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Official Job Title PSYCHOLOGIST

Working Title: Psychologist Position Number 00175180 Division Student Affairs Department B0350 STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Renewable FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100 Posting Type Staff Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

As Wisconsin's only public urban research university, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ( UWM) has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. Designated an R1 research institution, UWM educates more than 24,000 students and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin.

UWM is the largest educator of veterans in Wisconsin, with more than 1,000 enrolled each year under the federal G.I. bill. The Princeton Review named UWM a 2018 Best Midwestern university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews. UWM is committed to the full inclusion of LGBT+ campus constituents and in 2018, Campus Pride Index named UWM one of the Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly postsecondary institutions in the United States.

Join the UWM family to grow professionally and personally in your career and life. We make learning accessible at every age, stage of life and location. At UWM, we all share the motivation to learn and to excel. We value unique perspectives and possess the talent and desire to nurture ideas that make global impact. Our campus counseling and health services, accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, provides integrated, holistic care for students through our medical, counseling, and health promotion and wellness departments. We assist the UWM campus community through collaborative partnerships designed to enhance the university's academic and community service mission and focus on our students' well-being as an essential component to student success.

Job Summary

A psychologist in University Counseling Services at UWM directs clinical services to students and engages in the full range of psychological services including assessment (psycho-diagnostic and psychological assessment services), evaluation, consultation and/or psychotherapy to promote the mental health and well-being of students. This position provides professional mental health counseling and consultation services for the campus community, incorporates a brief therapeutic model to address the emotional and behavioral needs of students, creates developmental programming to increase healthy lifestyle and coping behaviors across campus, and provides strategic direction and advocacy for university mental health policy and initiatives.

Job Responsibilities • Performs patient psycho-diagnostic, psychological assessments and evaluations • Identifies patient psychological disorders and emotional patterns to understand and predict behavior • Assesses safety risks and develops safety plans for at-risk individuals • Develops, implements, and monitors individual and group psychological treatment programs with clinical staff and physicians • Completes clinical treatment reports in accordance with department and agency guidelines • May provide expertise, training, and guidance to the community, peers, and/or students • Provides brief individual, group and crisis counseling services to students struggling with developmental and/or personal mental health issues • Provides campus presentations, educational activities and outreach programming as needed • Provides consultation for referral services to faculty and staff

Minimum Qualifications

  • PsyD or Ph.D. in psychology
  • Completed Doctoral Internship in Psychology or on target for completion by August 28, 2023
  • Current independent licensure as a psychologist in the State of Wisconsin, or license eligible in Wisconsin while also being licensed as a therapist at the masters level (LPC, LCSW, or LMFT)
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience practicing as an independently licensed psychologist
  • Experience providing short-term brief treatment psychotherapy
  • Experience treating clients across various spectrums, including race, ethnicity, orientation, gender identity, ability and economic status through a social justice lens
  • Experience working with high risk and high acuity populations
  • Experience providing psychoeducation on mental health-related topics to various audiences, including students, faculty, staff and community members
  • Experience and working with eating disorders, trauma, military/veteran students, or student athletes
  • Experience providing clinical supervision to trainees and/or unlicensed professional staff working toward licensure
  • Application Instructions

    Completed application materials must include a letter of application addressing educational and professional level work experience and knowledge as it relates to all required and preferred qualifications as listed above; a professional resume; and a document listing the names and contact information for three professional references.

    In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate's application materials whether qualifications are met, the candidate will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

    All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of excellent written communication skills.

    Candidates selected for hire will be required to submit official college transcripts.

    Application Deadline 03/19/2023 Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No If Continuous, Initial Review Date Position Contact Name Jackie Wittkowske Contact Phone (414)251-8839 Contact Email [email protected] Application Notes

    For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

    Legal Notices

    AA/EO Statement

    UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

    Reasonable Accommodations

    UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact [email protected] or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

    Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

    UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

    CBC and Reference Check Policy

    Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

    Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

    For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see https:// www., or call UWM's Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

    Employment Authorization

    In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

    Title and Total Compensation Project

    The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: compensation-study/

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