2 Staff Psychologist Positions – University of Maryland

2 Staff Psychologist Positions – University of Maryland

2 Staff Psychologist Positions

Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

The University of Maryland Counseling Center
Established in 1937, the University of Maryland Counseling Center, within the Division of Student Affairs, is the primary campus agency responsible for the provision of emotional, social, educational and career counseling and disability support services. It serves a diverse University community of over 36,000 students and more than 4,000 members of the faculty and staff. The Center employs a staff of 58, which includes 29 professional staff, 6 support staff, 4 doctoral interns and several graduate assistants. The Counseling Center is comprised of four divisions, which includes the: (1) Counseling Service; (2) Learning Assistance Service; (3) Disability Support Service; and (4) the Testing and Research Unit. The Counseling Center is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), and holds American Psychological Association (APA) accreditation for its Intern Training Program.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
Directly affiliated with the Counseling Service division of the Counseling Center, the staff psychologist will be responsible for providing services to students and the University community, by offering individual and group psychotherapy/counseling, diagnostic assessment, psychological and career testing, consultation, outreach, and crisis intervention. The generalist psychologist is skilled in fostering the academic progress and career development of University students through a variety of counseling and psycho-educational interventions. Clinical supervision and training of interns, externs, practicum students, and other trainees are required.

Preferences:
Experience in psychological, career and/or personality assessment. Involvement in scientific research for publication in refereed journals, affiliation with professional organizations, and/or presentations at national and regional conferences are desirable.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program. Successful completion of an APA accredited internship. Early career psychologist (within 6 years post-doctorate) who is licensed or license-ready to practice psychology in the State of Maryland.

Deadline EXTENDED:
For best consideration apply by February 14, 2014. Positions open until filled.

Start Date: Summer/Fall, 2014

Position Title: Counselor
Functional Title: Staff Psychologist
Position Number: 100331
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff

To Apply: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/20902

Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.