Psychologist

Utah State University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Mon, Mar 22nd, '21

Deadline:

Open until filled

Start Date:

Negotiable

Last Updated:

Mon, Mar 22nd, '21

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

Overview

Utah State University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS; https://aggiewellness.usu.edu/logan/mentalwellness) is seeking a staff psychologist to join our energetic, professional, experienced, and good-natured team who will provide embedded services to the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services (CEHS). This a fulltime, benefited, 12-month position with an approximate 50/50 split time between CAPS and the embedded site. This position will be based on the USU-Logan campus with an office for this position located within CEHS. CEHS is home to eight departments and is a national leader in terms of quality teaching, outreach and research (https://cehs.usu.edu/). Responsibilities will include providing mental health services and outreach to graduate and undergraduate students, consultations with USU faculty and staff, and professional training to doctoral and undergraduate students when possible. Psychologists at USU-CAPS are also expected to be keenly sensitive to issues of diversity and social locations such as: gender, culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, social-economic status, etc. CAPS is accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services (IACS). Our staff is composed of professionals for psychology, social work, and marital & family therapy. We have a doctoral internship that is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association and practicum in counseling psychology.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is part of USU's Division of Student Affairs. The center offers a range of services, including individual and group therapy, assessment, crisis appointments, case management, and outreach presentations. We strive to create an inclusive environment and engage in culturally sensitive practice for clients, staff, and trainees. While work is busy, we make time to enjoy positive and supportive relationships with each other, and we welcome a new member to join our fun and hard-working group.

Responsibilities

  • Clinical services 65% - Provide individual face-to-face and teletherapy psychotherapy, psychoeducational assessment, consultation, intake, and crisis interventions. Prepare for sessions and maintain accurate and up-to-date records of clinical services, provide group therapy, and/or biofeedback.
  • Outreach services 15% - Prepare for and provide outreach presentations and workshops. Serve on departmental, division, and university committees. Build a strong collaborative relationship with assigned liaisons in CEHS and attend consultations with USU-faculty, staff, and students.
  • Training services 5% - When possible, provide individual and group clinical supervision and training of doctoral-level trainees and undergraduate paraprofessionals. Review supervisees' clinical paperwork and session recordings. Evaluate supervisees and provide meaningful feedback, letters of recommendation, and training seminars.
  • Other professional responsibilities 15% - Practice all responsibilities in accordance with ethical and professional standards and state laws. Understand and comply with CAPS and university policies and procedures. Effectively participate in administrative and professional activities (e.g., CAPS staff and division meetings/trainings, case conferences, peer consultations, professional development, etc.). Foster excellent working relationships with co-workers, increase knowledge and develop new skills or abilities that contribute to effective service provision, contribute to the evaluation and improvement of CAPS, and all other duties as assigned.
ABOUT UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY

College/Department Highlights

Center Culture and Values: USU CAPS respects the dignity, diversity, and individuality of all. This drives our effort to develop an inclusive multicultural community in which differences are respected and valued. As a staff, we value clear, respectful, and compassionate communication. Warm collegial relationships exist on a strong foundation of respect and openness. We appreciate individual differences and opportunities to learn from each other. Life-long learning, self-reflection, and openness to feedback are some of the shared values. Changes are embraced
and everyone's input matters. With an open-door policy, we often consult with each other or just talk for fun between sessions. We work hard; at the same time, work-life balance is very important to all of us.

About Utah State University: Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah's land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan and Statewide campuses. Utah State's statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here. A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good. USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university's academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. USU is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its programs and activities based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law (https://equity.usu.edu/non-discrimination).
The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding USU's nondiscrimination policies: Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266; Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, hilary.renshaw@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.
For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov.
Learn more at: https://equity.usu.edu/.
USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

Along with the online application, please attach: 1. CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in Your Profile under "Resume/CV"
2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application 3. Three letters of recommendation 4. Statement of your commitment to diversity **Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education  Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Doctoral degree in clinical, counseling, or combined psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program, completion of an APA-accredited internship, and an ability to be licensed in the state of Utah within 2 years. ABD will be considered if defense date is set and confirmed by the applicant's program.
  • Experience in a university counseling setting and/or experience in areas strongly related to mental health needs in a college population (e.g., eating disorders, anxiety disorder, depressive disorders, personality disorders).
  • Generalist base of knowledge and experience in psychotherapy (including teletherapy), (i.e., theories, processes, and elements of therapeutic change) and familiarity with developmental and other non-medical models of treatment and supervision.
  • Experience with psychoeducational assessment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, community, organizational, problem solving, decision-making skills, and a commitment to lifelong learning and personal growth.
  • Ability to work and coordinate with CAPS clinicians and to work effectively as an independent and self-motivated, professional staff member.
  • Willingness and capacity to effectively use such telehealth media as Zoom, Cisco Webex, and Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC).
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Skills, knowledge, and experience specifically focused on the needs of students of color, students from indigenous communities, LGBTQIA students, international students, students from diverse religious affiliations, students with disabilities, undocumented students, and/or first generation college students on a university campus.
  • Experience providing supervision.
  • Experience in providing psychoeducational workshops relevant to the campus community.
  • Experience and interest in conducting group therapy.
  • Experience with teaching and program development.
  • Experience with biofeedback.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in language other than English.
  • Skills with technology (Word, Titanium, webpage development, etc.)
 
COMPENSATION
  • Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits
APPLICATION MATERIALS

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application

3. Statement of Diversity and Inclusion to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application

4. Three Letters of Recommendation - Please have your (three) references submit (upload) letters of reference on your behalf here: https://bit.ly/2OSz3lp

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**