Psychologist - Division of Student Affairs, 34769

UMKC Volker Campus
Feb 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Psychologist - Division of Student Affairs, 34769
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 35681
Hiring Department

UMKC Counseling Center (Division of Student Affairs)

Job Description

UMKC, one of four of the University of Missouri campuses, is a doctoral research-intensive public university offering traditional and interdisciplinary programs and serving approximately 16,500 students. The University is well positioned to address the demands of the times in a dynamic city that deserves and requires the benefits that accrue from a strong public university.

The University of Missouri-Kansas City has a broad and inclusive educational mission with specific emphasis in three areas: visual and performing arts, health and life sciences, and urban affairs. UMKC's unique profile includes the College of Arts and Sciences, University College, and Schools of Education, Nursing & Health Studies, Henry W. Bloch School of Management, Medicine, Law, Computing and Engineering, Biological Sciences, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and the Conservatory of Music and Dance.

The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity and multiculturalism and strives to create a welcoming environment where faculty and staff feel valued for their contribution. The successful candidate will have a genuine enthusiasm for students and the University.


The Staff Psychologist provides a full range of generalist clinical services including individual, couple and group therapy, crisis intervention, outreach, consultation, assessment, supervision, and training. The selected candidate will also have a leadership role in the area of Eating Disorders and guide our Eating Disorder Treatment Team. Candidates may also have an interest in Men’s Issues, Complex Mental Health Issues, Autism Spectrum, program assessment and evaluation, technology, or providing services to diverse student populations that include Latin/Hispanic, African American, International, LGBTQIA, and/or Students with Disabilities. Candidates should highlight in their cover letter demonstrated expertise or interest in their areas of interest. The position requires daytime, as well as some evening and weekend hours.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides individual therapy, group counseling, crisis intervention, clinical supervision, outreach, and consultation services to the university community.
  • Leads the Eating Disorder Treatment Team and provides consultation and training to staff for client eating concerns and body image issues.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Minimum Qualifications A Doctorate degree in Clinical or counseling Psychology is required.

    Successful completion of an APA-accredited internship is required.Licensed as a psychologist in Missouri or obtain licensure in Missouri within 12 months of hire is required (new graduates are welcome to apply).
Preferred Qualifications
    Previous demonstrated experience working In a University Counseling Center or working with a college student population.
Full Time/Part Time

Full Time, 40 hours per week, benefit-eligible


$53,600 annual

Application Deadline

March 14, 2021

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three 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.

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

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

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