Utah State University

Embedded Psychologist for College of Education and Human Services

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/12/2024 12:28 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-7614
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100% Time
College
Student Affairs
Department
Counseling
Advertised Salary
Minimum of $72,000; Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible
No

Overview

Utah State University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS; https://www.usu.edu/aggiewellness/mental-health) is seeking a staff psychologist (Clinician II or Psychologist) to provide embedded services to the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services (CEHS). This is a fulltime, benefited, 12-month position with an approximate 50/50 split time between CAPS and the embedded site. This position will be based on the USU-Logan campus. The start date is negotiable, preferably early summer and no later than mid-August. For best consideration, please apply by March 29. The funding for this position is guaranteed through June 2026, and efforts are being made to secure permanent funding. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


Responsibilities include providing individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, supervision and training, outreach, single-session therapy, and triage consultations. As the embedded clinician to CEHS, this position will provide consultations to departments, administrators, faculty, and staff within CEHS in order to address and support the unique needs of CEHS students. This includes providing therapeutic services to students in USU’s PhD program in clinical and counseling psychology, as well as graduate students from other programs in CEHS.

Responsibilities

  • Clinical services (65%) - Provide individual face-to-face and teletherapy psychotherapy, consultation, intake, and crisis interventions. May provide group therapy and/or psychoeducational assessments. Prepare for sessions and maintain accurate and up-to-date records of clinical services.
  • Outreach services (15%) - Prepare for and provide outreach presentations and workshops. Serve on departmental, division, and university committees as needed. Build a strong collaborative relationship with assigned liaisons in CEHS.
  • Training services (5%) - When possible, provide individual and group clinical supervision and training of doctoral interns and/or undergraduate paraprofessionals. Review supervisees' clinical paperwork and session recordings. Evaluate supervisees and provide meaningful feedback, letters of recommendation, and training seminars.
  • Other professional responsibilities (15%) - Practice all responsibilities in accordance with ethical and professional standards and state laws. Understand and comply with CAPS and university policies and procedures. Effectively participate in administrative and professional activities (e.g., CAPS staff and division meetings/trainings, case conferences, peer consultations, professional development, etc.). Foster excellent working relationships with co-workers, increase knowledge and develop new skills or abilities that contribute to effective service provision, contribute to the evaluation and improvement of CAPS, actively participate in CAPS’ efforts to serve all students, and all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • For hire as a Clinician II
    • A doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited program and eligible for licensure in Utah as a Psychologist within 1 year of hire date
  • For hire as a Psychologist
    • A doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited program and current Utah licensure as a Psychologist (or ability to secure license by hire date)
  • Experience in a university counseling setting and/or experience in areas strongly related to mental health needs in a college population (e.g., eating disorders, anxiety disorder, depressive disorders, personality disorders).
  • Generalist base of knowledge and experience in psychotherapy (including teletherapy), (i.e., theories, processes, and elements of therapeutic change) and familiarity with developmental and other non-medical models of treatment and supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing supervision.
  • Experience in providing psychoeducational workshops relevant to the campus community.
  • Experience and interest in conducting group therapy.
  • Experience with program development.
  • Fluency in language other than English.
  • Experience with psychoeducational assessment.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Skills, knowledge, and experience specifically focused on the needs of students of color, students from indigenous communities, LGBTQIA students, international students, students from diverse religious affiliations, students with disabilities, undocumented students, and/or first generation college students on a university campus.
  • Basic computer skills (Word, Outlook, Titanium, etc.)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work and coordinate with CAPS clinicians and to work effectively as an independent and self-motivated, professional staff member.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, community, organizational, problem solving, decision-making skills, and a commitment to lifelong learning and personal growth.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV"
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum of $72,000; Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

Counseling and Psychological Services:
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is part of USU's Division of Student Affairs. CAPS has been accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services (IACS) since 1996. Our mid-size team is composed of professionals from psychology, social work, and counseling. We have robust training programs, including a doctoral internship accredited by the American Psychological Association and practicum in clinical/counseling psychology. CAPS offers a range of services, including individual and group therapy, single-session therapy, assessment, crisis appointments, case management, and outreach presentations.

 

We strive to create an inclusive environment and provide culturally responsive services for everyone. As a staff, we value clear, respectful, and compassionate communication. Warm collegial relationships exist on a strong foundation of respect and openness. We appreciate individual differences and opportunities to learn from each other. Life-long learning, self-reflection, and openness to feedback are some of the shared values. Changes are embraced and everyone’s input matters. With an open-door policy, we often consult with each other or just talk for fun between sessions. We work hard; at the same time, work-life balance is very important to all of us.


College of Education and Human Services:
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is committed to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and service activities across a wide array of education and human service fields. The college is home to eight academic departments with approximately 200 faculty who are engaged in innovative research and high-quality graduate and undergraduate education. The college’s programs and outreach missions are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. Faculty, students, and staff within the college also engage with a broad range of community partners to both provide opportunities for community-engaged research and learning and enhance the quality of education and human service programs throughout the state of Utah.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.

 

Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 

 

The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 

 

About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 

 

*updated 04/2024

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023

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