The Department of University Health and Counseling Services seeks a Counselor / Psychologist (Experienced Counselor).
This is a .85 FTE position in the Counseling department of University Health & Counseling Services. This position is responsible for providing a full range of clinical services for students as well as training and consultation services to faculty, staff, and students. This generalist position addresses the developmental, transitional, mental health, and prevention needs of all students. It reports administratively to the Executive Director of UHCS. UHCS is an affirmative action organization.
- Master’s level clinician (MSW, MFT, MS, MA)
- A doctoral level clinician (PhD/PsyD/EdD in Counseling/Clinical Psychology) is preferred
- Current independent WI license or equivalent within one year of hire preferred. This includes LP, LPC, LCSW, LMFT
- Prefer demonstrated experience providing psychological services to students in a university counseling center
Knowledge, Skills & Abililties:
- Applicants must possess well-developed interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse university community
- Provide individual, couples, and group counseling/therapy for students
- Proficient understanding, interest, and experience in working with and treating individuals from multicultural and diverse backgrounds
- Provide on-call emergency coverage during regular business hours for students in acute emotional distress
- Provide individual clinical supervision to trainees
- Participate in a minimum of one UHCS outreach initiative each academic semester
- Provide consultation services to faculty & staff regarding student mental health needs and current mental health issues
- Participate in weekly case conference and counseling staff meeting
- Ethical practice is to be guided by the code of ethics of the individual’s respective professional organization
- Participate as member of a multi-disciplinary team
- Participate on university committees and internal program planning, development and evaluation
- Assume other responsibilities as assigned
- Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills
- Ability to interact respectfully interacting with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
- Maintain the appropriate license/certification. During each biennium, counselors, marriage and family therapists, and social workers must complete 30 credit hours of continuing education, and psychologists must complete 40 credit hours
- Administrative supervision is received from the Executive Director of UHCS
- Clinical consultation is collegial and shared
- Clinical supervision is exercised with counseling trainees
This description attempts to indicate the kinds and levels of responsibilities given this title and shall not be construed as defining all specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. It is not intended to limit or modify the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of their employees. Statements of employee duties are not intended to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of responsibility.
UW-Whitewater (www.uww.edu) is the largest regional comprehensive university within the UW System and enjoys a reputation as a high-quality residential campus located near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin. UW-Whitewater is situated on 400 acres of land and has an annual budget of more than $219 million. UW-Whitewater is located in the community of Whitewater, which has 14,622 residents and is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago. The university enrolls more than 12,000 students in more than 50 majors housed within four academic colleges. UW-Whitewater also offers 16 master’s degrees and a Doctorate in Business Administration. The university’s strategic plan can be found at: www.uww.edu/strategic-plan. It has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the state. UW-Whitewater is a Division III NCAA university and member of WIAC (http://wiacsports.com). The campus has over 200 student organizations and is a vital economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin.
UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System (https://www.wisconsin.edu).
Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).
UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.
All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.
For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/asfr. If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.
To learn more about UW-Whitewater's competitive benefits packages go to our: ALEX webpage, which is our interactive benefits decision support tool.
UW-Whitewater embraces AAC&U’s LEAP principles (www.uww.edu/leap) and emphasizes student, staff and faculty participation in High-Impact Practices (www.aacu.org/resources/high-impact-practices). The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (www.uww.edu/orsp) provides support for faculty scholarly and creative activities as well as other opportunities to apply for reassigned time and/or other resources to support research activities. UW-Whitewater faculty and staff also have access to technology transfer and research resources provided by WiSys (www.wisys.org).
CONDITIONS OF APPOINTMENT:
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:
Applications received by April 19, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.
If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at 262-472-1024 or email@example.com.
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Only complete application packages will be considered. A complete application includes online submission of the following documents:
- Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
- Three Professional/Supervisory References