Staff Psychologist Diversity Premium

University of Chicago,

Student Counseling/Student Wellness
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Last Posted:

Fri, Dec 30th, '22


Position will remain open until filled

Start Date:

Start date to be determined in consultation with selected candidate

Last Updated:

Mon, Jan 30th, '23

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  • Full Time

Job Summary

The successful candidate will be a licensed clinical psychologist with established clinical, outreach, and training experience. This individual will also provide psychological programs and services to UChicago students.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for supporting the mental health needs of university students, a dedication to continuously deepening their own cultural awareness, and commitment to work on helping to create a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

This is a full-time, 12-month salaried position.


·         Conducts clinical diagnostic evaluation and assessment of students, including urgent-care/crisis evaluations.

·         Provides goal-focused, evidence-based, time-limited individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. 

·         Provides emergency and crisis intervention services, including scheduled daytime on-call coverage; maintains timely and complete electronic documentation.

·         Exercises discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive situations.

·         Reviews, analyzes, interprets, and/or adheres to federal and state laws, rules, regulations, Code of Ethics, policies, and procedures as related to clinical psychology.

·         Provides consultation, training, and outreach to members of the University of Chicago student community both during and after hours.

·         Participates in clinical and administrative staff meetings as appropriate. 

·         Provides clinical supervision of trainees as needed and as appropriate.

·         Interprets client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories.

·         Analyzes effectiveness of counseling or treatments and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, modifying plans or diagnoses as necessary.

·         Performs other related work as needed.


The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world. We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

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·          Doctoral degree in psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) from an APA-approved graduate program.  


·         License-eligible in the State of Illinois (clinical psychologist)



·         Advanced training or experience with college-age or young adult populations.

·         Experience working collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student groups.

·         Experience working in a university counseling setting.

·         Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with other offices on campus to develop and provide a network of supportive student services.

·         Demonstrated multicultural skills/experience and commitment to diversity and inclusion issues.

·         Facilitating presentations on mental health topics for a diverse student population.

·         Experience providing training to doctoral-level psychology trainees. 


Commensurate with experience


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