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Position Details


Long Classification Title SENIOR PSYCHOLOGIST
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH Psychological & Counseling Services
Summary of Position

Provide individual and group psychotherapy, crisis and emergency on-call, case management, campus outreach, consultation and supervision/training of doctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows. Demonstrated experience working in mental health service provision at senior level.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PS0527FY18
Acceptable minimum level of education Terminal Degree
Acceptable minimum years of experience 3 years
Other minimum qualifications

Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or equivalent, including a supervised internship and five years experience in the mental health field. Eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in New Hampshire.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Five years post licensure experience as a psychologist as well as strengths in crisis and case management. Expertise in psychotherapy and clinical supervision. Demonstrated leadership in the field of psychology. Ability to consult around mental health issues with students, faculty and staff.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE) .87
Grade 24
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

Posting Details

Posting Date 08/25/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position provide projected end date
DOT Safety Information None applicable

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties


Provide psychotherapy to students individually, as couples and/or in groups. Provide intakes, walk-in and emergency appointments. Diagnose students using current nationally and internationally recognized diagnostic systems, utilizing appropriate empirically validated psychological instruments and/or techniques. As a function of diagnosis, develop and implement treatment plans based upon current best practices in the field of psychology. Screen clients for psychological disorders and refer off-campus for psychiatric evaluation, specialized treatment, and/or long-term therapy as appropriate. Maintain files to document counseling contacts. Provide clinical services in accordance with New Hampshire law and adhere to the the Ethical Principles of the American Psychological Association. Are knowledgeable about and provide services consistent with current professional and ethical standards and local, state and federal laws governing the practice of psychology.


Provide outreach programming services for the campus community. Conduct workshops and programs designed to address the needs and/or concerns of students, faculty and staff. Serve as consultant to faculty, staff and students on matters relating to the well-being of students, and to other programs.


Serve as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Serve on committees both within the counseling center and in the greater university. Maintain awareness of best practices, ethics, mental health law in New Hampshire, emerging trends and new legislation.


Provide crisis intervention for emergencies as needed and emergency on-call after hours including nights each semester.


Perform other related duties, as assigned.


Provide supervision and/or training to doctoral level trainees and post-doctoral fellowship trainees.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
Optional Documents