Division of Student Affairs, Counseling Services
The University of Missouri Kansas City Counseling Services is
looking to qualified candidates for a Psychologist. This position
will be responsible for the generalist duties described below as
well as serve in the role of Group Coordinator.
Essential Job Functions:
• Identify and schedule the types of groups needed to support the
mental health needs of our student population and service delivery
model of our center.
• Provide process and psycho-educational group therapy
• Conduct educational workshops (Mind Over Mood).
• Train staff and trainees on effective group counseling practices
including advertising, screening of potential members, referral
process, evaluation, etc.
• Provides individual therapy, crisis intervention, clinical
supervision, outreach, and consultation services to the university
• 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
• Service provision includes face-to-face and tele-psychological
psychotherapeutic services to our community.
• 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 organizations.
• Other duties as assigned.
• This position requires some evening and weekend hours.
A doctorate degree in Psychology and licensure (or eligibility to
be licensed) as a Psychologist within the State of Missouri.
• 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
• Experience working with diverse populations including college age
• Experience working in a University/College Setting.
• Clinical supervisory experience of Masters and/or Doctoral level
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time, benefit eligible
$53,600 - $57,800 commensurate with experience and education
This position requires some evening and weekend hours
Open until filled, review of applications to begin
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and
applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated
ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis
of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status
protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not
be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of
religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military
organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of
Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more
information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If
you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or
functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative
Action at (816) 235-1323.
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UMKC Statement on Diversity
Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to the UMKC mission as
an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse
city, including African, African American, Asian, German, Irish,
Italian, Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, communities. Such
ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the
Westside, Northeast Kansas City and the Eastside, fosters
creativity, connection and innovation, which is showcased across
the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment
Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural
Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie
Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many
ways our diverse city enriches us. Slavic and Native American
For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC’s strategic plan prioritizes
our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and
inclusion. The university’s values call upon its faculty, staff,
students and community to position themselves as global citizens
who seek out, embrace and celebrate the many benefits of diversity.
UMKC received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED)
Award in 2019 in recognition of our continued commitment to equity
and inclusion. Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching,
service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our
commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly
understand the beauty of calling Kansas City your home.
. Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC’s engagement in
diversity, equity and inclusion
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paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our
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