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Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 01/09/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/09/2018
Working Title Psychologist
Job Classification Student Services III
Department Name 06111-Counseling Center
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0134259
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center is seeking a qualified Staff Psychologist. The Staff Psychologist is responsible for providing direct clinical services to a diverse student body within the University’s Counseling Center, including assessment, individual, couples, and group counseling as well as crisis intervention. The incumbent will be responsible for the supervision of practicum students, predoctoral interns, and postdoctoral fellows. This position will also provide outreach and consultation to staff, faculty, parents, and students as needed and participate actively in staff, committee, and professional development activities.

Must be committed to and experienced in working with students of diverse backgrounds and a range of presenting concerns. Excellent communication and demonstrated supervisory skills are also highly important. A qualified applicant must have a PhD or PsyD in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program. The applicant must also be license eligible and have a Pennsylvania license within one year from date of employment.

Education Required PhD or ScD
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

PhD or PsyD in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program.

Required Licenses/Certifications

License eligible as Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Licensed within 1 year.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Will need to work some evening shifts.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD or ScD or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents