Psychologist

Location
Kansas
Posted
Apr 10, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
General Description of Position:

Kansas State is seeking a Psychologist, to provide a variety of psychological services for the university population.

Information about the Department:

Kansas State University Counseling Services is a comprehensive counseling service located on the Manhattan campus. We have a staff of 21 people including marriage and family therapist, psychologists, outreach specialist, psychology interns, practicum students, support staff, and other professional staff. We are an APA accredited training site for pre-doctoral psychology interns and a practicum site for students in K-State's Marriage and Family Therapy program. The mission of the service is to support the educational goals of students through the process of decision-making, crisis intervention, and personal skill building. Education and prevention are a major part of the agency purpose. See our website at http://www.k-state.edu/counseling and our online community at http://www.universitylifecafe.k-state.edu.

Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university established the Office of Diversity, led by the associate vice provost for diversity and a dedicated staff.  Additionally, each college has a designated Diversity Point Person to provide insight and guidance.  

Kansas State University received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the past three years.  Multicultural students account for 15 percent of our student population, a university record and continuing trend.

Job Description:
  • Providing short term individual, couple, and group therapy
  • Conducting initial assessments, intakes, and crisis sessions
  • Providing referrals and bridging care to the community as needed
  • Supervision and training for doctoral interns
  • Consulting with students, faculty, and staff regarding mental health issues; participating in outreach activities to the campus community
  • Providing service to the campus community 
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology from a APA-accredited or equivalent educational program.
  • One or more years of work experience in clinical services after being awarded the doctoral degree.
  • Qualified for psychology licensure by the State of Kansas Behavioral Sciences Board. Licensure in Kansas to be obtained within a negotiated time frame.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two or more years of work experience as a licensed psychologist
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: providing clinical supervision; familiarity with APA-accredited traIning
  • Experience in psychological assessments
  • Training/experience with alcohol/substance abuse issues
  • Minimum of one year of work related experience at a college/university counseling center
  • Experience in brief/solution focused therapy techniques
  • Demonstrated competency in providing bilingual therapy
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit application, resume, letter of interest, and references. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment. Screening of Applications Begins: May 5, 2017 Salary Range / Pay Rate: $46,534- $74,445 Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.  Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.