengthen and cultivate individual and group relationships.
Hiring Range for this position is low to mid $80,000s, commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3102G
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: Academic Affairs - Student Counseling Center
Job Posting: Jun 3, 2019
Unposting Date: Jul 4, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 125082
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