Staff Psychologist - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

Staff Psychologist provides individual and group psychotherapy, and crisis intervention at a university counseling center.


Provides individual, group, initial evaluation, and crisis intervention to a diverse student body in the University’s Counseling Center; utilizing brief and short-term models of psychotherapy. Consults with faculty, staff, and student groups on a variety of mental health related issues. Provides supervision to graduate student trainees in mental health. Conducts outreach presentations on mental health and diversity topics to undergraduate classes and a variety of minority groups including gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgendered persons, the differently abled, and ethnically diverse populations. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population as well as conduct substance abuse assessments and interventions.

Required Qualifications

Doctorate in Counseling/Clinical Psychology, or closely related field;

Previous professional counseling experience in working with diverse populations;

Licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist in Colorado, (if license-eligible; licensure must be completed within one year of hire;)

One year previous experience post-doctoral as a mental health practitioner;

Previous experience with supervision of mental health trainees;

Experience with brief and short-term models of psychotherapy.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with substance abuse prevention and intervention;

Demonstrated experience with a variety of minority groups including gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgendered persons, the differently abled, and ethnically diverse populations including underrepresented students of color;
experience in conducting outreach presentations;

Strong oral and written communication skills;

Strong commitment to building a team environment;

Strong interest in working in a counseling center environment;

Strong interest in interacting with the on-campus academic community.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Please note that while the position closes on 08/12/2015, the review of applications will begin immediately.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • Counseling Center Office
  • Staff Psychologist
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Counseling
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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