Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Summary of Duties

This psychologist position provides clinical services including brief, focused individual counseling, group therapy, and crisis assessment & intervention. CAPS serves a diverse population of WSU Pullman students with the goal of enhancing their personal and academic success and reducing barriers to that success. This position also provides professional consultation to WSU faculty, staff, and students regarding student behavior, mental health and academic challenges in order to enhance an inclusive campus climate for student success. Psychologists also participate in providing training and clinical supervision within CAPS training program, which includes an APA-accredited doctoral psychology internship.

Additional Information

View the for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Appointment Status Permanent Job Appointment (FTE%)


Position Term in Months 12 Monthly Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience Position Qualifications Required Qualifications

A doctoral degree in Psychology, or equivalent including completion of pre-doctoral internship.

Additional Requirements

Licensed as a Psychologist in Washington State within the first year of employment.

Experience providing young adult/adult outpatient mental health counseling, preferably in a university or college counseling center.

Evidence of outstanding skills in clinical assessment, counseling and therapy, brief treatment, and crisis management.

Ability to work with high risk populations, including students who present with severe and complex mental health concerns.

Demonstrated sensitivity to multicultural issues and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Interest in engaging in the typical tasks of a university counseling center, including brief counseling, group counseling, workshops, crisis work, outreach, consultation across campus, and clinical supervision.

Able to work independently and on a team.

Preferred Qualifications

APA-approved doctoral program and APA-accredited doctoral internship.

Specialized training and experience in one or more of the following: psychological assessment, substance use and abuse, or counseling with students belonging to traditionally underserved groups.

Two years of independent licensure in Washington or another state.

Experience providing counseling to one or more of the following populations: Latinx students, International students – especially students from China and the Middle East, students for whom English is not a first language, or first-generation college students.

Experience as a clinical supervisor.

Experience and interest in providing group counseling.

Experience and interest in conducting outreach and preventive programming for students.

Bilingual or multilingual.

Will this position require a background check? This position has been designated by the department to require a background check Posting Detail Information Open Date 12/19/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Initial screening of applicants has begun and will continue until the position has been filled.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for at least three (3) professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

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