Psychologist - 17523BR


University of Kansas - Lawrence
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

This Psychologist with Addictions specialty position is within the Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment, in collaboration with the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), at the University of Kansas.

General Responsibilities: The Psychologist will provide counseling, psychotherapy and psychological testing to eligible students of the University in the domain of substance use disorder and related disorders. The Psychologist will also provide outreach and consultation to students, faculty and staff, and supervise to graduate students and other students-in-training. All responsibilities are performed in accordance with the professional and ethical guidelines of the American Psychological Association and the established administrative policies and procedures of the Cofrin Logan Center and CAPS. The Psychologist reports to the Director of the Cofrin Logan Center and is a member of the CAPS interdisciplinary team. This percent of time worked for this position will be 50 to 100% and is negotiable based on the needs of the department and the successful candidate.

The incumbent in this position will see, hear and possibly have access to confidential information that must be handled in accordance with all relevant state and federal laws and University policies and procedures regarding its use and disclosure.

This position also is authorized to review, create and process client information &/or data in accordance with established procedures in the performance of job duties.

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. The percent of time worked is negotiable up to full-time.

Job Description

Job Description :
50% Provides counseling and psychotherapy services to KU students. Services include diagnostic evaluations, psychological testing, individual therapy, group therapy, clinical consultation, and participation in interdisciplinary clinical team meetings. Maintains clinical records in accordance with CAPS policy and state/federal regulations. Complies with the duties and responsibilities relative to ePHI and IT Security.

25% Provides training and supervision to graduate students-in-training on practicum. Provides direct supervision, participates in professional seminars, and participates in development of training curriculum and other training activities.

15% Contributes to the research missions of the Cofrin Logan Center, which may include involvement commensurate to experience and interest on clinical research projects.

10% Carries out other responsibilities as requested by the Director of the Cofrin Logan Center as needed including, but not limited to: outreach, education and prevention activities, implementation of special projects, establishment of community partnerships. Acquires and maintains Kansas doctoral psychologist license.

Required Qualifications

1. Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program and one year of related professional experience.
2. Successful completion of APA accredited doctoral internship in Psychology.
3. Strong written communication skills as evidenced by application materials.
4. Licensed or immediately license eligible by start date for permanent license at the doctoral level in the state of Kansas.
5. Experience in the evidence-based treatment of substance use and related disorders.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience in supervision and training.
2. Experience in group therapy.
3. Experience in brief/solution focused therapy techniques.
4. Experience in DSM-V diagnosis and assessment of mental status.
5. Experience in outreach and prevention.
6. Demonstrated experience in and commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and commitment to ongoing development of multicultural competence.
7. Strong verbal communication skills.
8. Demonstrated ability in and significant experience with working collaboratively with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, administrators, and other members of the community.
9. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively on interdisciplinary team, to take initiative, and to be flexible in response to developing demands and challenges of the position.
10. Experience in clinical role as part of a research team.
11. Certified in alcohol and/or drug abuse treatment or licensed for clinical addictions treatment .
11. Certified in alcohol and/or drug abuse treatment or licensed for clinical addictions treatment

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application package includes: (1) an online application; (2) a detailed Cover Letter describing the candidate's qualifications for the position; (3) and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Review of application will begin on August 31, 2020 and continues as needed to ensure a large, high quality, and diverse applicant pool.

Contact Information to Applicants

Richard Yi

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

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University of Kansas - Lawrence
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