Psychologist, Social Worker or Professional Counselor

To promote the academic success, personal well-being, and health of students and the campus community by providing direct psychological services to the students, consultation to faculty, staff, students and parents, and to assist with outreach and educational initiatives to the Campus Community.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide direct counseling and psychological services to students.
Conduct triage assessment, intake, brief intermittent counseling, group counseling and case management.
Share in the rotation of evening and weekend "on call" services. Provide urgent care, emergency, and crisis intervention services including coordinating care with community agencies, psychiatric providers, and psychiatric hospitals.
Assist in the preparation and delivery of outreach and educational programming.
Provide supervision and training seminars to Masters and/or Doctoral level trainees as assigned by Director and Training Director.
Provide consultation to colleagues, students, faculty, staff and parents.
Attend and participate in Departmental/ Division Staff Meetings, University Committees, and other administrative tasks as assigned by the Director.
Participate in Professional Development activities as needed to keep skills abreast of current trends and to maintain licensure.
Create and maintain clinical records in accordance with Counseling Center Policies and applicable State and Federal Laws and professional ethical guidelines.
Abide by applicable State and Federal Laws, Licensing Board rules, professional Codes of Ethics and Standards of Practice, and University policies and procedures.
Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the Director. These may include coordinating group services, providing consultation to the Athletic Department, technology support for computer systems, web site management, social media or other duties.
Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:
Applicants must be licensed or eligible to pursue license in the State of Maine as a Psychologist. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). Applicants who are licensed as LCSW or LCPC in another state must become licensed in Maine within six months. Applicants who have completed a Ph.D. or Psy.D.in Clinical or Counseling Psychology must become licensed in State of Maine within 18 months of hiring date. Successful candidates must have experience delivering psychological or counseling services to college students and have experience in the delivery of effective outreach and educational programs. Applicants should also have demonstrated sensitivity and competence in understanding and working with a diverse population.
Successful candidates must have a history of effective communication and collaboration as a member of a team of professionals. They must demonstrate excellent communication skills and interest and ability to be effective in working with Counseling Center staff and with other campus and community offices. Successful candidates must demonstrate "flexibility" and a willingness to "pitch in" when unanticipated needs arise. S/he should possess excellent clinical and interpersonal skills and highly ethical professional functioning. Effective written communication skills are also essential.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
The incumbent may have opportunities to supervise and participate in training and supervision of Master's and/or Doctoral level interns.
Work Schedule:
University of Maine business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work outside of normal business hours will be necessary in order to complete the requirements of the position. This will include sharing on call crisis consultation and participation in evening and weekend programs and initiatives. The Counseling Center is closed the first 2 weeks of July.
Work Environment:
This work involves the stress typical of a person providing mental health services in an out-patient mental health setting. This includes the emotional stress contingent with providing direct services and case management to a population experiencing a wide range of psychological disturbance including; depression, anxiety, suicidal risk, and at times, major mental illness. This setting includes working with a supportive team of colleagues who consult regularly with one another for professional development and to manage the personal stress of the work. Work may be performed in an office, meeting rooms, classrooms, residence halls, or on the campus grounds. Workload priorities may need to be shifted and schedules changed in order to meet deadlines or collaborate in Division wide programming initiatives or needs of the community.
Based on qualifications and experience of the successful applicant, the salary range is high-40's to mid-50's plus a 10% contribution to the University of Maine System retirement plan. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position". You will need to create and applicant profile, complete and application, and upload a cover letter, 3 letters of reference and resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of the veteran status form.
The successful applicant is subject to background screening.
All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee training, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence and Sexual Harassment.
The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Fiscal Year (Less than 12 months)
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Letter of Reference 1, Letter of Reference 2, Letter of Reference 3, Resume/CV

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