Job Information

University of Utah Staff Psychologist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 08/26/2021

Requisition Number PRN27484B

Job Title PS Psychologist

Working Title Staff Psychologist

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Mondays through Fridays 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. One or two evenings preferred and some weekends possible. Options to telecommute 2 days per week and/or 4 ten-hour work schedule.

VP Area President

Department 00316 - University Counseling Center

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $70,000 to $75,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The University Counseling Center ( UCC ) at The University of Utah enthusiastically welcomes applications for a full-time staff psychologist to become an integral member of our dynamic multidisciplinary team. Responsibilities include providing individual, group, and couples counseling, conducting intake assessments, and crisis intervention services. Possession of strong clinical skills and the ability to manage a full client caseload are required, as well as a demonstrated commitment to working effectively from a multicultural orientation with a diverse college population, proficiency providing campus outreach presentations, and the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the clinical supervision and training of master’s level graduate students and doctoral psychology interns. Clinicians with the capability to conduct therapy in a second language and who have expertise working with clients on the autism spectrum, disordered eating, substance use concerns, men and masculinity issues, and experience with psychological assessment are highly encouraged to apply. Opportunities for participating in innovative counseling outcome research and future adjunct teaching may be available.


1. Provide individual, group, and couple/relationship counseling.

2. Provide intake assessments and crisis intervention services.

3. Provide outreach presentations to the campus community.

4. As eligible, provide clinical supervision and actively participate in other training-related activities.

5. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


Ph.D or Psy.D. degree from an APA accredited graduate program in counseling, school or clinical psychology.

Current licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Utah.

One year experience in psychotherapy, group or family therapy within a clinical setting.


Experience with individual, family, and group psychotherapy; and a variety of assessment experiences including intellectual, neuropsychological, and affective/behavioral assessment.

Licensed for two years or more, and experience, training, or interest in providing clinical supervision to interns and residents.

Completion of an APA -approved doctoral internship.

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

Department Specific Qualifications: Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA -accredited program, have completed an APA -accredited internship, and be licensed in the State of Utah by start date. Psychologist licensure for two years is preferred.


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It 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.


1. Previous experience in college student mental health and crisis intervention.

2. Expertise working with clients on the autism spectrum, disordered eating, substance use concerns.

3. Expertise with issues related to men & masculinity.

4. Strong commitment to and expertise in diversity issues and working with BIPOC students.

5. Experience providing clinical supervision.

6. Experience and interest in providing training and conducting psychological assessments.

7. Ability to conduct therapy in a second language.

8. Psychologist licensure by start date.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Submit an online application at . Please contact Luana Nan, (Search Chair) with any questions about the position at or 801.581.6826. Successful completion of a background check required prior to hire. Review of applications will begin on September 27, 2021.

The list of 3 Reference need to include telephone/email contact information

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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