Psychological Counselor/ Psychologist - (STA011558)

Provides mental health and/or learning support services to the campus community, including one or more of the following services: individual, couples and group counseling and therapy; crisis intervention; consultation and outreach services; psychological assessments; learning strategies counseling; academic support groups; tutor training; and tutoring.

  1. Provides individual, couples and group counseling to students, staff and faculty.
  2. Participates in the development and delivery of learning support, awareness, outreach and consultation services to the campus community.
  3. Provides intake and on-call services to clients with personal, vocational and academic concerns and maintains appropriate case documentation, supervision and evaluation records.
  4. Performs psychological/psycho-educational assessments and refers individuals to other resources as needed.
  5. Develops and conducts learning strategies, awareness and outreach seminars, workshops, and programs.
  6. May collaborate with other campus departments to create and implement programs for the campus community.
  7. Assists in the supervision and training of interns, tutors, practicum students, student workers and/or graduate students in counseling.
  8. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.





A full-time, benefits-eligible position commencing August 01, 2023.

Minimum qualifications:
A doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology. Must have completed an APA-Accredited doctoral psychology internship or a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or Social Work. Licensure is required at time of interview. We welcome applicants who do not have prior counseling center experience provided candidates clearly articulate how their experience in other settings can be translated to a counseling center/higher education setting. The successful candidate will have strong attention and motivation to multicultural competence, demonstrated by awareness of their areas for multicultural growth, an openness to working with a wide range of diverse clients, and the pursuit of continued education.

Desired Qualifications:
Candidates who are three plus years post-licensure and have experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: working with BIPOC clients, single session therapy (SST), men’s issues, sexual and gender diversity, ability differences, crisis intervention, and outreach programming.

General responsibilities :
Provide multi-culturally competent individual, couples, and group services within a short-term therapy framework; facilitate workshops on coping skills for anxiety and depression; adhere to stepped care principles in assessing a student’s fit for services; perform crisis intervention and assessment, engage in consultation and outreach; engage with trainees via co-therapy and training seminars or direct supervision of doctoral interns and practicum students; and perform additional duties as assigned by the Director.

About CAPS:
The University of Houston’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a vital department within the Health and Well-Being (HWB) portfolio. We work closely with our HWB partners, which include the Student Health Center; Campus Recreation; UH Wellness; Justin Dart, Jr. Student Accessibility Center; and Cougars in Recovery. Together, we are committed to fostering a culture of care that promotes the success of our students, faculty, and staff. We are proud to be a designated Jed Campus, and aspire to be a Health Promotion University.

CAPS is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services and also offers an APA accredited internship in Health Service Psychology. We have a multidisciplinary team consisting of licensed psychologists, doctoral and masters level mental health professionals, and advanced graduate trainees in counseling, clinical, and school psychology. Within our Stepped Care model, our services include triage, essential skills workshops, single session therapy, group counseling, short-term couples and individual counseling. We also offer a large number of resources and outreach to include “Let’s Talk”, QPR, and on demand trainings on a variety of mental health topics.

CAPS is committed to the promotion and affirmation of diversity through a safe and welcoming environment. Our declared mission in providing mental health services emphasizes that people representing the rich diversity of our campus who use our services receive respectful treatment. As one of the most diverse campuses in the country, we have a particular responsibility and opportunity to promote and live up to these convictions.

About the University of Houston
The University of Houston is a Division I university with over 47,000 undergraduate and post graduate students enrolled. It is only one of three Tier One public research institutions in the nation designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U. S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Education. It is also designated as an Asian-American Serving Institution (U. S. Department of Education, 2012). UH has strong athletic programs and is joining the Big 12 Athletic Conference next year.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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Note: We will notify you in advance of making contact with any of your references. References may be contacted prior to an invitation for a campus visit.

Qualifications :

Masters and 1 year experience

Requires application of advanced principles, techniques and theory in a professional discipline or a thorough general business management knowledge. Knowledge of this level is typically obtained through a directly job-related Master's degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience. Requires technical certification or licensing directly related to the job, as specified on a job description addendum.

Additional Job Posting Information:
- Department is willing to do education in lieu of experience.

Notes to Applicant: Applicants please see additional job information.

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