Counseling/Clinical Ast Professor

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Health Profession, Library/Physical/Social Science, Other
Department:04030100 - SA-COUNSELING & WELLNESS CTR

Classification Title:

Counselor/Clinical Assistant Professor

Job Description: The Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) at the University of Florida is seeking multiple mental health professionals with experience in collegiate mental health who thrive in an environment that values collaboration and support among team members and will work with us as we seek to embrace differences and help nurture a healthy and healing campus environment for all. Our team’s mission is fostering human development in all of its diversity through compassion, empowerment, advocacy, hope, empathy, and heart.

We are seeking early, mid-, and late-career generalists with a strong interest in working with domestic and international students in a university counseling center. The clinical assistant professor’s primary responsibility is to provide direct clinical services, including group, individual and couples counseling, to University of Florida students. Potential colleagues should have experience working with a wide range of client problems and levels of severity. Clinical faculty members also provide consultation to UF faculty and staff. All faculty in our department provide professional training and teaching to graduate students, doctoral interns, and post-doctoral fellows. Similarly, all faculty take part in outreach and prevention efforts. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: assessment/psychological testing, men’s issues, substance abuse, autism spectrum, trauma, and psychotherapy and outreach with underserved/underrepresented minority groups.
Advertised Salary:

Negotiable based on qualifications and experience.  

Minimum Requirements:

Clinical Assistant Professors must (1) have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology or counseling from an APA or CACREP accredited doctoral program; and (2) be licensed or license-eligible as a mental health professional or psychologist in the state of Florida within two years of employment.  Employment with the University of Florida is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with college students and staff
  • Experience working in settings with more severe populations
  • Administrative and computer application skills required to effectively implement and maintain a case management and tracking system
  • Demonstrated skill in working well under pressure to prioritize and manage multiple clinical situations and to coordinate these efforts as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging workload while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships
  • Collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards colleagues
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and commitment to multicultural issues/social justice and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups
  • Self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals, standards and ethics
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in college mental health, including crisis assessment, brief intervention, confidentiality requirements, outreach and referral
  • Strong interest and experience with training and supervising students from various disciplines at the master's, doctoral, and postdoctoral level
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Persons interested in applying for this position should apply online at   Electronic applications are required. Anyone requiring special accommodations to complete an application should contact the Search Committee Chair:  Dr. Sara Nash;

To ensure full consideration, vitas, application letters, and contact information including email addresses from three professional references should be submitted no later than January 31, 2018.  The University of Florida is an AA/EO employer and acts in compliance with all aspects of the ADA. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. We seek candidates that can demonstrate their experiences with working with diverse students, faculty and staff and working in a multicultural environment. Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants do not need to reapply.

Health Assessment Required: No


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