Psychology Technician

Job description

Job Title: Psychology Technician
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36469
Hiring Department

Department of Health Psychology
School of Health Professions
University of Missouri - Columbia

Job Description

This is professional psychological work in the administrative and scoring of psychological tests. Work is reviewed by psychologist, and senior psychology technicians. Personal contacts include frequent consultation with patients, psychologists, and co-workers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Administer and score intelligence, personality and other psychological tests, to either individuals or groups.
  • Interview new patients to determine that best battery of tests to administer.
  • Prepare a written and detailed summary of test results and of patient's behavior during testing.
  • Assist in research projects for doctors and graduate students. Tabulate test results and gather and edit medical records. Maintain files of tests administered to patients.
  • Rescore tests administered by co-workers for accuracy and appropriateness.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Other job-related duties and job development.

Salary Range: $12.46 - $16.00/hour
Grade: PAT-003
University Title: Psychology Technician
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Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in Psychology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Some course work in clinical psychology is preferred.
  • Knowledge of psychological testing procedures and examinations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective contact with patients during the administration of tests.
  • Ability to interpret standardized mental examination.
Application Materials

Completed online application, cover letter, and resume.
Applications must be submitted on-line through the University of Missouri website: (search for Job Opening 36469).

Application Deadline

Applications will be reviewed until well-qualified applicants are identified to advance to the interview process.

Other Information

Founded in 1839, MU is the state’s largest university offering more than 300 degrees and certificates to nearly 31,000 students. The School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at MU. We have 9 undergraduate programs and 5 graduate/professional programs preparing students for careers in a range of health care disciplines. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you are an individual who would like to help the School of Health Professions advance this mission, we invite you to apply for this position. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit: For information about the University of Missouri, please visit: and

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, 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

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 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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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 8/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time