Staff Psychologist

Metropolitan State University of Denver,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Mon, Sep 21st, '20

Deadline:

Open until filled.

Start Date:

Negotiable.

Last Updated:

Mon, Sep 21st, '20

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

The Staff Psychologist position is a licensed psychologist position responsible for providing mental health services to currently enrolled students. This position works collaboratively with other departments in the Divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs to enhance student retention and success.

Duties/Responsibilities


The Staff Psychologist position is a licensed psychologist position responsible for providing mental health services to currently enrolled students. This position works collaboratively with other departments in the Divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs to enhance student retention and success.

Provides individual, group, initial evaluation, and crisis intervention to a diverse student body in the University’s Counseling Center; utilizing brief and short-term models of psychotherapy.
Consults with faculty, staff, and student groups on a variety of mental health related issues. Provides supervision to graduate student trainees in mental health. Conducts outreach presentations on mental health and diversity topics to undergraduate classes and a variety of minority groups including gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender persons, the differently abled, ethnically diverse and cultural populations. Helps to coordinate one of the Center’s critical functions such as Diversity, Assessment, Substance Abuse, Marketing, or Virtual/Online Services.

ABOUT METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY OF DENVER

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.


We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Doctorate in Counseling/Clinical Psychology, or closely related field;

Previous professional counseling experience

Licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist in Colorado, (if license-eligible; licensure must be completed within two years of hire;)

Previous experience with the supervision of mental health trainees

Experience with brief and short-term models of psychotherapy.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience with substance abuse prevention and intervention;
Experience and expertise in working with diverse populations;
Bi-lingual in Spanish;
Experience in conducting outreach presentations;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Strong commitment to building a team environment;
Previous experience and strong interest in working in a university/college counseling center environment;
Previous experience in utilizing an electronic health records system
Strong interest in interacting with the on-campus academic community.
Experience with the provision of telebehavioral health.
 
COMPENSATION

The final salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

1 Cover/Application Letter  2. Resume 3. Names and Contact Information for three Professional References


IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.