Staff Psychologist (2 Positions)

Employer
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 23, 2022

Salary for Announcement

The salary range for this position is $67,000 – $75,000 . The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Posting Details

Posting Number

A02036

Position Title

Staff Psychologist (2 Positions)

Position Number

E00128

Pay Grade

18

Employee Category

Administrators

Department

Counseling Center Office

EClass Code

Full Time Professional Staff

Position Summary

The Staff Psychologist position is a licensed psychologist position responsible for providing mental health services to currently enrolled students. This position works collaboratively with other departments in the Divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs to enhance student retention and success.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver. Our student population consists of over 55% first generation students and over 45% students of color. Within the Division of Student Affairs, we strive to create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. Rather, it requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a foundation for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

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Duties/Responsibilities

Clinical Duties (60%) : Provides evidence-based and culturally competent services to students through 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. Maintains a high case load of 20-25 clients weekly. Conducts evaluations of high-risk cases and participates in campus crisis activities following disruptive events. Conducts substance abuse assessments and interventions. Initiates mental health holds in keeping with Colorado Mental Health Statutes. Consults with faculty, staff, and student groups on a variety of mental health related issues. Evening, weekend, and holiday crisis coverage are not required.

Clinical Supervision (10%) : Provides competency-based individual supervision to graduate student trainees in mental health that attracts advanced–level doctoral trainees from the local Denver community. Expresses familiarity with different theoretical supervision models and related areas of research. Is able to provide ethical guidance and support to supervisees for challenging situations and encourage professional growth and development. Is able to be organized in keeping up with supervisee caseload and is able to monitor high risk issues in keeping with the professional standards of care.

Coordinatorship and Outreach (30%) : Provides coordinatorship for specific programming areas such as Outreach, Professional Development, Groups and Workshops, Academic and Student Services Liaison, and Practicum Training. Initiates and maintains professional liaison relationships with faculty and staff to enhance outreach efforts to the traditionally under-served students on campus. Conducts outreach presentations on mental health and diversity topics to classes and a variety of minority groups including lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender and queer/ questioning persons; the differently abled veteran students; and ethnically diverse populations. Serves on internal and university-wide committees in keeping with areas of expertise and interest.

Required Qualifications
  • Doctorate in Counseling/Clinical Psychology, or closely related field;
  • Previous professional counseling experience
  • Licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist in Colorado, (if license-eligible; licensure must be completed within two years of hire;)
  • Previous experience with the supervision of mental health trainees
  • Previous clinical experience in assessing high-risk cases
  • Experience with brief and short-term models of psychotherapy;


Important Note: Successful applicants will ensure their resumes clearly demonstrate that their work experience describes how they meet all required qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with substance abuse prevention and intervention;
  • Experience and expertise in working with diverse populations;
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish;
  • Experience in conducting outreach presentations;
  • Professional experience in working with eating disorders and sexual assault
  • Previous experience in carrying a high case load of about 25 clients weekly on average
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong commitment to building a team environment;
  • Previous experience and strong interest in working in a university/college counseling center environment;
  • Previous experience in utilizing an electronic health records system
  • Strong interest in interacting with the on-campus academic community.
  • Experience and training with the provision of telebehavioral health
Work Hours

40 hour work week- 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday to Friday
Hours may vary during peak periods

Posting date

08/23/2022

Closing date

Closing Instructions

Open Until Filled

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, http://www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

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

Talent Team Representative

Carlos Alcala

Talent Team Representative E-mail

calcala1@msudenver.edu

Benefits

MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

MSU Denver is committed to creating and fostering a work environment and culture of belonging; we are proud of the work our employee affinity groups contribute to our culture. For more information on our employee affinity groups please visit this link .

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