University of Idaho,

Counseling & Mental Health Center
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Last Posted:

Tue, Aug 22nd, '23


Position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Thu, Sep 7th, '23

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  • Full Time

The University of Idaho Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC) is searching for a psychologist to join our clinical staff, expand and strengthen the range of mental health services and contribute to advancing the agency’s goal of promoting diversity and inclusion into all facets of our work. We are searching for well-qualified candidates who show support and commitment to our institutional and departmental mission, values and goals. The position is a full-time, 12-month clinical faculty appointment at the rank of assistant professor.

The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team and spend the majority of their time providing direct clinical services to students within the CMHC’s established clinical model and scope of services. In addition, they will design and implement educational outreach programs, provide consultation about psychological issues to the campus community, serve in at least one liaison role to a campus partner and provide clinical supervision and training for doctoral interns in the APA-accredited internship program. The psychologist will also be expected to engage in scholarship activities which may include professional presentations, program development and/or research and publications. Licensure as a psychologist in Idaho within two years of the start date is a requirement of this position.

The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation as a generalist as well as an emerging or clearly-defined area of professional specialization. The specific focus of the specialization is open, but the strongest consideration will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated history of professional specialization and/or clinical work in one or more of the following areas:

  • Strong clinical skills, interest, and experience providing psychotherapy to a diverse student population, including but not limited to the BIPOC, international students, students living with disabilities, first-generation college students, LGBTQIA2S+ students, clients from multiple races, ethnicities, cultures and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Assessment and treatment of complex trauma within the CMHC’s clinical model and scope of practice.
  • Assessment and treatment of acute and chronic suicidality and self-harm within the CMHC’s established clinical model and scope of practice.

The Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC) is the primary provider of psychological services for the University of Idaho student population. The CMHC offers individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, psychiatric services, psychological testing, alcohol and other drug programming, outreach, campus liaisons and consultative services. The CMHC utilizes a developmental model, focusing on personal development, coping skills, treatment, and wellness within a brief therapy framework. The CMHC also has an APA accredited doctoral internship in professional psychology. The University of Idaho and the CMHC are committed to promoting social justice and we are actively seeking a colleague who shares in this commitment.

  • Completed doctorate in counseling/clinical psychology from an APA accredited program
  • Eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in the State of Idaho
  • Experience in providing clinical services to an adult population
  • Experience in providing culturally competent services to a diverse client population
  • Experience consistently meeting workplace expectations
  • Experience providing risk assessment, crisis interventions and brief counseling
  • Experience providing counseling or other psychological services in a language other than English
  • Experience working with gender issues, including men’s issues and masculinity
  • Experience with the assessment and treatment of substance use disorders
  • Experience working in a college or university counseling center
  • Experience in working with a multidisciplinary team in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • Licensure as a psychologist in current state of residence
  • Record of scholarly activity (e.g., professional presentations, research, publications)
  • Current or anticipated licensure as a psychologist in Idaho by August, 2023

$75,000 annually 

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