Division of Student Affairs - Counseling Services
The UMKC Counseling Services is currently hiring for multiple
Psychologists specializing in a range of areas to join their team
supporting the University student population. Areas of
specialization include group coordination, assessment services,
trauma services, and general clinical services.
In addition to any specialized area of practice all Staff
Psychologist will also provide a full range of generalist clinical
services including individual, couple and group therapy, crisis
intervention, outreach, consultation, assessment, supervision, and
training. Candidates may also have an interest in Men’s Issues,
Complex Mental Health Issues, Autism Spectrum, program assessment
and evaluation, technology, or providing services to diverse
student populations that include Latin/Hispanic, African American,
International, LGBTQIA, and/or Students with Disabilities.
Candidates should highlight in their cover letter demonstrated
expertise or interest in their areas of interest. The positions
require daytime, as well as some evening and weekend hours.
Essential Job Functions:
- Provides individual therapy, group counseling, crisis
intervention, clinical supervision, outreach, and consultation
services to the university community.
- Provides clinical services to diverse client populations and
whose clinical work, supervision, and community intervention is
infused with ethical and multicultural competency and who
demonstrates clear interest and commitment to all dimensions of
- Evidence of strong generalist clinical skills.
- Demonstrated effectiveness in assessment and intervention with
a range of clinical issues and complex diagnostic concerns.
- Demonstrated knowledge of developmental issues of college
students and commitment to student success.
- Outstanding interpersonal skills demonstrated in speaking,
listening, and writing.
- Ability to work collaboratively and creatively in developing
outreach education programming.
- Consults with faculty and staff regarding student problems,
training, program and organizational issues.
- Represents Counseling Services on University committees and
participates in the Division of Student Affairs programs as
- Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively
with colleagues, campus departments, and student
- Other duties as assigned.
- A Doctorate degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology
(Pending graduates are welcome to apply).
- Active full licensure as a psychologist or obtain licensure in
the State of Missouri within 12 months of hire is required.
- Successful completion of an APA-accredited internship is
Full Time/Part Time
- Experience working with diverse populations including college
- Experience working in a University/College Setting.
- Clinical supervisory experience of Masters and/or Doctoral
Full time, benefit-eligible
$53,600 - $57,800 annual
Open until filled. Review of applications will begin
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter,
resume, and list of five references with contact information) into
one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume
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