University of Central Florida: Psychologist (4)

University of Central Florida: Psychologist (4)

University of Central Florida

Position Title
Psychologist — position # 40213 (when applying for 40213 will be considered for #40260, 40261, 40262)

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Salary Range

Position Description
The successful candidate must be a generalist with significant interest and experience working with a college population. This person must have experience working with a diverse student population and have awareness of multicultural issues as it pertains to a university setting. Responsibilities include 1) clinical assessment and intervention, 2) supervision and training of graduate students, and 3) prevention and outreach programming. Clinical duties include brief individual psychotherapy and counseling, group psychotherapy, clinical assessment, crisis intervention, consultation, and referral. Training duties include supervision of a variety of clinical activities and involvement in a multidisciplinary training program. Outreach duties are focused on addressing the mental health needs and developmental issues relevant to the college age population. The professional in this position will provide consultation to university administrators, faculty, staff, campus organizations and parents. Continuing education and professional development activities are expected. This individual may serve as coordinator of a specific center programming area or as designated liaison to campus groups and may serve on committees and task groups. This person may also initiate involuntary examination procedures as allowed by law.

Minimum Qualifications
A doctorate in psychology from an accredited college or university, which includes one year of supervised internship experience in professional psychology; or
licensure as a psychologist by the State of Florida in accordance with Chapter 490,F.S.* Note: the applicant’s doctoral program must be accredited by the agency
designated by the U.S. Dept. of Education, currently the American Psychological Association (required for Florida licensure).

Desired Qualifications
Preferences: Experience in University Counseling Center work is preferred, including initial assessments and brief therapy, crisis intervention, group therapy, supervision and training, outreach and community interventions as well as experience working with collaborative partner’s on-campus. Additionally, it is preferred that the candidate have completed their postdoctoral hours and be near licensure.

Experience in one of the following is also desired:
1. Interest and expertise in working with ethnic minorities (including African-American, Latino, Asian-American and Native American students).
2. Interest and expertise in working with students with disabilities, including physical, social and developmental (including autism-spectrum disorders).
3. Interest and expertise in Eating Disorders (ED) or Substance Abuse (SA) and working collaboratively as a member of the ED or SA treatment team.
4. Interest and expertise in working with trauma and sexual violence
5. Interest and expertise in research and psychological assessment

Counseling and Psychological Services has a commitment to providing a safe and welcoming environment for everyone regardless of their gender, gender expression, ethnicity, race, culture, religious belief, sexual orientation, national origin, age, social economic status, or disability.

University Description
The University of Central Florida is a metropolitan research university with an enrollment of over 56,000 students. UCF is the second largest university in the United States, experiencing unprecendented growth in recent years. Established in 1963, undergraduate and graduate academic programs are delivered through eleven colleges, including the recently established College of Medicine. The main campus is located 13 miles east of downtown Orlando, with additional campuses all across the region. The University and surrounding communities enjoy a rich mix of cultural, educational, business and recreational activities. The successful candidate will join a vibrant, multidisciplinary team of professionals, including clinical staff having backgrounds in psychology, social work, and mental health counseling. CAPS has an active multidisciplinary training program involving masters and doctoral students from psychology, mental health counseling and social work, including three psychology doctoral interns. CAPS is housed in a very attractive and welcoming facility equipped with very ample technology supported by a full time technology support professional. CAPS has an active program of prevention and outreach, and joint efforts are in place, with others on the drawinq board, that connect CAPS with other departments and professionals on campus who are concerned about health, wellness and alcohol and other drug prevention, among others. CAPS has an active program of in-house continuing education credit offerings. The University of Central Florida is an Equal Opportunity; Equal Access, and Affirmative Action Employer. Your assistance with the University of Central Florida’s Affirmative Action Plan implementation is appreciated. The University collects voluntary declarations of ethnicity and gender and uses the information to compile statistics on recruitment success. If you choose to assist, your
demographic information will be used only for affirmative action. The survey form is included as a part of the online application process (below).

Region Description
Central Florida is a vital region with a diverse population in city, small town and rural environments. Recreation and entertainment opportunities are abundant,
with cultural attractions, sports venues, nature areas, historic towns, beaches, lakes, theme parks and other areas of interest nearby. Atlantic beaches to the east
are easily accessible in less than an hour, and the Tampa Bay area and Florida Gulf Coast to the west are within a few hours drive as well.

Required Application Materials
Candidates must complete the online application process at These positions have an A&P (Administrative and Professional) classification at UCF. Vitae/Resume and Cover letter must be attached electronically to the online application.

Application Deadline
April 10, 2014

Starting Date
August 1, 2014

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