Staff Psychologist - University Counseling Service
The University Counseling Service is actively recruiting applicants for a half-time staff psychologist position that would be located in the College of Dentistry and would serve students enrolled in programs of the College of Dentistry. This position is funded for a two-year term with a possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and continued availability of funding. We are seeking a candidate who has training and experience in providing a full range of psychological services to the post-graduate student population, including assessment, individual and group counseling and psychotherapy, psychoeducational programs and faculty and staff consultation.
The successful candidate will be appointed as a staff psychologist in the University Counseling Service and be physically housed in an office in the College of Dentistry. Starting Date: August 12, 2013. To ensure full consideration, submit application materials by March 25, 2013. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and specifically invites and encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, especially women and members of ethnic/racial minority groups.
- Earned doctorate in counseling, clinical, or school psychology from an APA-accredited program.
- Reasonable and relevant post-degree experience (typically 1-3 years) or satisfactory completion of a pre-doctoral internship.
- Skill and experience in individual and group treatment with a university/college student population; programming and consultation with campus constituencies, and supervision of counseling and psychotherapy.
- Eligibility for licensing as a psychologist in the state of Iowa.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Proficiency in computer software applications.
- Special training and experience in working with students enrolled in health science programs
- Skill and experience in designing and delivering educational programs
- Conduct screening and triage consultations with students in College of Dentistry who seek counseling
- Provide remedial and developmental counseling and psychotherapy
- Supervise and participate in the training of interns and graduate students
- Develop and deliver structured programs and psychological group presentations
- Develop and implement consultative relationships with other university units
- Perform additional professional service as individual skills and interests and department needs indicate
- Demonstrate sensitivity and competency in working with the full range of diverse groups
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Fringe benefits include TIAA-CREF retirement plan, group insurance, and major medical insurance.
The Agency and Campus
The UCS was established in 1946, and there are currently thirteen senior staff members (including four assistant directors), an intern staff of three, and four administrative support staff. The Director also holds an academic appointment in the Counseling Psychology academic program. The UCS is housed in a spacious facility adjacent to the University's Student Health Service. The doctoral internship has been accredited by the American Psychological Association continuously since 1979.
The University of Iowa, the first public university in the nation to admit men and women on an equal basis, currently has a student population of 31,498. The University offers undergraduate and graduate programs which are specially recognized in the areas of creative arts, medicine, and space science. International students comprise 8.9% of first-year students and 16.2 % identify as minorities. Approximately 89,000 people live in the cities of Iowa City and Coralville.
The UI College of Dentistry enrolls nearly 400 students in various post-baccalaureate curricula. The College enjoys wide support on campus and in the community and trains 320 future dentists. The College also provides specialty training to another 75 dentists in all dental specialties.
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and the University Counseling Service have made a strong commitment to recruiting, retaining, and serving culturally diverse persons.
To apply for this position visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/ps/
(requisition number 62355 for Behavioral Health Clinical Specialist position)