Psychological Assistant/Staff Psychologist/Senior Staff Psychologist, UNLV Student Wellness [R0134498]
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Psychological Assistant/Staff Psychologist/Senior Staff Psychologist, UNLV Student Wellness [R0134498]
ROLE of the POSITION
Student Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) at the University of Nevada Las Vegas is seeking qualified applicants for a Psychological Assistant/Staff Psychologist/Senior Staff Psychologist position. CAPS is an IACS-accredited center within the Student Wellness unit that includes the departments of health center, behavioral health, CARE center, wellness education and health promotion, disability resource center, military and veteran services, and the office of student conduct. This is a unique opportunity to work within a dynamic and integrated service delivery model that offers comprehensive wellness services to a diverse student population. UNLV is designated as a Minority Serving Institution, an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, and as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. CAPS also has an APA-accredited Doctoral Psychology Internship Program. This is a full-time, 12-month position.
General responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, time-effective individual, relationship, and group therapy; crisis assessment and intervention; consultation, and outreach programming to the university community; supervision of doctoral interns and graduate trainees; and participation on divisional and university committees.
Psychological Assistant: This position requires a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from a regionally accredited college or university. Demonstrated experience and training in generalist counseling is required. Candidates are required to attain licensure as a Psychologist in Nevada within 8 months from the date of hire for postdoctoral candidates and 18 months from the date of hire for new doctoral graduates.
Staff Psychologist: This position requires a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from a regionally accredited college or university. Demonstrated experience and training in generalist counseling is required. Licensure for independent practice as a psychologist is required and Nevada licensure for independent practice is required prior to the start of employment.
Senior Staff Psychologist: This position requires a doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from a regionally accredited college or university. Demonstrated experience and training in generalist counseling is required. Licensure for independent practice as a psychologist is required and Nevada licensure for independent practice is required prior to the start of employment. Additionally, candidates must have 5 years of licensed related clinical work experience as a psychologist.
Successful candidates for all roles will have strong clinical assessment and crisis intervention skills, competency in working with a diverse student population, demonstrated skills in supervision and training, and experience in brief therapy and group counseling. A desire to work in a collaborative setting and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. All candidates must pass a background screening. Some occasional evening/weekend activities required.
Candidates from an APA-accredited training program are preferred. Candidates from an APA-accredited internship program and those with professional experience working in a university counseling center are preferred. The current vacancy is for a generalist; however, there is a preference for candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas: alcohol and other drug assessment and treatment; a passion for group therapy and/or outreach programming; bilingual or multilingual counseling skills, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) focus; treatment of anxiety disorders/OCD; treatment of ADHD; social media/technology as it relates to mental health; and/or treatment of autism spectrum concerns.
Employees of the UNLV Student Wellness Center must be in compliance with the Student Wellness Center Employee Exposure to Communicable Disease (Prevention of) Policy. Any questions regarding this policy may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
*REVISED* SALARY RANGE
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Salary commensurate with experience. Minimum salaries:
- Psychological Assistant $73,524;
- Staff Psychologist, $95,000;
- Senior Staff Psychologist $100,000.
- Generous compensation packages, up to 48 days of paid time off, sick leave, and holidays
- Excellent health insurance including medical, dental and vision
- No state income tax
- Comprehensive retirement plans and voluntary benefits programs
- Tuition discounts at Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) schools
- Tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents
- Flexible work schedule (depending on your department)
- Employee recognition and appreciation programs
- Personal and professional development opportunities
- UNLV athletics ticket discounts
- Employee discount at UNLV’s Student Wellness Recreation Center
- Statewide employee purchase program discounts
- RebelCard discounts on and off campus
- Wellness programming for all UNLV faculty and staff at no cost
- Opportunity for career advancements to leadership roles
HOW TO APPLY
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. References will not be contacted until the search chair notifies you in advance.
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although these positions will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on November 17, 2023.
Materials should be addressed to Dr. Emily Slife, Search Committee Chair, and must be submitted through Workday, as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES
UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the job requisition number, “R0134498” in the search box.
If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,600 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 152,000 degrees, producing more than 130,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.
Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the nation’s most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada.
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