The staff at Creighton’s Counseling Services welcomes applications for
a 12 month, full-time psychology postdoctoral fellow position. The successful
candidate must be a generalist with significant interest and experience working
with a college-age population. This position will serve a general case load
providing individual, couples, and group counseling services to a diverse
student body presenting with personal, educational, career, and mental health
concerns. The postdoctoral resident receives advanced clinical training and
supervision in both short-term and long-term treatment approaches. In addition,
this position will provide learning disability and ADHD evaluations. The
position will also provide crisis assessment and intervention, supervision,
consultation, and outreach programming, sharing these responsibilities with
other staff. Other responsibilities include maintaining electronic
documentation of services, participating in committee work and sharing in
weekly staff trainings. The person must be able to work autonomously yet
collaboratively. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.
Multicultural competence is highly valued. Working at Counseling
Services requires the ability to conceptualize a broad range of clinical issues
from a multicultural and social justice perspective. Diversity is recognized
and honored among all Counseling Services staff.
The supervision required for postdoctoral hours
towards licensure as a psychologist will be provided. This position is not an
APA accredited fellowship. However, licensing guidelines per the state of NE
are met. EPPP study materials will be made available. University benefits
include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, vacation days,
sick leave and a fitness center membership.
ABOUT CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY
Counseling Services is accredited by the International Association of
Counseling Services (IACS). The staff
consists of five psychologists, three master’s level clinicians, a
psychiatrist, two pre-doctoral psychology interns, and three practicum students.
The pre-doctoral interns are part of the Nebraska Internship Consortium in
Professional Psychology, which is APA-accredited.
Counseling Services is a highly utilized, fast-paced mental health
service with primary responsibility for meeting the mental health needs of
The staff at Counseling Services have a supportive, collegial
relationship with one another. Consultation, collaboration, transparency, and
diversity of ideas are highly valued, with shared responsibility for center
operations being the norm. The staff respect a diversity of theoretical
Creighton University is a traditional, residential four-year campus
with strong graduate and professional programs, including schools of Law,
Medicine, Dentistry, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, and Physical Therapy. It
is a Catholic, Jesuit University of almost 9,000 students. Our Jesuit vision
commits us to form women and men of competence, conscience and compassion who
have learned from reflecting upon their experiences of being for and with
others. Creighton is committed to welcoming all expressions of diversity in
keeping with the Ignatian tradition of fostering an inclusive, compassionate,
and respectful environment for our students, staff, and faculty.
Creighton University ranks in the tope third of U.S. News and World
Report’s 2021 Rankings for “Best Colleges.” Creighton has a strong commitment
to social justice and service, also receiving recognition for service learning,
reflecting commitment to volunteering, student- service learning and civic
engagement, as well as meaningful community outcomes.
Creighton University is located in Omaha, Nebraska (pop. 838, 855 metro
area) on a 130-acre campus adjacent to the downtown business district. Omaha
has been rated as one of the nation’s Top Ten best big cities to live in by
Money Magazine. Omaha boasts a low cost of living, short commutes, and all the
cultural and entertainment amenities of a city twice its size. It has a vibrant
downtown located on the riverfront, museums that host national traveling
exhibits, one of the country’s most popular zoos, live local and national
theater, an internationally-renowned artist colony, and international
entertainers and music groups. The four-season climate allows for numerous
opportunities for recreation, including cycling, canoeing, golfing,
cross-country skiing, and leagues for virtually every sport and for every age. Omaha
has become a destination of choice for many immigrants and secondary migrant
refugees due to its low cost of living, relatively low unemployment, strong job
market, and good schools.