Counselor/Clinical Assistant Professor


University of FloridaCounseling and Wellness Cente


Posted Under: Gainesville, Florida jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 32601
Posted On: 2017-08-24 10:00:00

Counselor/Clinical Assistant Professor. The University of Florida
Counseling and Wellness Center invites applications for multiple
mental health professionals with experience in collegiate mental
health who thrive in an environment that values collaboration and
support among team members and will work with us as we seek to
embrace differences and help nurture a healthy and healing campus
environment for all. Our teams mission is fostering human
development in all of its diversity through compassion,
empowerment, advocacy, hope, empathy, and heart. We are seeking
early, mid-, and late-career generalists with a strong interest in
working with domestic and international students in a university
counseling center. The clinical assistant professors primary
responsibility is to provide direct clinical services, including
group, individual and couples counseling, to University of Florida
students. Potential colleagues should have experience working with
a wide range of client problems and levels of severity. Clinical
faculty members also provide consultation to UF faculty and staff.
All faculty in our department provide professional training and
teaching to graduate students, doctoral interns, and post-doctoral
fellows. Similarly, all faculty take part in outreach and
prevention efforts. We are particularly interested in candidates
with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
assessment/psychological testing, men's issues, substance abuse,
autism spectrum, trauma, and psychotherapy and outreach with
underserved/underrepresented minority groups. Minimum
qualifications: Successful applicant qualifications must (1) have a
doctoral degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology or
counseling from an APA accredited or CACREP accredited doctoral
program and (2) be licensed or license-eligible as a mental health
professional or psychologist in the state of Florida within two
year of starting. Employment with the University of Florida is
contingent upon the results of a criminal background check. Desired
Qualifications: Preferred qualities of the candidate include:
Experience working with college students and staff. Experience
working in settings with more severe populations. Administrative
and computer application skills required to effectively implement
and maintain a case management and tracking system. Demonstrated
skill in working well under pressure to prioritize and manage
multiple clinical situations and to coordinate these efforts as a
part of a multidisciplinary team. Energy to flexibly manage the
professional demands of a challenging workload while maintaining
positive and healthy perspectives and relationships. Collaborative
spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards
colleagues. Demonstrated sensitivity and commitment to
multicultural issues/social justice and proven ability to interact
with diverse individuals and groups. Self-motivated, self-directed
commitment to high professional ideals, standards and ethics.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience in
college mental health, including crisis assessment, brief
intervention, confidentiality requirements, outreach and referral.
Strong interest and experience with training and supervising
students from various disciplines at the masters, doctoral, and
postdoctoral level. Application Process: Persons interested in
applying for this position should apply online at Electronic
applications are required. Anyone requiring special accommodations
to complete an application should contact the Search Committee
Chair: Dr. Sara Nash, . Application Deadline To
ensure full consideration, vitas, application letters, and contact
information including email addresses from three professional
references, should be submitted no later than September 15, 2017.
The University of Florida is an AA/EO employer and acts in
compliance with all aspects of the ADA. Members of
under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. We seek
candidates that can demonstrate their experiences with working with
diverse students, faculty and staff and working in a multicultural
environment. Final candidate will be required to provide official
transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will
not be considered official if a designation of Issued to Student is
visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of
the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional
credentialing service provider approved by National Association of
Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at
Category: Education , Keywords: Counseling - Assistant Professor