Licensed Psychologist - DAY Programs

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
$59,000 - 75,000
24 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Mar 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The CSU Health Network at Colorado State University provides a full range of cost effective, on-campus, mental health and primary care medical services, referral for community specialty care and comprehensive health education and prevention services’ programming. Services such as physical therapy, dentistry and optometry, are available. The CSU Health Network is active in creating a healthy campus environment to support learning and success. For more information about the CSU Health Network at Colorado State University, see

Counseling Services at the CSU Health Network provides clinical services, outreach and consultation and training services. Our professional staff includes licensed psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, and licensed professional counselors, as well as graduate student staff from each of these disciplines. Our staff provides high quality mental health and substance use services that are easily accessible and support student success. We are dedicated to affirming respect, compassion, and acceptance for all, and we celebrate diversity with regard to all backgrounds and identities. Counseling Services supports the education and prevention mission of the CSU Health Network through presentations and training on mental health topics. Through outreach and consultation, we create collaborative relationships with offices serving students typically underrepresented in higher education and mental health services. Our training program provides post degree fellowship, internship, and practicum training to graduate students in psychology, social work, counseling, and student affairs. We recognize the importance of quality supervision and training in the education of future mental health professionals.

For more information about the CSU Health Network and Counseling Services, go to:

CSU offers full benefits which include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement programs and more. The University’s Commitment to Campus benefits program offers a wide range of programs, discounts and special benefits available to eligible faculty and staff. For more detailed information about CSU benefits, visit and

Position Summary

The position of Psychologist provides mental health services for Colorado State University students. Responsibilities include support of alcohol and other drug treatment services, general clinical services, graduate training, and outreach programming. This position reports to the Director of Specialty Counseling Services and serves as a staff member in DAY Programs.

CSU offers full benefits which include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement programs and more. The University’s Commitment to Campus benefits program offers a wide range of programs, discounts and special benefits available to eligible faculty and staff. For more detailed information about CSU benefits, visit and

Required Job Qualifications

  • Licensed Psychologist
  • A minimum of 2 years experience providing alcohol and other drug treatment services.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and experience with the treatment of individuals with marginalized identities.
  • Experience providing mental health and substance use counseling to individuals, couples, and groups.
  • Experience working on a multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision.
  • Experience working with college age individuals.
  • Excellent written communication skills.

Diversity Statement

Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Direct Service Duty/Responsibility

  • Provides on-call screening/triage services within a counseling center setting
  • Provides behavioral health consultations within a primary care clinic setting
  • Conducts intake and assessment services
  • Provides individual and couple counseling/psychotherapy
  • Facilitates interpersonal process, theme, support and psycho-educational groups
  • Responds to campus crises
  • Provides after-hours crisis coverage as needed
  • Provides outreach, liaison, and consultation services consistent with the mission of Counseling Services
  • Provides supervision of assigned trainees in accordance with training policies and procedures

Percentage Of Time 70 Job Duty Category Professional & Administrative Reponsibilities Duty/Responsibility

  • Demonstrates a commitment to serving diverse populations and underrepresented students
  • Assumes responsibility for coordination of a treatment team, clinical service or training area as needed
  • Develops specialty/expertise in a clinical or training area
  • Mentors new professionals and acts as a senior consultant to staff and trainees
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations
  • Attends staff meetings
  • Serves on internal and external committees
  • Follows agency policies and procedures consistent with state mental health statutes, ethical guidelines, best practices and HIPAA.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Percentage Of Time 30

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants should upload a cover letter that addresses how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Applicants needing assistance to submit materials may contact Karen Fox,

Conditions of Employment

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

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EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.