Senior Staff Psychologist (2 positions)

Montana State University,

UHP Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Dec 2nd, '20


Screening will begin January 4, 2021; applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Start Date:

August 1, 2021

Last Updated:

Wed, Dec 2nd, '20

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  • Full Time

University Health Partners Counseling and Psychological Services is seeking to fill two psychologist positions. The positions are full-time for 10 months, and .5 FTE (20 hours/week) for June and July. There may be flexibility to decrease the FTE for the summer months. We are seeking a generalist to provide multiculturally attuned services to students, faculty, and staff of the university. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provision of multi-culturally sensitive psychotherapy, crisis intervention (including on-call), outreach and consultation to the campus community, and provision of supervision to doctoral interns in our APA accredited doctoral internship in psychology as well as pre- and post-master’s practicum students.
  • Specific interest and/or experience in one of the following areas: provision of clinical and outreach services to American Indian/Alaska Native students, provision of clinical and outreach services to underrepresented groups on campus, research and program evaluation within a university counseling center, substance abuse treatment, ADHD treatment, and/or group counseling.

Montana State University is as remarkable as its setting. Founded in 1893 as the land-grant institution of the state, it is a welcoming, adventurous community of students, faculty, and staff distinguished by its commitment to address the world's greatest challenges. As the largest university in the state of Montana with more than 16,000 students who represent 56 counties in Montana, 50 U.S. states, and 73 foreign countries, MSU energizes individuals to discover and pursue their aspirations. It inspires people to engage with the University to improve the human prospect through excellence in education, research, creativity, and civic responsibility. 

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples. Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran’s status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; .

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile. 

  1. Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program and completion of APA accredited internship. ABD considered with a clear plan for completion outlined by the applicant’s Chair.
  2. Licensed as a psychologist in the State of Montana, or eligible to take the Montana psychologist licensure exam no later than December 2022.
  3. Demonstrated clinical experience working with adults including crisis assessment and intervention.
  4. Demonstrated sensitivity to and support for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  1. Post-doctoral clinical experience.
  2. Experience providing clinical supervision.
  3. Experience working in a university counseling center and/or demonstrated potential for the variety of tasks required.
  4. Experience providing and outreach and consultation services.
  5. Area of specialized interest in one of the following areas in a university counseling center: working with American Indian/Alaska Native students or other underrepresented student groups, coordination of research duties within the counseling center, substance abuse treatment, ADHD treatment, and/or group counseling.
  6. Experience working on an integrated, multidisciplinary team.

Starting at $61,200 commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Two letters of reference (at least one of which must speak to the applicant's clinical skills)