Senior Staff Psychologist

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Senior Staff Psychologist

Job no: 527179
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Healthcare/Nursing

Department: University Counseling Services
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $68,000 - $75,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
March 22, 2021; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
For consideration, applicants must submit:
  • Cover letter and CV which includes date of employment
  • Name, email and phone number of at least three professional references, one of which must be current supervisor (or most recent supervisor if not currently employed). Candidate will be notified prior to references being contacted.

    Department Summary
    University Counseling Services (UCS) is a department integrated with University Health Services under the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management. UCS provides single-session intervention, individual and group therapy, consultation, education and prevention outreach, and referral services to university students. Most psychological services are covered by the mandatory health fee. University Counseling Services also provides consultation and educational programs for faculty and staff.

    Position Summary
    The Senior Staff Psychologist provides psychological intervention, prevention, and postvention programs and services to the university community, primarily to University of Oregon students. The Senior Staff Psychologist provides programs and services that target serious mental health issues, as well as those that are developmental and preventative in nature. Experience with developmental and serious mental health issues relevant to university students is required. This position provides clinical services such as drop-in/same-day appointments, singe-session intervention, initial clinical assessment, short-term individual therapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, and case disposition; completes clinical and other administrative tasks; develops, implements, and evaluates educational and prevention outreach programs; provides consultation to faculty, staff, students, parents and families, and other mental health/health care providers; and participates in department and university meetings and committees. This position may supervise and/or train doctoral interns, graduate employees/trainees, practicum interns and/or externs. This position reports to a member of the UCS leadership team. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program. All degree requirements must be complete prior to start date.
  • Completion of an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral internship prior to start date.
  • Eighteen months of experience
    - with range of clinical issues, ranging from developmental issues to more serious psychopathology.
    - providing brief therapy.
    - including at least nine months of providing psychological services to college or university students.
  • If not currently licensed, must be licensed in Oregon within two years of hire and must have an approved residency contract with the Oregon Board of Psychology within three months of start date.
  • If licensed in another state, must be licensed in Oregon within three months of hire.

    Professional Competencies
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to multicultural organizational development.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to articulate an understanding of the role of a counseling center on a university campus.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Nine months of experience in a university counseling center collaborating with campus partners.
  • Experience providing clinical services to transgender, non-binary, and gender expansive individuals.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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