One Psychologist and One Social Worker

University of North Carolina Charlotte,

Price Center for Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Thu, Mar 25th, '21

Deadline:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Start Date:

On or after 08/02/2021

Last Updated:

Tue, Mar 30th, '21

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

The Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking qualified applicants for one Psychologist and one Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Successful applicants for each position will serve as generalists and possess interest and expertise in working with historically marginalized and oppressed populations (see desired qualifications below). The proposed hire date is on or after August 2, 2021. Responsibilities include: brief crisis assessments; individual and group therapy; consultation with faculty, staff, students, parents, and others; outreach and educational programming to the campus community; and supervision of trainees. 

ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA CHARLOTTE

The Center for Counseling & Psychological Services is a vibrant workplace, providing individual, group, and outreach services to a highly diverse student body and significant consultation services to the community. UNC Charlotte Counseling & Psychological Services is IACS-accredited and is an APA-accredited doctoral internship site. The Center offers training to beginning and advanced practicum students in psychology, counseling, and social work, to students in our APA-accredited doctoral program, and to a postdoctoral resident.  CAPS occupies a free-standing facility that opened in September 2017 in close proximity to the Student Health Center and the Center for Wellness Promotion.  CAPS is committed to creating an atmosphere and culture for staff to enhance self-awareness and actively engage in racial equity development and social justice work for all oppressed or underrepresented identities. CAPS considers this work to be a shared responsibility among all staff and it is essential in our functioning and understanding of our colleagues and of the students we serve.

The Charlotte 49ers are UNC Charlotte’s NCAA Division I athletic program.  Members of Conference USA, the Charlotte 49ers sponsor teams in 18 NCAA sports.  For men, sports include baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, indoor track and field, and outdoor track and field.  For women, sports include basketball, cross-country, soccer, softball, tennis, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, golf, and volleyball.

 

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the Piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. With nearly 30,000 enrolled students, including over 5,000 master’s and doctoral candidates, UNC Charlotte is among the largest institutions in the UNC System. It leverages its location in the state’s largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity and exemplary undergraduate, graduate and professional programs coupled with a focused set of community engagement initiatives that enrich the region’s quality of life.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Selected candidates will have the following by the beginning of their appointment: an earned doctorate in psychology or a master’s degree in social work; completion of an APA-accredited doctoral internship in psychology or completion of all supervision hours to satisfy requirements for a full license as a social worker in North Carolina; eligibility for licensure as a psychologist or clinical social worker in North Carolina; strong clinical skills within a brief model; demonstrated interest and experience in collaboration in the workplace; and demonstrated interest in university counseling. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred qualifications include expertise and interest in providing culturally competent services to marginalized and oppressed populations, with experience and expertise in at least one of the following areas:

·         students who identify as: Latinx/Hispanic; Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander; and/or Arab, Middle Eastern, North African

·         students who identify as trans or with other gender expansive identities

·         men and masculinity

·         international students

·         students with autism spectrum disorder

In addition to the student populations listed, successful candidates will be able to articulate an understanding of intersectionality of diverse identities such as religion, sexual orientation, and other factors.

 
COMPENSATION

Salary and benefits are competitive. 

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Apply electronically by submitting a letter of interest, current resume, and full contact information for three references at https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/34172 (Psychologist position) and https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/34164   (Social Worker position). Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Questions can be directed to caps@uncc.edu. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.