Clinical Instructor

Job ID 22620
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

We are searching for individuals to fill twelve month Clinical Instructor positions with the Family Access Center for Excellence (FACE) of Boone County, Missouri. FACE is a newly funded, direct community service center jointly supported by the Boone County, MO Department of Social Services and the University of Missouri's Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology, the Missouri Prevention Center, the Department of Psychological Sciences, and the School of Social Work. FACE is an innovative approach to coordinating and improving the mental and physical health, well-being, and safety of children and families in Boone County, MO in a manner that is transparent and promotes client/family direct involvement and choice in the development and implementation of treatment plans.
(1) Implement evidence based assessment and brief interventions
(2) Coordinate referrals and linkages to other agencies.
(3) Provide intensive case management services to oversee the follow through and implementation of service plans (i.e., execution of referrals, reducing barriers to service acquisition of psychiatry services, etc.)
(4) Support prevention activities and training in the community.
(5) Support clinical practicum placement, training, and supervision of graduate students.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
•Masters level, Specialist, or Doctoral degree in School Psychology, Social Work, Clinical Psychology or related field
•Experience working in community settings, implementing evidence-based assessment and interventions, and coordinating clinical services for youth

Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors:
•Ability to implement evidence-based assessment and intervention, and coordinate clinical services
•Ability to communicate across multiple disciplines
•Communication, organizational, and management skills
•Ability to provide clinical supervision to graduate students
•Ability to provide service to the program, department, college, and the profession
•Certification or Licensure in specialization area

Other Information

About ESCP: ESCP offers doctoral degrees About ESCP: ESCP offers doctoral degrees in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, and Counseling Psychology. Master's and Specialist degrees are offered in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, School Counseling, and Career Counseling. More information on the department can be found at: .

About the College of Education: The College of Education (COE) is ranked among the top doctoral granting colleges of education in the country. Today, the College of Education has a student population of approximately 1,000 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students with 75 tenured/tenure-track and 33 full-time non-tenure track faculty members. The COE recently completed a new strategic plan and is financially well positioned to invest in opportunities for innovative ideas in support of the plan. Annual expenditures for externally funded projects are approximately $16 million with funded projects in research, instruction and public service. Our research portfolio has increased significantly in recent years, and is poised for continued significant strategic growth. The College is a leader on the campus and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.

About the School of Social Work: The MU School of Social Work (SSW) offers accredited Bachelors, Masters and PhD programs. In 2002, the Journal of Social Service Research ranked the school among the top 25 in the nation, based on faculty research accomplishments. SSW also holds the distinction of being one of only seven schools of social work that is a public, original land-grant, AAU, Doctoral/Research-Extensive institution. The full range of academic programs - BSW, MSW, and PhD - are offered on campus with off-campus programs also available for obtaining the MSW degree. The SSW is administratively housed within the College of Human Environmental Sciences (HES).

About the Department of Psychological Sciences: MU Psychological Sciences is ranked among the top PhD programs in the country with offerings in Clinical, Developmental, Social/Personality, Cognition/Neuroscience, and Quantitative Psychology. The program in clinical psychology is a member of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science, an alliance of leading, scientifically oriented, doctoral and internship training programs in clinical and health psychology in the United States and Canada. It has been continuously accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of APA since 1958 and is one of just 29 programs achieving accreditation by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS). The Department is administratively housed within the College of Arts and Sciences.

About MU and the Surrounding Community: MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System. In 1848, MU became the first public university in the nation to open a college specific to teacher preparation. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the Department, College, and MU. More information is available on the web at:
MU is located in Columbia, a metropolitan community of approximately 130,000 which has been rated by Money Magazine, Men's Journal and MSN.COM as one of the best places to live in the U.S. MU has a student body of over 34,000, and is designated as a Carnegie Research University with very high research activity. MU is one of only six universities in the U.S. that is both the flagship and land grant institution housing medicine, veterinary medicine, and law on the same campus. As an AAU member institution since 1908, MU is recognized as one of the top research and educational institutions in the nation.

This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Columbia has a very high quality public school system and provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts.


Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Application Materials

Apply using the on-line application. Upload (a) a letter of application describing in detail, qualifications for the position, and (b) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section.


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