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Psychologist - Group Coordinator, Counseling Services, 28671

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Hiring Department

Division of Student Affairs, Counseling Services

Job Description


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 services.
• 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 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 diversity.
• 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 assigned.
• 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.

Minimum Qualifications

A doctorate degree in Psychology and licensure (or eligibility to be licensed) as a Psychologist within the State of Missouri.

Preferred Qualifications

• 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 required.
• Experience working with diverse populations including college age students.
• Experience working in a University/College Setting.
• Clinical supervisory experience of Masters and/or Doctoral level trainees/interns.

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

Application Deadline

Open until filled, review of applications to begin immediately.

Application Instructions

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 attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

Note, you must provide a description of job duties for each Work Experience entry on your application. Please carefully review the application instructions section of our Careers page prior to submitting your materials.

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 816-235-1621.

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.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
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

Roos Advocate for Community Change

The Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Annual Report

Multicultural Student Affairs

Vaccination Statement

A completed COVID-19 vaccination series is required unless exempted for medical or religious reason.

Benefit Eligibility


We offer full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more.

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