Multicultural Psychologist, Counseling Services, 77904

UMKC Volker Campus
Mar 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Multicultural Psychologist, Counseling Services, 77904
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35813
Hiring Department

Division of Student Affairs - Counseling Services

Job Description

UMKC Counseling Services is seeking an experienced Staff Multicultural Psychologist and Senior Program Manager. This position will provide 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 working with diversity at our Center. The position will work with other campus entities such as the Multicultural Student Affairs Office to support students that identify as Black, Indigenous, and / or People Of Color (BIPOC). The position will also work with diversity-focused student organizations and groups. The position will help assess the needs and develop innovative programming to support student mental health. The position will assist with training and educating staff, interns and practicum students regarding multicultural competent service delivery. Service provision includes face-to-face and tele-psychological psychotherapeutic services to our community.

The selected candidate may also have a demonstrated interest in an area such as alcohol/drug prevention, Mens Issues, Complex Mental Health Issues, Autism Spectrum, program assessment and evaluation, technology and providing services to a diverse student population.

Essential Job Functions:

    Provides individual therapy, group counseling, crisis intervention, and 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. 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 Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications
    A PhD/PsyD degree in Counseling, Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or related field.Active full licensure as a Psychologist or obtain licensure in the State of Missouri within 6 months of hire is requiredThree years of experience working with diverse populations including college age students.Experience working in a University/College Setting.
Full Time/Part Time

Full time, benefit-eligible


$53,600 - $80,000 annual

Application Deadline

March 4, 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.

Comments This position requires some evening and weekend hours.

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.


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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.

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