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Administrative & Professional Staff Position FY14-68
February 5, 2014                        

Position Title
Staff Psychologist

Hiring Unit
Counseling Services

Job Description
This position provides individual, group, and crisis counseling to students of the university.  S/he performs psychological assessments to assist in diagnostic differentiation and proper treatment planning for students.  The Staff Psychologist coordinates and initiates the necessary assessment batteries to appropriately evaluate students.  S/he provides input to Counseling Services staff and psychiatric staff during case disposition and case conference as well as consult on cases of severe mental disorders and dual diagnosis with Counseling Services staff and other members of Student Affairs.  This position provides recommendations to the Director on the psychological components of complicated student issues.  S/he supervises a graduate practicum level counselor.  This position develops and provides psychoeducational outreach to the campus community to promote mental health awareness and a healthier campus and surrounding community.  S/he makes recommendations to community based on heath professionals regarding the clinical needs of students (e.g., hospitalization and psychological or psychiatric follow-up).  The Psychologist develops relationships throughout the University in order to foster collaboration and collegiality.


  • Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology, license (eligible) in the state of Illinois. 
  • Trained knowledge of DSM classifications, therapeutic orientations, and treatment modalities. 
  • Completion of accredited internship. 
  • Ability to administer batteries of psychological assessments with appropriate follow-up report.
  • Outreach/presentation skills (e.g., campus community & professional conferences) as well as psychoeducational workshops. 
  • Must possess strong individual and crisis intervention, and group counseling skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively as a clinical team member with quality written and oral communication skills

Terms of Appointment
Administrative staff, non-bargaining; continuing, 100% 

Source of Funds

$53,100 per year with an excellent benefits package. 

Application Process
To be considered, please submit letter of application, resume, transcript, and references to:

     Dr. Andrew King
     SIUE Counseling Services
     Campus Box 1154
     Edwardsville, IL  62026    

Application Deadline
May 1, 2014

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