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Counseling Psychologist 4 (0579U), University Health Services - 42824
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Feb. 1, 2023
Title Counseling Psychologist 4 (0579U), University Health Services - 42824
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Counseling Services

Counseling Psychologist 4 (0579U), University Health Services - 42824

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit

Departmental Overview

UC Berkeley's University Health Services (UHS) is a comprehensive college health service providing fully accredited, primary medical care, counseling and psychological services, and innovative health promotion programs for students, faculty, and staff. UHS provides on-campus medical care and coordinates supplemental needs for off-campus care through a network of community specialists and hospitals. UHS manages the student health insurance and workers' compensation insurance programs.

Approximately 65,000 visits occur annually including Primary Care, Urgent Care, Occupational Health and Specialty Clinics. Services are designed to minimize the impact of illness, emotional distress and injury on studies and work. The Social Services (SOS) unit offers short-term counseling, groups, case management and nutrition services to the campus student population. Counseling staff consists of social workers who provide compassionate specialty counseling on a range of specific and highly sensitive topics. Coupled with health promotion and public health programs, UHS reaches all segments of the Berkeley campus community. Learn more about UHS by visiting

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 10/3/2022


  • Performs comprehensive neuropsychological assessments and evaluation of cases with moderate to high complexity and cases that may or may not be pre-screened for the purposes of differential diagnosis and treatment planning. Also provides individual and/or group counseling.
  • Receives regular feedback on clinical and assessment techniques employed on assigned cases.
  • Assessments will be conducted to better understand diverse processes (e.g., intelligence, academic ability, attention, concentration, sensory-motor function, language, learning, and memory), and diverse cultural, and ethnic populations with intersecting identities.
  • Provide brief interventions to students including (but not limited to) those with learning disabilities, ADHD, cognitive impairments, and neurodiverse learning and communication styles.
  • Provides training and supervision on psychological assessment to practicum students, predoctoral interns, and postdoctoral fellows.
  • Provides, leadership, guidance, and support to staff psychologists on the assessment team Lead psychological assessment programming for students at UC Berkeley Mental Health Services.
  • Develops specialized programs, goals and objectives for unit(s), and / or specific clinical program(s).
  • Design and/or implement rehabilitation plans for students with cognitive dysfunction.
  • Assess students' progress before and after pharmacologic, surgical, or behavioral interventions.
  • Serves as a member on various committees on issues of significance to the University.
  • As technical leader, performs evaluation, diagnosis, and psychotherapy for the most difficult and complex cases.
  • Serves as program coordinator, establishing and managing standards and other related functions for lower level professional Counseling Psychologists.
  • Participate in educational programs, in-service training, or workshops for continuing professional development.

Required Qualifications

  • Skills associated with program development and implementation.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with diverse client group, medical staff, and faculty.
  • Ability to conduct the most complex analysis, develop and present recommendations, findings, and determine appropriate course of treatment.
  • Experience assessing and treating adolescents and/or young adults.
  • 3-5 years of experience specializing in neuropsychological assessment.
  • Written and verbal fluency in English.


  • Doctorate in clinical psychology or counseling, postdoctoral work required.
  • Ph.D. or a Psy.D in clinical psychology, school psychology, or counseling psychology from an APA and/or CPA accredited program, including internship training.
  • Current, valid license in California as a psychologist. Out-of-state licensed psychologists have 180 days to complete licensure requirements in the State of California.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge associated with conducting evaluation, diagnosis and psychotherapy services.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship focused on psychological assessment preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of laws and ethical standards.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced skills associated with conducting the most complex diagnosis, problem-solving and critical-thinking.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship focused on psychological assessment preferred.
  • Experience leading and participating in interdisciplinary teams preferred.
  • Experience working in diverse post-secondary populations preferred.
  • Fluency in Spanish or Mandarin is considered an asset.

Salary & Benefits

  • This is a full-time (40 hours/week), career position, and eligible for full UC benefits.
  • This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $91,400-$131,100.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume when applying.

Other Information

Your employment is dependent on obtaining and maintaining a credentialing clearance (if applicable), background clearance and medical clearance according to University Health Service policies.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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