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Montana State University Psychologist / Assistant Training Director in Bozeman, Montana

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Position Information

Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 20265

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Betsy Asserson at 406-994-4531or

Classification Title Health Professional

Working Title Psychologist / Assistant Training Director

Brief Position Overview

The Psychologist/Assistant Training Director oversees the master’s training program at CPS, and assists the Training Director with the APA accredited doctoral internship in psychology. This position also provides clinical services to the MSU student population as well as consultation and outreach services to the campus community.

Position Number 4C4468

Department UHP Counseling & Psych Services

Division Division of Student Success

Appointment Type Professional

Contract Term Fiscal Year


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FLSA Exempt

Union Affiliation Exempt from Collective Bargaining

FTE 1.0 (10 months 1.0 FTE and 2 months .5 FTE)

Benefits Eligible Eligible

Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications

Contract Type MUS

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Recruitment Type Open

Position Details

General Statement

University Health Partners Counseling and Psychological Services is pleased to announce an opening for a Senior Staff Psychologist/Assistant Training Director to serve our growing student body, oversee the master’s intern training program at CPS, and support the Training Director with the APA accredited doctoral internship in psychology. The position is full-time for 10 months, and .5 FTE (20 hours/week) for June and July. We are seeking a generalist to provide multiculturally attuned services to students, faculty, and staff of the university.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruit and retain master’s interns in counseling

  • Provide group supervision for the intern cohort

  • Ensure the master’s internship program meets the accreditation standards of the MSU counseling program

  • Communicate and collaborate with faculty of the MSU counseling program

  • Organize and provide administrative support for the master’s training program

  • Provide of multi-culturally sensitive psychotherapy, crisis intervention (including on-call), outreach and consultation to the campus community

  • Provide of supervision to doctoral interns in our APA accredited doctoral internship in psychology

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program and completion of an APA accredited internship

  • Licensed as a psychologist in the State of Montana

  • Demonstrated experience in clinical supervision and training

  • Clinical experience working with adults including crisis assessment and intervention

  • Demonstrated skills in administration

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience in an administrative or coordinator role in a university counseling center

  • Experience working in a university counseling center and/or demonstrated potential for the variety of tasks required

  • Experience providing outreach and consultation services

  • Experience working on an integrated, multidisciplinary team

The Successful Candidate Will

  • Have effective interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate successfully with other offices, faculty, staff, students, and parents as well as medical services and other student service offices

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Have the ability to work effectively with diverse populations

  • Possess the ability to be flexible and respond quickly to urgent needs that arise from the campus community

  • Demonstrate the capacity to work autonomously and also engage in collaborative team efforts

  • Have the ability to complete documentation in a timely manner in accordance with agency policies and ethical standards

  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information

  • Have the ability to use computer programs (including an electronic health record) to complete job duties and assist in agency functioning

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

Position may require occasional work on the evening and weekends depending on the needs of the position. CPS staff value diversity and maintain a culturally humble stance. We continually endeavor to advance our multicultural awareness, knowledge, and skills to provide culturally attuned services to all clients and recognize each of their unique intersecting identities. As such, all staff are required to complete Safe Zone training as well as attend monthly Senior Staff Diversity meetings where multicultural professional development is a focus.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This position has supervisory duties? No

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date Upon successful completion of a search.

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Applications will be:

Screening of applications will begin on January 27, 2019; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Special Instructions

Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran’s status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; .

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: .