Psychologist, Sr - Associate Director

New Mexico State University,

Counseling and Student Development
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Last Posted:

Mon, Jun 10th, '24


July 7, 2024

Start Date:

Anticipated August 1, 2024

Last Updated:

Mon, Jun 10th, '24

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  • Full Time

The Sr. Psychologist serves as the Associate Director for NMSU Counseling & Psychological Services and is responsible for providing oversight for clinical services and related staff management and administrative duties. The Associate Director supervises clinical staff; assists with departmental strategic planning and assessment of services; provides primary with coordination of electronic health record systems and third-party telehealth services and serves as an administrator and liaison to key campus stakeholders in the absence of the Director. The Associate Director also provides psychological treatment and crisis intervention to New Mexico State University students, consultation, and outreach services to the New Mexico State University community, and clinical supervision to practicum/intern trainees.


New Mexico State University invites you to apply to be a part of a diverse, dynamic and welcoming learning and working environment in Las Cruces, NM. NMSU seeks employees who are creative and flexible in developing and evaluating new ideas and ways to evolve NMSU into the future. Located in the borderlands and adjacent to the mighty Rio Grande, NMSU is a proud Hispanic-serving institution in the minority-majority state of New Mexico. Southern New Mexico features an average of 294 days of sunshine annually, making NMSU ideal for job-seekers who enjoy hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and bird-watching. NMSU is committed to sustainability through improving and maintaining the quality of human life while preserving the integrity, stability, and beauty of ecological systems for the future. We are looking for student-centered employees with a passion for success. NMSU invites you to take the first step to your successful and rewarding career by applying today.

NMSU is New Mexico’s land-grant and space-grant institution, a comprehensive research institution dedicated to teaching, research, public service and outreach. In addition, the NMSU system includes a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, Cooperative Extension Service offices located in each of New Mexico’s 33 counties, and 12 agriculture research and science centers. New Mexico State University is the institution of choice for more than 15,000 students from 49 states and 89 foreign countries.

NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Required Education: Doctorate degree in related field of Counseling or Clinical Psychology; Required Experience: Three (3) years of experience as a licensed psychologist directly related to the standard duties.


KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of a full range of crisis intervention techniques, psychotherapeutic principles and practices, APA ethical standards and code conduct, as well as models of supervision. Knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to patients' rights. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of community mental health resources. Knowledge of basic case management skills. Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures. Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards.; SKILLS: Strong interviewing and psychological/developmental evaluation skills.; ABILITIES: Ability to apply mental health counseling methods and techniques. Ability to evaluate the progress of therapeutic programs and to make individual modifications. Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses. General knowledge of psychological test administration, scoring, and interpretation. Ability to effectively communicate interview and test results, diagnoses, and treatment planning in a manner easily understood by the client. Experience in the development of programming that addresses the treatment needs of diverse individuals and groups. Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops. Ability to problem-solve effectively in nuanced situations. Experience and interest in providing group counseling.


$75,000-$90,000 - Commensurate with qualifications.