to the Counseling Center Director, the staff psychologist has a variety
of duties including direct clinical services to students, consultation
to faculty and staff, clinical supervision of doctoral level trainees,
and outreach to students and campus partners. The successful candidate
will have strong general therapy skills and demonstrated effectiveness
using a short term treatment model. The psychologist is expected to be
skilled in working with a range of clinical issues and complex
diagnoses. The person in this position will be actively involved in
clinical supervision and training within our APA accredited internship
program as well as our doctoral level practicum trainees and graduate
assistants pursuing a Ph.D. from the UT Counseling Psychology
department. This position also includes engagement within the university
community through outreach, consultation, and development of liaison
relationships with campus partners. We seek candidates whose clinical
service, supervision, and community intervention is infused with
multicultural humility and obvious interest and commitment to all
dimensions of diversity.
direct clinical services including brief assessment, individual,
couples, and group psychotherapy, and crisis intervention.
• Supervision and training of doctoral interns, graduate assistants, advanced practicum clinicians and practicum clinicians.
Participating in community intervention efforts including suicide
prevention training, stress management workshops, postvention support,
service on university committees, service as stand-by counselor for
selected events, development of liaison relationships, and assisting
with various university events.
• Consultation with faculty and staff regarding mental health related matters.
• Other duties as assigned consistent with the mission of the Student Counseling Center.
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
The University: The
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state’s flagship research
institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a
premier graduate institution. Enrolling nearly 29,000 students, the
campus is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and
beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, it is committed to
excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. In all its
activities, the university aims to advance the frontiers of human
knowledge and enrich and elevate society. The university values
intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and
The Division: The Division of Student Life is
comprised of over 400 staff persons who serve our students through 16
departments and functions. Division Staff are actively engaged in the
lives of students, living and learning with them in our residence halls,
student union, and other campus environments. The Division seeks
candidates willing to engage, challenge, and support our students
through intentional programs and services. In addition, we seek
colleagues that are committed to teamwork and have a palpable passion
for working with and serving all students.
The Department: The
Student Counseling Center is a full-service collegiate counseling
center staffed by 11 licensed psychologists and 4 Master’s level
therapists. The center also supports a robust APA accredited training
program training 5 full-time interns and 8-12 doctoral psychology
trainees. The Center shares a state of the art facility with the Student
Health Center and the Center for Health Education and Wellness allowing
for a wide range of collaboration in programming and student care.