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Position:  Psychologist

Department:  Counseling & Psychological Services, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Application Review Date:  08/07/2023 (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date). Open until filled..

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The psychologist in this position is expected to function as a professionally responsible mental health care provider to UNL students by providing diagnostic services, treatment, consultation, and education. Facilitating individual, group, and relationship counseling sessions, the psychologist will engage student clients to establish therapeutic relationships that address the emotional, educational, and developmental needs of students. Providing initial evaluations and crisis intervention services are essential to the position. This work requires the psychologist to perform routine case records management, consultation with professional colleagues, correspondence with and on behalf of clients, and interactions with other professionals in the University Health Center and across campus. Consistent with CAPS’s commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, the Psychologist will be expected to connect with and support underserved student groups (e.g. students of color, LGBTQ, international students, students with disabilities).

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation.



PhD or PsyD in Psychology or related discipline from an accredited training program (or equivalent) along with one year of an APA doctoral internship required. Experience in a multidisciplinary psychological setting. Eligibility for licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Nebraska (must meet the requirements for sitting for the national exam for licensure) within two (2) years of hire. Must have ability to form effective therapeutic relationships with students. Coursework and experience in provision of supervision is required as the person filling this position will contribute to the CAPS supervisory team and to the training of doctoral interns. Demonstrated expertise working with underrepresented and first-generation students necessary. Sensitivity, knowledge, and effectiveness in working with a diverse student population, including ethnic minorities, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students, and other under-represented groups essential. Ability to consult and present educational programs related to educational, developmental, and mental health issues required. Ability to consult and present educational programs related to educational, developmental, and mental health issues, especially regarding underrepresented student concerns necessary. Considerable knowledge of personality theory, psychopathology, normal and abnormal development, techniques of psychotherapy and factors relating to individual and social psychopathology required. Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary mental health team, and with other health professionals, University faculty and staff, and the general public essential. Knowledge of and experience with psychological assessment instruments required. Must have knowledge of referral sources and indications for appropriate referral.


Experience working in a comprehensive counseling center at a college or university is helpful. Exposure to stepped care and short-term models of counseling are helpful. Experience working with traditionally underserved student groups including all students of color on campus and first-generation students. Experience in creating liaison relationships with traditionally underserved student groups and developing innovative programming to these student groups preferred. Multicultural knowledge and experience is highly valued. An ability and willingness to work evening hours is desirable. If agreeable, an alternative work schedule could be arranged.



Salary commensurate with experience. Full-time pay with the additional benefit of one month off each summer after working at CAPS for a year. This is an amazing opportunity to work at an inclusive, supportive, and caring culture.


To apply, visit our website HERE. Then click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

(Posted: 7/25/23)

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