University of Wisconsin-Whitewater   Whitewater, WI   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on February 27, 2023
Apply Now

The University Health & Counseling Center of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is seeking a qualified individual to apply for a psychologist position. This position is .85 – 1.0 FTE appointment with full benefits with possible reduced hours during the summer. The psychologist hired will join a commitment and energetic team who strive every day to provide a safe, supportive, and helpful atmosphere to address the psychological, personal, and academic well-being of our students.


This position is responsible for providing a full range of educational, training and consultation services to faculty, staff, and students. This generalist position addresses the developmental, transitional, mental health, and prevention needs of all students.


 Minimum Requirements

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in psychology at the time of hire (ABD will not be considered)
  • Eligible to obtain Wisconsin psychologist licensure or reciprocity within 6 months of hire
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion practices within an organization, team, and/or campus environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Passed EPPP exam
  • Possess a state license to practice psychology and eligible to supervise doctoral interns
  • Experience providing supervision of mental health treatment to trainees or unlicensed staff
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Experience designing and providing education training, and outreach activities
  • Experience conducting crisis intervention with high-risk clients
  • Experience providing psychological assessments and supervising doctoral interns’ provision of assessments.
  • Experience working within a brief treatment model
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a part of multidisciplinary treatment team

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.


 65% Provision of direct clinical services which include individual and group counseling, crisis management, adjunctive services and consultation.

  • Perform patient psycho-diagnostic, psychological assessments and evaluations
  • Identify patient psychological disorders and emotional patterns to understand and predict behavior
  • Provide individual, couples, and group counseling/therapy for students and triage appointments
  • Assess safety risks and develop safety plan for at-risk individuals
  • Provide coverage of crisis intervention, a minimum of one day per week for student in acute emotional distress
  • Develop, implement, and monitor individual and group psychological treatment programs with clinical staff and physicians
  • Complete clinical treatment reports in accordance with department and agency guidelines
  • Demonstrate an understanding of working with diverse populations
  • Explore referral options in the community; maintain updated list of referral providers
  • Provide consultation and referrals services to students, faculty, and staff regarding mental health issues.
  • Adhere to ethical practices guided by the professional code of ethics

20% Clinical Supervision

  • Provide individual clinical supervision to counseling trainees within an APA-accredited Doctoral Internship program. Trainee receive a minimum of two hours of supervision per week.
  • Provide didactic seminars for doctoral trainees

10% Outreach and Training

  • Provide a minimum of one UHCS outreach initiative each academic semester
  • Serve as liaison to related campus departments (i.e., Health Services, psychiatry, nutrition, athletics/athletic training, student services)
  • May provide expertise, training, and guidance to the community, peers, and/or students
  • Maintain the appropriate license/certification for psychologists. During each biennium, psychologist must complete 40 credit hours of continuing education.
  • Participate on university committees and internal program planning, development and evaluation.

5% Staff Meetings and Other Duties as Assigned

  • Assume other responsibilities as assigned



Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting annual salary within a range of $67,000 – $80,000.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure.


 Applications received by March 24th, 2023 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Karen Brueggeman