Senior Staff Psychologist, Veteran's focus Diversity

Montana State University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
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Last Posted:

Tue, Nov 22nd, '22


Screening of applications will begin on December 12, 2022.

Start Date:

August 1, 2023

Last Updated:

Tue, Nov 22nd, '22

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  • Full Time

Student Health Partners Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) and the MSU Office of Veteran Services is seeking to fill an open psychologist position. The position is full-time for 10 months (August – May) and 20 hours/week in June and July. There may be flexibility to reduce the FTE for the summer months. We are seeking a generalist to provide multiculturally attuned services to students within an integrated counseling center with a particular interest in working with veteran and military-affiliated students. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provision of clinical services at CPS as well as at the Office of Veteran Services to veteran and military-affiliated students.
  • Outreach and prevention work with veteran students
  • Collaboration with staff from the MSU Office of Veteran Services
  • Provision of multi-culturally sensitive psychotherapy, crisis intervention (including after-hours on-call), outreach and consultation to the campus community as well as parent and family members, provision of supervision (after appropriately licensed) to doctoral interns in our APA accredited doctoral internship in psychology as well as pre- and post-master’s practicum students.


Montana State University is as remarkable as its setting. Founded in 1893 as the land-grant institution of the state, it is a welcoming, adventurous community of students, faculty, and staff distinguished by its commitment to address the world's greatest challenges. As the largest university in the state of Montana with more than 16,000 students who represent 56 counties in Montana, 50 U.S. states, and 73 foreign countries, MSU energizes individuals to discover and pursue their aspirations. It inspires people to engage with the University to improve the human prospect through excellence in education, research, creativity, and civic responsibility. 

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples. Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran’s status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; .

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile. 

  1. Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program and completion of APA accredited internship. ABD considered with a clear plan for completion outlined by the applicant’s Chair.
  2. Licensed as a psychologist in the State of Montana, or eligible to take the Montana psychologist licensure exam no later than December 2025.
  3. Demonstrated clinical experience working with adults including crisis assessment and intervention.
  4. Demonstrated sensitivity to and support for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to and experience working clinically with veteran and military-affiliated adults and/or their dependents.
  1. Licensed as a mental health professional in Montana.
  2. Post-doctoral clinical experience.
  3. Experience working in a university counseling center and/or demonstrated potential for the variety of tasks required.
  4. Experience providing outreach and consultation services to a university population.
  5. Clinical experience working with crisis intervention and risk assessment.
  6. Area of specialized interest in working with veteran and military-affiliated students.
  7. Experience working on an integrated, multidisciplinary team.

$70,818 annually (10 months 1.0 FTE, 2 months .5 FTE) plus benefits


Please include: Cover letter, CV, and a list of three references including at least one who is familiar with the applicant’s clinical skills.