Staff Clinical Psychologist-Diversity and Inclusion Focus Premium

University of Chicago,

Student Counseling/Student Wellness
Last Posted:

Wed, Jun 9th, '21


Position will remain open until filled.

Start Date:

Will be determined based on candidate availability.

Last Updated:

Wed, Jun 9th, '21

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  • Full Time

The University of Chicago announces a full-time, benefits-eligible, Staff Clinical Psychologist or Staff Licensed Clinical Social Worker: Diversity and Inclusion Focus to join the Student Wellness Center (SWC). SWC has a robust mental health service with a long tradition of excellence.  The University of Chicago is a destination for bright and engaged students, faculty, and staff, from all over the world, all of whom contribute to the university’s vibrant and unique culture.

The UChicago Student Wellness mental health staff are committed to serving our campus community based on values of multi-cultural, affirming, and welcoming practices. In early 2020, UChicago Student Wellness hired its first associate director for diversity, inclusion, and outreach who is developing comprehensive strategies to enhance and support the mental health and wellbeing of underrepresented students on campus. Staff and leadership are dedicated to fostering an environment that supports inclusion, learning and care for one another.  The successful candidate will be a licensed clinical psychologist or licensed clinical social worker with established clinical, outreach, and training experience serving diverse populations, with a professional focus on the needs of students of color.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for supporting the mental health needs of underrepresented students, to continuously deepen their cultural awareness, and the ability to work collaboratively in helping to create a more diverse and inclusive campus environment.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Meeta Kumar, PhD, Director of Student Counseling,

Please click the application url link for further details about the position.


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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Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

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

·         Licensed or license-eligible as a clinical psychologist in Illinois.


·         Advanced training or experience with students in a university counseling center preferred.   


Salary will be commensurate with experience.


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