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Senior Staff Psychologist (2 positions) - Archive
Counseling and Testing Center

Posting: 13057AB
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2013-06-20

The University of Oregon Counseling and Testing Center (UCTC) invites applications for two Senior Staff Psychologists.  These positions are twelve month, fixed term, renewable appointments as Officers of Administration.

Level of Appointment:  1.0 FTE (12 months) each

Term of Contract:  Fixed term position (renewable contract)

Salary:  $50,000-$63,000 (12 month full-time annual rate) commensurate with credentials and experience.

The UCTC is a unit within the Division of Student Affairs.  Successful candidates will be able to articulate an understanding of the role of a counseling center on a university campus and preferably have previous experience collaborating with campus partners. 

General duties include triage and initial assessment, individual psychotherapy within a brief therapy framework, group psychotherapy, case disposition and case management, crisis intervention and risk assessment, developing and implementing workshops and outreach presentations to a wide variety of student groups and university departments, and providing supervision and training to pre-doctoral interns, practicum students, externs, and graduate teaching fellows.  Successful candidates should demonstrate strong generalist clinical skills, have previous experience in college or university mental health, and have demonstrable multicultural competence and a commitment to multicultural organizational development.  Additional desirable qualities include clinical expertise with eating disorders; experience designing and implementing outreach programs in a university setting; experience providing training and supervision; working with students with serious mental health issues and diagnoses; bilingual; experience working with students of color; expertise in multicultural counseling.


  • Ph.D. or Psy.D.in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program.  All degree requirements must be complete prior to start date.
  • Completion of an APA-accredited doctoral internship prior to start date.
  • Experience with a range of clinical issues, ranging from developmental issues to more serious psychopathology.
  • Experience providing brief therapy.
  • Previous experience providing psychological services in a college or university setting.
  • Must be licensable in Oregon and licensed within two years of hire.
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to multicultural organizational development.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.


  • Ability to articulate an understanding of the role of a counseling center on a university campus.
  • Previous experience in university counseling center.
  • Previous experience collaborating with campus partners.
  • Experience with any of these specialized areas of focus: psychological assessment, students who traditionally underutilize mental health students (e.g., international, students of color, LGBT), bilingual therapy, suicide and/or violence risk assessment.

Application Procedure:

To ensure consideration, applications should be submitted by March 29, 2013.  Position will remain open until filled.  Applications received after the review date may not be reviewed unless the position is not filled. 

Selected candidate must successfully complete a criminal records background check and licensing board check.

To apply, please send an electronic copy of:

1.       Cover letter which addressed your qualifications and interest in our position
2.       Current vita which includes dates of employment
3.       Names and relationship to candidate, phone numbers and addresses of three professional references, one of which is a current or most recent supervisor

Please address all of the minimum and preferred qualifications in your application materials.


Ms. Katie Carcamo
Administrative Services Coordinator
University Counseling & Testing Center
1590 East 13th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone:  (541) 346-3228
Fax:  (541) 346-2842

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seeks candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community.

University Description:

The University of Oregon is a beautiful 250-acre campus with shady, tree-lined footpaths and beautiful landscaping.  Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of 24,000 students.  The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 athletic conference.

Region Description:

The Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment.  Rated as one of the top ten cycling cities in the U.S., Eugene has miles and miles of biking, walking and jogging paths.  Known for its cultural events, Eugene is the home of the Hult Center for the Performing Arts.  The outdoor Saturday Market features arts and crafts, food booths and music.  The UO is an hour’s drive from the Pacific Coast and the Cascade Mountains.  All of these activities and more make Eugene, Oregon’s second largest city, a unique and wonderful place to pursue a career.