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Psychologist - 18377 - EXTENDED DEADLINE

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 3, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Health Services, Other Student Affairs
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Full Time
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The Department of Counseling Services through the University Health & Counseling Services at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is seeking a Psychologist (Psychologist, (HS037).

Academic staff positions are provided fixed term appointments with annual renewals unless otherwise noted. Reappointment for subsequent terms is dependent upon performance, university funding and external forces.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, University Health & Counseling Services - Counseling Center is seeking a qualified individual to apply for a psychologist position. This position is .85 – 1.0 FTE appointment with full benefits with possible reduced hours during the summer. The psychologist hired will join a commitment and energetic team who strive every day to provide a safe, supportive, and helpful atmosphere to address the psychological, personal, and academic well-being of our students.

This position is responsible for providing a full range of educational, training and consultation services to faculty, staff, and students. This generalist position addresses the developmental, transitional, mental health, and prevention needs of all students.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in psychology at the time of hire (ABD will not be considered)
  • Eligible to obtain Wisconsin psychologist licensure or reciprocity within 12 months of hire
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion practices within an organization, team, and/or campus environment
Desired Characteristics:
  • Passed EPPP exam
  • Possess a state license to practice psychology and eligible to supervise doctoral interns
  • Experience providing supervision of mental health treatment to trainees or unlicensed staff
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Experience designing and providing education training, and outreach activities
  • Experience conducting crisis intervention with high-risk clients
  • Experience providing psychological assessments and supervising doctoral interns’ provision of assessments.
  • Experience working within a brief treatment model
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a part of multidisciplinary treatment team
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds

65% A. Provision of direct clinical services which include individual and group counseling, crisis management, adjunctive services and consultation

  1. Perform patient psycho-diagnostic, psychological assessments and evaluations.
  2. Identify patient psychological disorders and emotional patterns to understand and predict behavior.
  3. Provide individual, couples, and group counseling/therapy for students and triage appointments.
  4. Assess safety risks and develop safety plan for at-risk individuals.
  5. Provide coverage of crisis intervention, a minimum of one day per week for student in acute emotional distress.
  6. Develop, implement, and monitor individual and group psychological treatment programs with clinical staff and physicians.
  7. Complete clinical treatment reports in accordance with department and agency guidelines.
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of working with diverse populations.
  9. Explore referral options in the community; maintain updated list of referral providers.
  10. Provide consultation and referrals services to students, faculty, and staff regarding mental health issues.
  11. Adhere to ethical practices guided by the professional code of ethics.

20% B. Clinical Supervision

  1. Provide individual clinical supervision to counseling trainees within an APA-accredited Doctoral Internship program. Trainee receive a minimum of two hours of supervision per week.
  2. Provide didactic seminars for doctoral trainees.

10% C. Outreach and Training

  1. Provide a minimum of one UHCS outreach initiative each academic semester.
  2. Serve as liaison to related campus departments (i.e., Health Services, psychiatry, nutrition, athletics/athletic training, student services).
  3. May provide expertise, training, and guidance to the community, peers, and/or students.
  4. Maintain the appropriate license/certification for psychologists. During each biennium, psychologist must complete 40 credit hours of continuing education.
  5. Participate on university committees and internal program planning, development and evaluation.

5% D. Staff Meetings and Other Duties as Assigned

  1. Assume other responsibilities as assigned.


Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.

The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.

UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System ( ).

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see . If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.


Well-qualified candidates can expect a salary commensurate with the candidate’s education, related experience, and qualifications.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure.


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.


This position is open and applications are accepted until it has been filled . The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or .

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Karen Bruegeman
Medical Program Assistant

Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
  • Unoffical transcripts
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