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Staff Psychologist

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 119059
Title: Counselor
Functional Title: Staff Psychologist
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: VPSA-Counseling Center
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Directly affiliated with the Counseling Service division of the Counseling Center, the staff psychologist will be responsible for providing services to racially and culturally diverse students and the University community, by offering individual and group psychotherapy/counseling, diagnostic assessment, psychological and career testing, consultation, outreach, and crisis intervention. The generalist psychologist is skilled in fostering the mental health, academic progress and career development of University students through a variety of psychotherapeutic and psycho-educational interventions. Clinical supervision and training of interns, externs, practicum students, and other trainees are expected of the psychologist in this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program. Successful completion of an APA accredited internship and licensed (or license-eligible) to practice psychology in the State of Maryland.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Experience working with diverse populations is preferred. Affiliation with national and regional professional organizations.

Additional Certifications:

Licensed or license-eligible to practice psychology in the State of Maryland.

Additional Information:
Posting Date: 11/13/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 01/19/2018
Physical Demands


Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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