Psychologist (2 positions)

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee,

Counseling Services of the Norris Health Center
Last Posted:

Thu, Oct 1st, '20


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

Start Date:

Anticipated start date November 30, 2020

Last Updated:

Thu, Oct 1st, '20

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  • Full Time

The University of Wisconsin-University Counseling Services (UCS) of the Norris Health Center seeks a Psychologist/Sr. Psychologist to primarily provide diagnostic evaluations and short-term individual and group therapy clinical services to student clients. Additional responsibilities include: supervise and provide other training of advanced practicum and/or post-doctoral psychology fellows; provide triage screenings and crisis intervention services for students; conduct training’s and other campus outreach services; consult with campus faculty and staff; maintain client records; participate in center quality improvement activities; and complete other duties as assigned. These services are provided within an integrated care model within the Norris Health Center.
The Psychologist/Sr. Psychologist would be working as a part of a dynamic team of mental health and medical care professionals (including psychologists, social workers, LPC’s, psychiatrists, post-doctoral fellows, medical staff and mental health trainees) providing services to a diverse, largely young adult population of graduate and undergraduate university students. Unit supported ongoing continuing education is expected.

"Of note, we are particularly looking for psychologist candidates who have experience and interest in supervision and developing our department as a multidisciplinary training site.  The candidate will help lead our agency in the development of a post-masters/post doc clinical fellowship and an APA accredited pre doctoral program in the future." 

The position features regular. predictable hours, no weekends, excellent benefits, and no insurance paperwork to be completed. This is a full-time, 9- or 12-month position. 

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. Possess a PhD or PsyD degree in psychology
2. Eligible to obtain WI psychologist license within 6 months of hire
3. Passed EPPP exam and be eligible to supervise


1. Currently possess a state license to practice psychology
2. Evidence of experience evaluating and treating clients with trauma or eating disorders
3. Evidence of experience providing supervision of mental health treatment to trainees or unlicensed staff
4. Evidence of experience working in a college counseling center
5. Evidence of experience designing and providing college counseling center education and training outreach activities
6. Evidence of experience doing crisis intervention with high-risk clients
7. Evidence of experience treating clients with a diversity of identities including race, ethnicity, orientation, gender, ability, and economic status through a social justice lens
8. Evidence of experience working within a brief treatment model
9. Evidence of experience using an electronic health record
10. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a part of a multidisciplinary treatment team
11. Demonstrated ability to be highly flexible and modify work and treatment approach to meet the changing needs of a student population
12. Demonstrated interest and experience in training in mental health.


These positions are salaried which are negotiable and will be based on qualifications 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 A 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.

This is a continuous recruitment with the initial screening of candidates to begin on October 29, 2020. Applications received after October 28, 2020 may not receive consideration.