Psychologist - Counseling Center

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Psychologist - Counseling Center

(Extended through 03/06/2023)

The University of Illinois Counseling Center is hiring multiple psychologists. Successful candidates will have solid experience and expertise in serving college student populations. There are openings for psychologists who are generalists with a strong demonstrated interest and experience in one or more of the following desired clinical and outreach areas: International Students; Cognitive and Psychiatric Disabilities; Middle-Eastern and North African (MENA) Diaspora; Native American and Indigenous Peoples; LGBTQIA+; Crisis and Triage Management; Suicidality Risk Assessment; and Body Image and Eating Disturbances. Licensed and seasoned psychologists, individuals with diverse backgrounds, and candidates with experience and ideas that embrace and value diversity and inclusivity are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Center is an accredited training site through the American Psychological Association with over 50 staff, which includes clinicians, doctoral interns, academic professional staff, and administrative staff as well as graduate assistants, undergraduate paraprofessionals, and practicum counselors.

The University of Illinois is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana in central Illinois. The University of Illinois campus is situated between the three major metropolitan areas of Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis and is considered one of the top comprehensive research public universities in the nation. Our staff works on campus with an academically talented and ethnically diverse student population, including international students totaling 22.5 percent of the total student population, 17.8 percent for Asian American students, 10.8 percent for Latinx/e students, 5.2 percent for African-American students, and 2.9 percent for multiracial students, with a total enrollment of over 56,000 students. The University of Illinois is a land-grant university with 54.4 percent of the students coming from the Illinois.

University of Illinois Counseling Center employees enjoy a high quality of life with excellent compensation; competitive health, dental, retirement, and vision benefits; and education assistance programs.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

Primary Job Functions
The primary functions of psychologist positions are to serve as a generalist for clinical service provision, provide outreach and clinical services, and provide training and supervision to doctoral interns, unlicensed staff, and other trainees. Additionally, the successful candidate for any position will be a well-rounded professional, who works comfortably both individually and as a team member in providing effective outreach and prevention programs. Our Center’s mission places a high value on serving a diverse population of students in a culturally competent manner as we provide a variety of services to assist students with psychological, educational, social, and developmental concerns.

Job Summary
Serve as a generalist for clinical service provision, provide outreach and clinical services, and provide training and supervision to doctoral interns, unlicensed staff, and other trainees.

Job duties and responsibilities for this Psychologist (clinical counselor) position may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Provide time-limited counseling services for individuals and couples
  • Provide outreach and clinical services that address the needs of the general student population as well as the needs of traditionally underserved populations
  • Train/supervise doctoral interns, practicum counselors and undergraduate paraprofessional service providers; supervision of APA accredited health psychology interns; clinical supervision of unlicensed staff
  • Manage clinical crises and triage services
  • Provide training and leadership in psychological assessment; participating in other outreach, training, and consultation team activities
  • Provide group counseling services through a general therapy group or a group that addresses a specific clinical issue or the needs of a particular population of students
  • Participate in psychological emergency and trauma response
  • Participate in various Student Affairs activities and committees
  • Contribute to research and assessment area

  • Minimum Qualifications
    Education • Doctorate in clinical psychology, clinical/community psychology, counseling psychology, or related field is required. • Degree completed by start date is required. Licensure • Licensed in Illinois or license eligible background as a clinical psychologist required for candidates with doctoral degree. • No other licensure will be considered. Experience • Demonstrated experience functioning at a high level as a generalist in a diverse setting is required for all positions. • In-depth supervised training in psychological assessment, training & supervision is required.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Demonstrated interest, expertise, and experience in clinical or outreach work in an area of special emphasis and/or training/supervision is preferred.
    • Previous experience in a college counseling center preferred.

    Knowledge Requirements
    • Fluency in a second language, especially Mandarin or Spanish, is a preferred qualification for at least one position.

    Appointment Information
    This is a 100% full-time Academic Professional position, appointed on a 12-month basis. Salary starting at $80,000 and will be commensurate based on education and experience. 

    Application Procedures & Deadline Information

    To apply, please create your candidate profile through http://jobs.illinois.edu  and upload your cover letter, vita, and contact information for three references. For further information about this specific position, please contact Mary Barker, mdietz@illinois.edu. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

    For full consideration, please apply by March 6, 2023, 6:00PM CST; applications will continue to be accepted after that date until a list of finalists has been developed. Interviews and inquiries may take place prior to the closing date. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit three current letters of recommendation to: Mary Barker, HR Associate – mdietz@illinois.edu

    Additionally, this position is a security sensitive position.

    The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

    Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing accessibility@illinois.edu.

    Requisition ID: 1014494
    Job Category: Education & Student Services
    Apply at: https://jobs.illinois.edu