Chief Psychologist / Assistant Director Counseling and Psychological Services

Southern Illinois University,

Student Health Services
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Last Posted:

Mon, Jun 20th, '22



Start Date:

August 2022

Last Updated:

Mon, Jun 20th, '22


Position Summary: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), integrated within Student Health Services (SHS), at SIU Carbondale, is seeking applications for our Chief Psychologist / Assistant Director Counseling and Psychological Services position. This is a 12-month, full-time appointment. Compensation includes a comprehensive benefits package, professional liability coverage, and salary commensurate with experience.


Duties and Responsibilities: CAPS is integrated within SHS, a state-of-the-art ambulatory health care facility. Interdisciplinary care is a central value of CAPS and we stand committed to providing affirming care to students of all backgrounds and identities. We emphasize a commitment to LGBQT Health as demonstrated by our recognized status as an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader. CAPS maintains a large, APA accredited internship and serves as a practicum training site for SIUC students from a variety of graduate programs. All staff are a part of our training team and provide supervision to interns and practicum students. Simply put, we are passionate about training.


CAPS provides comprehensive mental health services. Staff provides individual, group, couples, and crisis counseling. Specialized treatment services are also available via our Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eating Disorder Outpatient Program (EDOP), Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD), and Interdisciplinary Health Care (IHC) services. Staff provide outreach through our community intervention program. Social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion remain central to all of CAPS work and are core values of the organization. We seek colleagues who strive to work collaboratively with peers (within CAPS and across campus), those who have strong interpersonal skills, and who enjoy building positive working relationships. The current position has extensive clinical and supervisory duties over all clinical services within the agency.


Earned doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from APA or CPA accredited program (ABD acceptable). Successful completion of APA or CPA accredited doctoral internship in professional psychology by start date of employment. Eligibility for registration as a licensed psychologist in State of Illinois within 12 months of start date of employment. 


Licensed as a psychologist in State of Illinois or licensed psychologist in another state and is eligible to become licensed in Illinois within six months of employment. Three (3) years licensed clinical experience and three (3) years supervisory experience is preferred. University or community health experience also preferred. 


Commensurate with experience.