Postdoctoral Resident – Generalist

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Student Health / Counseling

Position Summary

The Postdoctoral Resident is designed for candidates with a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology who are interested in working in a college counseling center that combines clinical work, supervision, training, and outreach to develop depth as well as breadth of professional skills. In addition to the Postdoctoral position, the HCC offers five APA-accredited Doctoral Internships through the DU GSPP Consortium, five primary Graduate Student Trainee positions, one psychiatric resident, as well as secondary practicum placements.

The Postdoctoral resident provides direct counseling/psychotherapy to DU undergraduate and graduate students as well as crisis intervention and outreach/prevention services to the DU community. This position works within an integrated care model including primary care, mental health, gender violence advocacy services, and health promotion within the Health and Counseling Center. The Postdoctoral resident leads groups and conducts workshops as needed and may be involved in providing group supervision with doctoral-level trainees.  

This is a full-time position that requires some evening clinic hours (until 7 pm) and occasional evening and weekend outreach/crisis events. The Postdoctoral resident reports to the Training Director and is supervised by a licensed clinical psychologist. Please note that the University of Denver Health and Counseling Center will follow the APPIC Postdoctoral Selection Standards and Common Hold Date.

Essential Functions

  • Provide direct clinical services including intakes, individual, couples, and group psychotherapy to DU students.
  • Support programs and provides outreach for the campus community that dovetail with the broader initiatives within the Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence division related to inclusivity, diversity and equity.
  • Participate in the Power, Privilege and Oppression Training Seminar twice per month.
  • Participate in the Psychopharmacology Training Seminar once per month.
  • Provide crisis intervention services via our daytime crisis system (Counselor of the Day and Same-Day Access coverage).
  • Provide supervision to trainees as needed/available.
  • Participate in Doctoral Intern, Postdoctoral Resident and Graduate Student Trainee recruitment.
  • Provide consultation services as assigned.
  • Work collaboratively with various departments within the Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence division.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (by the start of the residency) from an APA-Accredited program.
  • Completion of a year-long APA-Accredited doctoral internship.
  • Experience with supervision, crisis intervention, outreach/prevention, and groups.
  • Interest and experience in working with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of Inclusive Excellence/Equity/Anti-Oppression work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience in a university/college counseling center.

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., evening hours until 7 p.m, one day a week for two out of the three academic quarters, and occasional weekend hours.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by January 3, 2023. 

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Rate:
The salary rate for this position is $52,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

Benefits:
The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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