Psychologist – Wyoming

Psychologist – Wyoming

University of Wyoming


Position Title



University Counseling Center


Position Description
Provide professional mental health services for UW campus community including: group, individual brief (time-effective) therapy, and couples counseling, assessment (walk-in and Intake sessions), referrals as needed, and crisis services during office hours and after-hours (on-call coverage rotates one week every 5-6 weeks).
Such intervention and assessment includes interpretation and integration of psychological testing and diagnoses.

Complete necessary and required clinical and administrative paperwork in timely manner and consistent with professional and office expectations.

Provide consultation to parents, faculty and staff about mental health topics; provide teaching to various groups on campus on a variety of mental health topics.

Attend administrative, training, and clinical meetings.
Participate in UCC Training Team through instruction, supervision and evaluation of UCC clinical trainees, in particular, availability to provide supervision to trainees who will use hours toward future licensing as a Psychologist.

Conduct and coordinate assessment, benchmarking, and outcome research activities for UCC under direction of UCC director. As part of outreach delivery, work on the development and maintenance of the UCC/AWARE Web pages.


Minimum Qualifications
Doctorate in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology.

Licensed Psychologist strongly preferred, but license eligible candidates will be considered depending on qualifications and time it will take to become licensed.
Please address license status in application material.

Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.


Desired Qualifications
College counseling experience. Experience and knowledge of brief, time-effective therapy. Demonstrated commitment to clinical work, outreach, training, and wellness, and integration of developmental perspective in all these endeavors. Advocacy of multicultural and diversity issues in counseling.

It is preferred that a candidate has an understanding of the challenges facing students who are making an adjustment to a small town from either a rural setting or a large metropolitan setting.

Dedication to working as a team. Ability to manage conflict and to communicate well during problem-solving.
Readiness to work during non-office hours. Maintain increased flexibility as issues converge. Ability to perform essential duties under stressful situations.

Provide supervision to trainees toward WY licensure, in particular, availability to provide supervision to trainees who will use hours toward future licensing as a Psychologist.
Demonstrated program coordination skills. Experience with assessment/data collection. Prepare reports as assigned. Interest in learning the University’s web page software.

Furthermore, this position requires knowledge and skills in the following areas: Clinical supervision; Professional ethical guidelines, including the maintenance of confidentiality; Effective mental health assessment, intervention (including group counseling), and referral; Effective rapport building and interpersonal work with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds; Personal stress awareness and management.


University Description
The University of Wyoming is a Doctoral/STEM, Internet II, Division IA, land-grant University with more than 13,000 students (10,000 on Laramie campus) enrolled in baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs. UW is the only state-supported university in Wyoming.
Wyoming is investing in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and is a cultural center for the state.


Region Description
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Located on a high plain between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountain ranges, Laramie has more than 300 days of sunshine a year and is near numerous national parks, recreation areas, and forests. Activities available at these locations include skiing, hiking, camping, bicycling, fishing, and climbing.
The community provides the advantages of a major university and a distinctive identity as an important city in a frontier state. Laramie is near many of Colorado’s major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours).

Wyoming does not have a state income tax.


Required Application Materials
Complete on-line application, curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and contact information for three work-related references. University of Wyoming is an EEO/AA employer. Background investigations are conducted on all prospective employees. Obtain more information and apply at:

Application Deadline
May 18, 2014


Starting Date
preferred start date is August 2014


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