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University of Mississippi

Location: Oxford, MS 38677 Document ID: AB044-5MB3 Posted on: 02/03/2017 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Assistant Director/Staff Psychologist/Training Dir

The University Counseling Center at the University of Mississippi is pleased to announce an opening for an Assistant Director/Staff Psychologist/Director of Training that will be instrumental in the creation and development of our training program.  The UCC is a vital member of the Division of Student Affairs and houses the Student Counseling Services, the Employee Assistance Program Mental Health Services, and the Violence Prevention Office.  We have a multidisciplinary staff that functions together in ethical practice for our campus community with special attention paid to students from diverse backgrounds.  We work hard to establish and maintain good collaborative efforts across campus and enjoy the support of the upper level administration.

            The Assistant Director/Training Director is a supervisory position in which the AD/TD

1) evaluates mental and emotional disorders of individuals and makes diagnoses, 2) provides individual, couples and group counseling to the campus community, 3) participates in crisis intervention, and 4) provides consultation as needed to the campus community.  (S)he supervises professional staff and trainees in clinical and administrative matters and has primary responsibility for daily management of the training program.  Minimum qualifications and additional information can be found on the University’s Human Resources website https://jobs.olemiss.edu

            We are looking for a licensed or license eligible psychologist in the state of Mississippi who holds a doctorate from an accredited program with 2 years of experience in a university counseling center. Job duties include: 1) managing day to day operations of the training program, 2) establishing and maintaining an APA accredited pre-doctoral internship, 3) providing leadership in coordinating clinical, training and outreach activities related to the training program, and 4) participating in the after-hours on-call rotation.  The AD/TD may assume some additional responsibilities in the absence of the director or as assigned by the director.  The UCC expects all staff to become adept at utilizing the electronic records system (Titanium), to provide high quality clinical services to the campus population (including underserved populations) and to create and implement psycho-educational programming to the campus community.

            The University of Mississippi is the flagship institution for the state of Mississippi and ranks as one of the most beautiful campuses, one of the best college buys, and one of the safest campuses in the country.  The University has been recognized as one of the better work environments in the country and has an ongoing health and wellness initiative that is an award winning program.  There are a number of academic programs and institutes with high rankings, and the Game Day Tailgating experience in the Grove is regarded as the best in the country.  The town of Oxford is recognized as one of the best college towns by Livability, Travel and Leisure, Southern Living and other publications. There are three large recreational lakes within an hour’s drive of Lafayette County that offer beautiful scenery and an array of outdoor activities.

            Candidates must complete the on-line application process that can be found on the University of Mississippi Human Resources website https://jobs.olemiss.edu Questions about the application process can be directed towards the staff in Human Resources at 662-915-1518.  Questions about the Counseling Center can be director towards the Bud Edwards, Director of the University Counseling Center at 662-915-3784.



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