Multicultural Focused Psychologist

12.05.2022 hccgKC Careers
Company: UMKC
Job ID: 39798
Location: UMKC Volker Campus

Hiring Department: Division of Student Affairs, Counseling Services

Job Description


The University of Missouri Kansas City Counseling Services is looking to qualified candidates for a Psychologist. The Staff Psychologist provides a full range of generalist clinical services including individual, couple and group therapy, crisis intervention, outreach, consultation, assessment, supervision, and training. The selected candidate will also have a leadership role working with diversity at our Center. The position will work with other campus entities such as the Multicultural Student Affairs office to support students that identify as Black, Indigenous, and / or People Of Color (BIPOC). The position will also work with diversity-focused student organizations and groups. The position will help assess the needs and develop innovative programming to support student mental health. The position will assist with training and educating staff, interns and practicum students regarding multicultural competent service delivery. Service provision includes face-to-face and tele-psychological psychotherapeutic services to our community.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides individual therapy, group counseling, crisis intervention, and clinical supervision, outreach, and consultation services to the university community.
  • Provides clinical services to diverse client populations and whose clinical work, supervision, and community intervention is infused with ethical and multicultural competency and who demonstrates clear interest and commitment to all dimensions of diversity.
  • Evidence of strong generalist clinical skills.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in assessment and intervention with a range of clinical issues and complex diagnostic concerns.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of developmental issues of college students and commitment to student success.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills demonstrated in speaking, listening, and writing.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and creatively in developing outreach education programming.
  • Consults with faculty and staff regarding student problems, training, program and organizational issues.
  • Represents Counseling Services on University committees and participates in the Division of Student Affairs programs as assigned.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with colleagues, campus departments, and student organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • This position requires some evening and weekend hours.

Minimum Qualifications

A doctorate degree in Psychology and licensure (or eligibility to be licensed) as a Psychologist within the State of Missouri.

Preferred Qualifications

Completion of an APA accredited Doctoral Internship.

A PhD/PsyD degree in Counseling, Clinical or Counseling Psychology.

Active full licensure as a Psychologist or obtain licensure in the State of Missouri within 6 months of hire is required.

Three years of experience working with diverse populations including college age students.

Experience working in a University/College Setting.

Clinical supervisory experience of Masters and/or Doctoral level trainees/interns.

Full Time/Part Time

Full-time, benefit eligible


$53,600 – $57,800 commensurate with experience and education


This position requires some evening and weekend hours.

Application Deadline

Open until filled, review of applications to begin immediately.

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