University of Utah Psychologist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/08/2017

Requisition Number PRN14174B

Job Title Psychologist

Working Title Staff Psychologist

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Care Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with some evenings/weekends possible

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00316 - University Counseling Center

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range Salary to be commensurate with skills and experience as departmental budget allows

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

The University Counseling Center (UCC) at The University of Utah enthusiastically welcomes applications for a full-time staff psychologist to join our dynamic multidisciplinary team. Responsibilities include providing individual, group, and couples counseling, conducting intake assessments, and providing leadership for theUCCMindfulness Clinic. Expertise in crisis intervention, strong clinical skills, and the ability to manage a full client caseload are required. This position actively participates in the clinical supervision and training of graduate students and psychology interns. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to working effectively from a multicultural orientation with our diverse college population and be proficient at providing campus outreach presentations. Opportunities for teaching and participating in innovative counseling outcome research are also available.


1.Conduct individual, couple, and group psychotherapy.

2.Provide intake assessments and crisis intervention services.

3.Provide leadership for theUCCMindfulness Clinic

4.Provide clinical supervision and actively participate in other training-related activities.

5.Provide outreach presentations to the campus community.

6.Other duties as assigned.


This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical/counseling or school psychology from anAPA-accredited program; have completed anAPA-accredited internship; licensure in the State of Utah by start date; one year experience in psychotherapy, group or family therapy within a clinical setting required. Excellent clinical skills, the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team, and a strong knowledge base regarding multicultural issues are required. Program development and evaluation skills; outreach consultation skills; and demonstrated human relation and effective communications skills are also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


1.Experience in a counseling center setting.

2.Experience providing clinical supervision.

3.Experience in acceptance and mindfulness-based clinical approaches and outreach interventions.

4.Psychologist licensure for two to three years by start date.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Successful completion of a background check required prior to hire. Review of applications will begin on May 26, 2017.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.