Department:University Counseling Center Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:Therapist: $62,000 - $72,000; Psychologist: $65,000 - $75,000 Compensation Band:OS-OA07-Fiscal Year 2017-2018 FTE:1.0
Job Announcement Revised
Application Review Begins July 15, 2018; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration, applicants must submit: • Cover letter, which expresses your interest in this position • Current résumé which includes date of employment • Name, email and phone number of at least three professional references, one of which must be current supervisor (or most recent supervisor if not currently employed). Candidate will be notified prior to references being contacted.
Department Summary The University Counseling Center (UCC) is a department in the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management providing individual and group therapy, consultation, education and prevention outreach, and referral services to university students. Most psychological services are covered by the mandatory health fee. The Counseling Center also provides consultation to, and educational programs for, faculty and staff.
Position Summary The Senior Staff Therapist/Psychologist: Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Coordinator coordinates and provides AOD assessment, intervention, and recovery programs and services to university students – including overseeing the Collegiate Recovery Center and provides generalist mental health services to university students. This position also consults and collaborates with campus colleagues regarding campus AOD programs. This position provides clinical services such as initial assessment, individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, and case disposition; serves as a supervisor for AOD psychologist residents and supervises and trains other graduate trainees and employees; completes clinical and other administrative tasks; develops, implements, and evaluates educational and prevention outreach programs; provides consultation to faculty, staff, students, parents and families, and other mental health/health care providers; and participates in department and university meetings and committees.
Expertise with alcohol and other drug assessment, intervention, and recovery programs and services and experience with developmental issues and other mental health issues relevant to college students is required. The position also involves significant program development, administrative responsibilities (including use of web-based technology) collaboration with campus colleagues, oversight over revenue generating programs, and responsibility for developing and implementing outcomes assessment of programs and services.
Minimum Requirements Minimum Qualifications for master’s degree therapist: • Master’s degree in counseling, couples and family therapy, or social work. All degree requirements must be complete prior to start date. Applicants with master’s degrees must be currently licensed and able to obtain Oregon licensure within six months of hire. • 18 months of experience with clinical issues, ranging from developmental issues to more serious psychopathology and including providing short-term therapy. • 9 months providing psychological services in a college or university setting. • 18 months experience providing alcohol and other drug assessments and interventions. • Familiarity with harm reduction model and motivational interviewing. • Ability to articulate the role of alcohol and other drug intervention and prevention on a university campus. • 18 months experience providing AOD or mental health programs and services in a college or university counseling center.
Minimum qualifications for doctoral degree psychologist: • Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program. All degree requirements must be complete prior to start date. • Completion of an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral internship prior to start date. • 18 months of experience with clinical issues, ranging from developmental issues to more serious psychopathology and including short-term therapy. • 9 months providing psychological services in a college or university setting. • 18 months experience providing alcohol and other drug assessments and interventions. • Familiarity with harm reduction model and motivational interviewing. • Ability to articulate the role of alcohol and other drug intervention and prevention on a university campus. • 18 months experience providing AOD or mental health programs and services in a college or university counseling center. • Must be licensable in Oregon and licensed within two years of hire. • Applicants must have an approved residency contract with the Oregon Board of Psychology prior to start date.
Professional Competencies • Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to multicultural organizational development. • Strong written and oral communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications • Ability to articulate an understanding of the role of a counseling center on a university campus. • Nine months of experience in a university counseling center collaborating with campus partners. • Experience providing supervision to graduate level counseling/psychology trainees. • Familiarity with BASICS alcohol and other drug programs. • CADC certification. • Familiarity with ASAM criteria.
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