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Psychologist/Training Director - 18586

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 21, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Counseling, Other Student Affairs
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Full Time
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The Department of Counseling Services through the University Health & Counseling Services at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a Psychologist/Training Director (Psychologist, (HS037).

Academic staff positions are provided fixed term appointments with annual renewals unless otherwise noted. Reappointment for subsequent terms is dependent upon performance, university funding and external forces.


The person in this position is responsible for providing a full range of psychological, educational, training and consultation services to faculty, staff, and students. This clinician will oversee the training program within Counseling Services. The training director must work collaboratively with UHCS staff and the broader campus community and to assist as needed with general clinic functions. This position is .85 – 1.0 FTE appointment with full benefits with possible reduced hours during the summer. The psychologist hired will join a commitment and energetic team who strive every day to provide a safe, supportive, and helpful atmosphere to address the psychological, personal, and academic well-being of our students.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • A doctoral level clinician with three years of experience.
  • Current license as a Psychologist is required. Wisconsin licensure as an independent practitioner is required within one year of hire
Preferred Characteristics:
  • Experience with clinical supervision
  • Experience in higher education
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Provide individual, group and couples counseling/therapy for students
  • Develop and convene one treatment and/or support group during the fall or spring semesters. (e.g., interpersonal process therapy group, Healing Group, skills group)
  • Coordinate the annual search, recruitment, interview and orientation process for doctoral and masters level counseling interns
  • Provide individual clinical supervision to the doctoral interns as needed. Interns receive a minimum of two hours of individual supervision per week
  • Provide leadership for the weekly intern group supervision meeting. Doctoral interns receive two hours per week of group supervision; masters interns receive one hour per week of group supervision
  • Maintain the internship training manuals, website and trainee records
  • Oversee, schedule and coordinate the 2 hour per week didactic training seminars in collaboration with other staff
  • Maintain APA Accreditation, including completing annual reports and self-study reaccreditation process
  • Maintain APPIC membership and participation in the National Matching Services process, when appropriate
  • Provide consultation services to faculty & staff regarding student mental health needs and current mental health issues
  • Participate in weekly case conference
  • Maintain the appropriate license/certification for psychologists. During each biennium, psychologists must complete 40 hours of continuing education
  • Provide on-call emergency coverage during regular business hours for students in acute emotional distress
  • Participate in a minimum of one UHCS outreach initiative each academic semester
  • Participate in committee appointments, program planning and development, evaluation and improvement of service delivery
  • Ethical practice is to be guided by the code of ethics of the clinician’s respective professional organization
  • Assume other responsibilities as assigned by Counseling Director of UHCS

Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.

The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.

UW-Whitewater 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 nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. 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 13-campus University of Wisconsin System ( ).

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).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, 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 . If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.


Well-qualified candidates can expect a salary commensurate with the candidate’s education, related experience, and qualifications.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure.


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. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.


Applications received by August 5, 2022 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. 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 unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or .

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Karen Brueggeman
Medical Program Assistant


Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
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