The Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow develops a working knowledge of providing counseling services within a university counseling center and within a Student Affairs context while engaging in required levels of supervision, seminars and Center services.
Postdoctoral fellows will engage in activities including:
Time-effective individual counseling.
Group counseling and psycho-educational workshops.
Program development and outreach programming.
Consultation regarding developmental and psychological/ emotional health issues.
Campus training (in conjunction with Counseling Center staff).
Crisis intervention and after-hours on-call services.
A consultation project in an area of interest (consistent with Counseling Center needs).
Fellows are expected to engage in services for a diverse client base and diverse campus organizations. Respect for cultural, intellectual, psycho-social and interpersonal differences is expected to inform the Fellow's practice. In addition, depending on individual interests and Center needs, opportunities may also exist for additional administrative duties or structured experiences outside the Center to better understand the role and function of university psychologists within Student Affairs and the university community.
Fellows will receive training and supervision designed to prepare them for a broad range of roles within a university counseling center and professional psychology. The program is intended to provide the experience required for licensure in North Carolina and in most states (2000 hours). Fellows are encouraged to be attentive to the requirements of the Licensure Boards for the locales in which they plan to practice.
Postdoctoral Fellows will receive a minimum of 2 hours of clinical supervision per week while engaging in training seminars, case conferences, on-call rotation (including some Holiday coverage), and other staff activities. Please see the Counseling Center website (https://uncw.edu/counseling/training.html) for additional information about the program.
This is an early career Fellowship experience. Applicants should have received their doctoral degree not more than 3 years prior to applying for the Fellowship.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Applicants must have completed an APA or CPA accredited counseling or clinical psychology doctoral program, including a pre-doctoral internship, and completed dissertation prior to beginning the Fellowship. If the doctoral degree is not noted on the transcript, a letter from the applicant's Program Director attesting to completion of all degree requirements with a degree conferral date will be accepted temporarily. Once the degree is noted on the transcript, an official copy is required.
The doctorate must have been earned no earlier than 3 years prior to application for the Fellowship. Strong interpersonal, oral and written skills as well as a demonstrated openness to supervision and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other campus departments is required.
Experience in providing clinical counseling services, crisis intervention, psycho-educational programming for a college-aged population is also required.
Completion of an APA/CPA accredited pre-doctoral internship is strongly preferred; Experience working within a college counseling center is strongly preferred.
Interest and experience in developing preventive programming and experience with mindfulness-based interventions is also strongly preferred. The ability to work collaboratively with campus departments and interpersonal flexibility is preferred.
Required Certifications or Licensure:
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
The Counseling Center provides: general counseling for students (individual, relationship, and group); development and delivery of outreach programming; consultation services (including targeted campus training efforts) for campus constituencies; crisis intervention services, referral services, and training services (including didactic training and clinical supervision) for early career psychologists and participants in the Center's pre-licensure training program.
The Division of Student Affairs consists of fourteen functional departments, each of which is responsible for providing a variety of student support, service, and educational programs which are accessible to all members of the university community. The staff members are dedicated individuals known for their passion and commitment to implementing programs and services that affect student development over the course of a lifetime. Student Affairs provides excellent delivery of student services that are responsive to student needs and promotes the quality of life and education both inside and outside the classroom. We build institutional traditions and lifelong affiliations through creative programs, vibrant student organizations, and a living/learning environment built on core values and uncompromising principles. The Division is a leader and primary spokesperson for students.
PLEASENOTE: This posting will close at 11:59PM (Eastern time) on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application, including the 'Work History' section, before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
This posting is to recruit and hire 2 post-doctoral psychology fellows for August 2023 – August 2024. The position is posted until December 15, 2022. The recruitment process will begin for both post-doctoral psychology fellow positions early January 2023.
To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the 'Work History' section of the application before you apply for this position. Also, please provide a cover letter that describes which specific skill set you are interested in and your work experience that will support being successful in this role. 3 or more professional references are required.
For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
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About The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.