Staff Psychologist/Counselor

University of North Carolina Wilmington,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Fri, Jan 29th, '21


March 5, 2021

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Fri, Jan 29th, '21

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  • Full Time

The Staff Psychologist/Counselor provides appropriate counseling or referrals services for students, with a focus on student health and well-being.
Duties include: 
• Engages in appropriate professional practice as outlined by legal and ethical standards
• Participates in the development and delivery of proactive, psycho-education programming initiatives as needed
• Participates in the after-hours and on-call rotation
• Provides general and clinical supervision services as needed
• Develops and maintains strong relationships with campus colleagues in order to provide services which meet the assessed needs of campus
• Provides consultation and training services for the campus community regarding social and emotional needs for students 
• Provides administrative duties as requested or assigned


The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service.  Our commitment to student engagement, creative inquiry, critical thinking, thoughtful expression, and responsible citizenship is expressed in our baccalaureate and masters’ programs, as well as doctoral programs in areas of expertise that serve state needs.  Our culture reflects our values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation.

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.





Student-Centered Focus

Community Engagement


Strategic Priorities

  • Attract and retain high-quality, diverse students, faculty and staff; ensure an inclusive campus culture and a global mindset; and increase retention and graduation rates.
  • Enhance learning experiences and educational programs; and advance research and scholarly activities.
  • Enable and nurture a sense of a student-centered community by enhancing academic advising and student support programs for career placement and graduate school.
  • Organize for success, engage with our community and the world, and communicate our efforts broadly and effectively.
  • Fund strategic initiatives by building on strong relationships with all stakeholders.

These priorities will be pursued in an environment that promotes the free exchange of thoughts and opinions, where human dignity is affirmed and respect for each individual is paramount.


For a counselor, a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, clinical or counseling psychology or another clinically related field with at least 1 year of post-Master’s experience is required. For a psychologist, an earned doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology is required. Experience providing clinical counseling services to a college aged population as well as working with the issues and concerns exhibited in a college aged population is required. Experience in providing crisis intervention services is required. Experience in developing and providing psycho-educational programming for a college-aged population is required as are strong interpersonal, oral and writing skills. Current licensure/certification or eligibility for appropriate licensure/certification in the State of North Carolina is required. Once licensed, NC licensure must be maintained to remain eligible for employment.


An earned doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology is strongly preferred. At least 3 years of experience providing counseling services within a college counseling center setting is strongly preferred. Experience with administration, clinical supervision, progressive outreach programming and campus consultation services is strongly preferred. Professional association involvement is strongly preferred. Additional expertise in at least one other area including but not limited to multicultural concerns, groups, outreach, developmental issues, mood management, mind-body principles, crisis management, substance abuse, clinical training, supervision, technology or data/records management is highly desired.




To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position. Also, please provide a cover letter that describes which specific skill set you are interested in and your work experience that will support being successful in this role. 3 or more professional references are required.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.