Staff Psychologist


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  University Counseling Center (10001028)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

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Definition of Class

This position evaluates mental and emotional disorders of individuals and administers programs of treatment through the University Counseling Center. The incumbent supervises graduate trainees in clinical matters as well as manages resources. 

Examples of Work Performed

  • Provides direct clinical supervision of the graduate trainees.
  • Assumes on-call responsibilities and provides consultations to staff as needed regarding crisis interventions and hospitalizations.
  • Provides individual, couple, and group outpatient psychotherapy for students.
  • May provide clinical services to the employee assistance program.
  • Assists in the training and outreach programs.
  • Consults the director regarding student problems and programs regarding psychiatric or psychological evaluations and/or possible withdrawals.
  •  Consults and works closely with staff in residence life, student affairs offices and academic units in developing and implementing outreach and preventative programs.
  • Maintains adequate and timely records related to departmental duties.
  • Utilizes technology to efficiently and effectively provide services.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Provides psychotherapy for students
  2. Coordinates and supervises clinical activities of assigned trainees.
  3. Provides after-hours crisis/emergency on-call duties.
  4. Plans and implements psycho-educational outreach programs.

Minimum Education/Experience

A Doctorate Degree from an accredited college or university in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, conferred no later than the date of hire.



Must be licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist with the Mississippi Board of Psychology. If license-eligible, must complete licensure requirements within 18 months of date of hire.    

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

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