Mental Health Clinician

University of Arkansas,

University of Arkansas- Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Tue, Aug 18th, '20

Deadline:

9/8/2020

Start Date:

start date is flexible

Last Updated:

Tue, Aug 18th, '20

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is seeking a mental health clinician for the Pat Walker Health Center’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).

The Mental Health Clinician’s clinical duties include providing individual, couple, and group counseling to the general student body, with an emphasis on work with multicultural and underrepresented populations; emergency mental health services; consultation with the university community; clinical supervision of graduate students; clinical disposition activities; staff meetings; clinical documentation; and coordination of specific area (ie., group, outreach, training, etc.).

The University is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment.   Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community.

The CAPS Doctoral Internship Program has been accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) since May 2020.

A complete position announcement, including any additional minimum and preferred qualifications and salary information, may be viewed at the University Human Resources' job portal.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

 

ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS

Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is the primary counseling center for the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas. The multicultural, multidisciplinary staff includes an office manager and three other administrative professionals, eleven full-time clinicians, two case managers, the assistant director/training director, the associate director for clinical services, the director, two psychiatrists, a nurse, two full-time Health Service Psychology interns, and typically 8-10 half-time graduate traineesThe CAPS Doctoral Internship Program has been accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) since May 2020.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.




 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in social work, counselor education, or related field; or Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, counselor education, or a related field; Degree must be from an accredited institution of higher education; Arkansas license or license eligible to practice independently within two years from date of hire; Demonstrated clinical experience working with multicultural and underrepresented populations; Demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and diversity.

 
COMPENSATION

$54,000-$61,000

 
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