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Non-Classified Opening

Psychologist/Counselor, Counseling and Testing (5513)

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: November 10, 2017 - January 5, 2018
Announcement # NONCLS006191
Salary Range: DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Posting Number: req574
12 Month Full-Time

Non-classified Staff
Student Services
Pocatello - Main


Primary Purpose

This position will support the University Counseling and Testing Service in meeting the mental health needs of the Idaho State University community. They will work to improve student well-being, provide training for faculty and staff, and assist students in working toward their personal and academic goals.

Key Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include provision of individual, couple, and group counseling; consultation with students, staff, faculty, and other Student Affairs offices; development and implementation of education and prevention programs; provision of daytime emergency and triage services; supervision of Masters and Doctoral level trainees; and service on Student Affairs and other University committees. There are opportunities for staff to specialize in areas of their professional interests consistent with the UCTS mission and goals; for example: biofeedback, mindfulness, diversity, international students, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program, or doctorate in a related field from an accredited program (e.g. Counselor Education). Dissertation defense must be scheduled to occur no later than July 31st, 2018. This will be confirmed prior to the offer of an on-site interview. Licensed or license eligible in Idaho within one year of hire. Strong clinical skills and commitment to clinical work. Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills. Evidence of collaboration and flexibility in working with others. Multicultural commitment/advocacy.

Preferred Qualifications

Supervised experience in a University Counseling Center. Outreach and group counseling experience. Mental health crisis intervention experience. Experience in clinical supervision of practicum students. Experience and/or strong interest in one or more of the following areas: DBT, trauma treatment, international students; LGBTQA students; eating/body image issues; couple counseling; biofeedback; substance abuse; mindfulness.

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Please submit the following documents with your application:
Cover letter, Resume/CV, and three (3) letters of recommendation that include the contact information of each letter writer.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 5, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

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ISU Clery Report


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