Licensed Psychologist or Psychotherapist

University of Nevada, Reno,

Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Jul 15th, '20



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Wed, Jul 15th, '20

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  • Full Time

The University of Nevada, Reno Counseling Services department is recruiting for a full-time, 12-month psychologist position. Under the general supervision of the Director of Counseling Services, the psychologist is an administrative faculty member in the department of Counseling Services and provides a full range of psychological counseling, crisis intervention and outreach to University students. The individual in this position also provides clinical supervision and evaluation to graduate students and post-doctoral residents in training, along with administrative and other duties as assigned by the Director. This position has a “generalist” treatment focus and multicultural emphasis, as well as prevention and awareness outreach and consultation for the University community. The majority of this work is accomplished via one-to-one interpersonal relationships with students, but may also be extended to faculty and other professional members of the community. All services provided are based on professional ethics, established standards for providers of mental health services and state and federal law.


The University of Nevada, Reno, is a public research university that is committed to the promise of a future powered by knowledge. Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University serves nearly 22,000 students. The University is a comprehensive, doctoral university, classified as an R1 institution with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. More than $800 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities has been invested on campus since 2009. It is home to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Wolf Pack Athletics, maintains a statewide outreach mission and presence through programs such as the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Small Business Development Center, Nevada Seismological Laboratory, and is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Through a commitment to world-improving research, student success and outreach benefiting the communities and businesses of Nevada, the University has impact across the state and around the world. Located where the Sierra Nevada meets the high desert of the Great Basin, the University’s verdant, 290-acre campus is a 45-minute drive from scenic Lake Tahoe. Today, the University delivers on its land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, support, engagement and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students’ cognitive growth and academic achievement — all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education, according to both Forbes and Money magazines (2018). The University is ranked in the top tier of National Universities by U.S. News & World Report and in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.


Doctorate degree from a regionally accredited institution in clinical or counseling psychology to include a doctoral internship in counseling and psychotherapy activities and three (3) years of related work experience. Must be license eligible at the time of submitting application.

Related Experience: Include one (1) year in a university counseling setting and graduate coursework or other training in clinical/counseling supervision.

Certification and Licensure

Licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Nevada with requirement of obtaining the license within one (1) year of starting date in the position. If the candidate does not hold a Nevada psychologist License at time of appointment, the candidate will be shown as a “Psychotherapist”, Grade D until they are licensed in the State of Nevada. Licensing must take place within one (1) year of the date of appointment. Failure to earn a Nevada Psychologist License within one (1) year will result in termination of the appointment.


Complete the PLUS application with the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners within one (1) month of the acceptance date for this position.

Psychopathology and psychotherapy, case management, crisis intervention, group therapy, and program implementation and evaluation.

Professional ethics and standards for providers as stated by applicable professional organizations, as well as state and federal law.

Training and experience conducting telemental health services.

Knowledge of APA multicultural guidelines that govern psychological practice.

Skilled in providing clinical supervision for psychologists and psychology trainees.

Good empathic, interpersonal communication skills, particularly for diverse community members within and outside of the University.

Excellent oral and written and communication skills.


Compensation Grade



1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.