University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee,

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Norris Health Center, University Counseling Service
Last Posted:

Wed, Sep 30th, '20


Continuous recruitment with initial screening to begin on Oct 29, 2020. Applications received after Oct 28, 2020 may not receive consideration.

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Wed, Sep 30th, '20

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  • Full Time

Job Summary: 

The Psychiatrist is part of the Norris Health Center’s University Counseling Service (UCS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. It is part of a team of committed professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting student health and wellbeing as a core institutional value through a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach. This psychiatrist position resides within the University Counseling Services department, and reports to the Director. The individual in this position is responsible for providing psychiatric services to UWM students and participating in community engagement activities.
As a member of the UCS Psychiatry Team, the psychiatrist conducts initial consultations and psychopharmacology evaluations, and provides clinical services including medication management. The psychiatrist also participates in designing and delivering outreach programs to students, serves as a consultant to Norris Health Center staff, and collaborates on behalf of client care with other university and off-campus constituencies. The professional in this role participates regularly in Norris Health Center, psychiatry team, and UCS staff meetings and training, and collaborates closely with a multidisciplinary staff in maintaining a consistently high standard of care.


As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. Designated an R1 research institution, UWM educates more than 26,000 students and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin.

Founded over 60 years ago in the belief that Milwaukee would need a great public university to become a great city, UWM has a dual research and access mission aimed at serving the diverse needs of Wisconsin’s largest metropolitan area by furthering opportunities at all levels for students who may be financially or educationally disadvantaged. More than one-third of its students are the first in their families to attend college, and 30 percent are students of color. In all, the university educates more than 27,000 students on its three campuses. It is the largest educator of veterans in Wisconsin, with more than 1,000 enrolled each year under the federal G.I. bill. The Princeton Review named UWM a 2018 Best Midwestern university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews. The UWM is committed to the full inclusion of LGBT+ campus constituents. In 2018, Campus Pride Index named UWM as one of the Best of the Best Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly postsecondary institutions in the United States. UWM was the first university in the nation to implement an inclusive housing policy.

Join the UWM family and the Milwaukee community and grow professionally and personally in your career and life. We make learning accessible at every age, stage of life and location. At UWM, we all share the motivation to learn and to excel. We value unique perspectives and possess the talent and desire to nurture ideas that make global impact. The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


1. MD-Psychiatry or DO-Psychiatry
2. Possess state medical license to practice medicine in the State of Wisconsin or eligible to obtain this license by date of hire
3. Currently board-certified with American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)


1. A minimum of 4 years post residency experience in psychiatry
2. Evidence of excellent diagnostic and medication management skills
3. Evidence of experience working with a young adult, underserved, diverse population within a fast paced, constantly changing environment
4. Evidence of outpatient psychiatry practice experience
5. Demonstrated written communication skills
6. Evidence of work experience in a college mental health setting
7. Demonstrated ability to work with a short-term treatment context and to make referrals of patients to other providers, as needed
8. Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with treatment team colleagues and other professionals who are working with shared patients
9. Evidence of flexibility and the ability to modify approach to foster effective clinical and professional relationships
10. Demonstrated ability to work effectively, multitask duties and responsibilities, provide outstanding customer service and contribute positively to a patient care team
11. Evidence of multiculturally competent work experience with BIPOCLGBTQIA, and/or veteran patients
12. Evidence of experience with high acuity, psychosis, bipolar illness, and eating disorders
13. Evidence of experience working routinely with an electronic health record, documenting patient care information, and telehealth


The position is salaried which is negotiable and based on qualification and experience.


Completed application materials must include a letter of application addressing educational and professional level work experience and knowledge as it relates to all required and preferred qualifications as listed above.  A professional resume and document listing the names and contact information for three professional references.

In instances, where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, he/she will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of excellent written communication skills.

Candidates selected as finalists for this position will be required to submit official college transcripts.