Interim Staff Therapist/Psychologist

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Interim Staff Therapist/Psychologist

Job no: 528210
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Healthcare/Nursing, Psychology

Department: University Health Services
Appointment Type and Duration: Interim (OA), Limited
Salary: Masters level $62,000-$65,000; Doctorate level $68,000-$70,000
Compensation Band: OS-OA07-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
Immediately; apply by September 30 to ensure consideration

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

    Position Summary
    The Interim Staff Therapist/Psychologist will assess, diagnose, provide counseling/therapy and crisis intervention to, and make case disposition decisions about student clients. This position may provide other services including consultation to faculty/staff and parents/families, educational and prevention programming, and supervision and training of graduate trainees or employees based on department needs.

    The Interim Staff Therapist/Psychologist reports to the Director, Associate Director, or an Assistant Director; collaborates with department clinical staff, trainees, and administrative staff.

    This position may be renewed for a second year based on funding, space, clinical considerations, and performance. However, a second year reappointment is not guaranteed.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Ph.D. or clinical or counseling psychology. All degree requirements must be complete prior to start date.
  • Experience with range of clinical issues, ranging from developmental issues to more serious psychopathology.
  • Experience providing short term therapy.
  • PhD applicants must be licensed or license eligible by the Oregon Board of Psychology; if unlicensed, candidate must be eligible for a Board approved residency contract.

  • Master's degree in counseling, couples and family therapy, or social work. Applicants with master's degrees must be currently licensed and able to obtain Oregon licensure prior to start date.
  • Experience with range of clinical issues, ranging from developmental issues to more serious psychopathology.
  • Experience providing short term therapy.

    Special Qualifications:
  • Position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and routine screening of Medicaid and Medicare Exclusion Lists. Employee loses eligibility for employment if on the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE) and/or System of Award Management (SAM)
  • Must be in compliance with UHS policies regarding tuberculosis screening, measles and mumps (MMR), seasonal flu, hepatitis B, and other immunization requirements

    Professional Competencies
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to multicultural organizational development.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctorate earned from APA-accredited programs and/or doctoral internships completed at APA-accredited internship programs.
  • Previous experience providing psychological services in a college setting.

    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.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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