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Human Resource Services

Psychologist (Position #4777)

Posted On: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Position Type: Supportive Prof
College/Division: Student Affairs
Department: Counseling & Consultation Services
Contact: Joan Parrish | jparrish1@niu.edu | 815-753-1208
Phone: 815-753-1208


Northern Illinois University (NIU) Counseling & Consultation Services (CCS) is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill a Psychologist position. This 12-month position reports to the Executive Director for Counseling & Consultation Services and is responsible for providing direct client care including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, outreach programming for the university community; consultation to faculty, students, and staff; and supervision and training for doctoral interns, practicum students, and graduate trainees.

CCS is housed within the Division of Student Affairs at NIU. The department maintains a commitment to supporting the academic, emotional, social and cultural development of students through student-centered programs and services. CCS values a welcoming atmosphere that embraces all aspects of diversity, promoting awareness, empathy, and cultural competence across the university community.

Northern Illinois University is located in DeKalb, IL, approximately 65 miles west of Chicago, with an enrollment of roughly 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The vision of NIU is to be the premier student-centered, research-focused public university in the Midwest, with an emphasis on excellence and engagement in learning, artistry and service. The Division of Student Affairs values student centered service, partnerships focused on student success, equity and social justice as well as promoting professional growth. Creativity, energy and innovation are welcomed and encouraged.


1) Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology earned by start date
2) Experience providing supervision to psychology trainees and doctoral interns
3) Licensure as a psychologist in the state of Illinois within 18 months of hire
4) Demonstrated commitment to diversity
5) Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Prior experience in a university counseling center


A formal letter of interest, current resume/vita, a list of three current professional references with contact information and two letters of recommendation should be sent via e-mail or postal service to Joan Parrish, Office Manager. E-mail address is jparrish1@niu.edu; mailing address is Counseling & Consultation Services, Campus Life Building Suite 200, DeKalb, IL 60115.

Preference will be given to complete application packets received by March 24, 2017; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

In compliance with the Illinois Campus Security Act, before an offer of employment is made, the university will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. NIU recognizes Dual Career issues.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.