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Title: Assistant Specialist (Psychologist)
Position Number: 82698
Hiring Unit: Office of the Vice Provost for Student Success /Counseling and Student Development Center
Date Posted: July 23, 2021
Closing Date: August 13, 2021
Salary Information: Salary to commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type: 11 Month
Tenure Track: Tenure
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Duties and Responsibilities
Under general supervision of the Director or designee, this position supports the mission of the University of Hawai`i Manoa Counseling and Student Development Center (CSDC) in providing professional excellence and high-quality ethical care via culturally competent mental health services to a wide range of university students. The primary emphasis of the position is the provision of direct service to students which will account for no less than 65% time with program development, administration, professional development, scholarly activities/evaluation/research and service activities rounding out the faculty member’s work commitments. Through our practitioner-scholar model, the Center’s specialist faculty promotes the development and expansion of scholarly activities that informs clinical practice, contributes to the specialty of collegiate mental health and benefits the broader field of psychology. Collectively, these endeavors enhance students’ lives and promotes retention and graduation through social, personal, and academic growth.
The incumbent of this position will perform a wide range of complex clinical tasks including: Provide brief time-limited individual and group counseling services for psychological, academic, and career concerns. Conduct phone screens and intake evaluations. Provide crisis interventions and urgent drop-in services. Clinical case management duties of complex client cases. Crisis response, suicide assessment, intervention and postvention. Administer and interpret various assessment results (e.g. CCAPS, MBTI, SCII, LD/ADHD, MMPI) and prepare assessment reports in a timely manner. The incumbent also participates in the APA-accredited doctoral internship in health service psychology by providing individual clinical supervision, training and education. Additional duties and responsibilities include: Develop and implement outreach activities, workshops, and programming. Provide faculty, staff and student consultations and training where appropriate and when requested. Respond to campus requests for classroom presentations, talks, panels, information fairs, skills training, etc. Participate in Center, Division, and Campus-wide activities and programs including leadership in those programs where interest and expertise are present. Respond to service requests for participation and contributions to programs and activities as appropriate. Engage in professional development through contributions and participation in CSDC staff development series and other professional activities. This includes maintenance of appropriate state licensure and fulfillment of continuing education requirements. Other duties are assigned bat the discretion of the Director. While the majority of the duties/responsibilities occur during office hours, it is expected that the work of CSDC specialist faculty extends into evening and weekend hours.
In addition to the expectations highlighted above, the incumbent of the position is expected to: Demonstrate commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice, as well as personal and professional integrity. Act in a manner consistent with the APA Code of Ethics and state of Hawai`i statutes and rules governing the practice of psychology. Abide by established Center policy and procedures. Accept overall direction from the Director or designee and participate collegially in meetings, teams, and committees. The successful candidate must demonstrate competence and have a strong interest in issues related to diversity, as this is a core value at CSDC. This individual will work closely with Center staff as part of an integrated team as well as with other campus colleagues, thus strong teamwork skills are essential. It is expected the specialist faculty member maintain active engagement with relevant local and national professional organizations, which includes, but is not limited to serving on regional and national committees and boards, presenting at conferences and sharing research, as well as planning and implementing professional development opportunities for CSDC faculty, staff, and trainees.
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1. Cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications;
2. Current resume / curriculum vitae;
3. Names and contact information (including telephone number and email addresses) of at least three (3) professional references;
4. Official transcripts showing degree awarded with confidential information (i.e. social security number, birth date) redacted. Copy of official transcripts acceptable at time of application; however, original transcripts are required upon hire.
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Dr. Allyson Tanouye; 808-956-7927; firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Hawai’i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.
- Total Years Experience 0-5
- Remote Work No remote work
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