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Academic Year Senior Staff Therapist/Psychologist

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Healthcare/Nursing, Psychology, Student Life/Services

Department: University Counseling Center
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing,  9 month basis (see specific work schedule in summary below)
Salary: Salary for Therapist (masters level): $62,000 - $65,000  (12-month salary equivalent) Salary for Psychologist (doctorate level): $68,000 - $72,000 (12-month salary equivalent) 
Compensation Band: Therapist band is OS-OA07-Fiscal Year 2019-2020  | Psychologist band is OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2019-2020
FTE: 1.0

Multiple positions available.

Application Review Begins
December 26, 2019; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
For consideration, applicants must submit:
• Cover letter
• CV which includes date of employment

As part of the application process, you will be asked to provide the name, email and phone number of at least three professional references, one of which must be a current supervisor (or most recent supervisor if not currently employed). Candidate will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Department Summary
The University Counseling Center (UCC) is a department in the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management. The UCC provides single-session intervention, individual and group therapy, consultation, education and prevention outreach, and referral services to university students. Most psychological services are covered by the mandatory health fee. The Counseling Center also provides consultation to and educational programs for faculty and staff.

Position Summary
The Academic Year Senior Staff Therapist/Psychologist provides psychological intervention, prevention, and postvention programs and services to the university community, primarily to University of Oregon students. The Senior Staff Therapist/Psychologist provides programs and services that target serious mental health issues, as well as those that are developmental and preventative in nature. Experience with developmental and serious mental health issues relevant to university students is required. This position provides clinical services such as drop-in and single-session intervention, initial clinical assessment, short-term individual therapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, and case disposition; completes clinical and other administrative tasks; develops, implements, and evaluates educational and prevention outreach programs; provides consultation to faculty, staff, students, parents and families, and other mental health/health care providers; and participates in department and university meetings and committees. This position may supervise and/or train doctoral interns, graduate employees/trainees, practicum interns and/or externs. This position reports to a member of the UCC leadership team.

Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

Specific Work Schedule
This position is intended for immediate appointment. Annually, this position begins approximately one month prior to the start of fall term and ends approximately two weeks after the end of spring term. Annual work schedule is approximately 10 months in duration. Most accrued vacation leave is expected to be used during student breaks, with exceptions made based on operational needs.

Minimum Requirements
• Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program. All degree requirements must be complete prior to start date.
• Completion of an APA- or CPA-accredited doctoral internship prior to start date.
• Eighteen months of experience
- with range of clinical issues, ranging from developmental issues to more serious
- providing brief therapy;
- including at least nine months of providing psychological services to college or university students.
• If not currently licensed, must be licensed in Oregon within two years of hire and must have an approved residency contract with the Oregon Board of Psychology within three months after start date.
• If licensed in another state, must be licensed in Oregon within three months of hire.

• Master’s degree in counseling, couples and family therapy, or social work. Applicants with master’s degrees must be currently licensed and able to obtain Oregon licensure within three months of hire.
• Eighteen months of experience
- with a variety of clinical issues, ranging from developmental issues to more serious
- providing brief therapy;
- including at least nine months of experience providing mental health services to college or university students.

Professional Competencies
• Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to multicultural organizational development.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to articulate an understanding of the role of a counseling center on a university campus.

Preferred Qualifications
• Nine months of experience in a college or university counseling center which included collaboration with campus partners.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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