Post-Doctoral Counselor

Oregon State University Counseling and Psychological Services has two Post-Doctoral Counselor positions opening.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) of Oregon State University is a valued and thriving agency within a strong Division of Student Affairs and is accredited by IACS and hosts an APA-accredited internship.

CAPS has strong group and mental health promotion programs. The post-doctoral counselor will also be able to tailor some of their clinical interests including group facilitation.

The successful candidate will display a commitment to: (1) Commitment to a brief therapy model in a high demand setting, (2) Cultural humility, and (3) Integrative approach to community development and student support



Responsibilities will include brief individual therapy, relationship therapy, and group therapy; triage and crisis coverage; diagnostic assessment; treatment planning; documentation of clinical work; professional consultation; there may also be opportunities to provide training/supervision trainees contingent upon cohort size. 


60% direct service* per week (24 hours):

 0-4 hours group therapy

1.5 hours provision of supervision

2 hours on-call

13-20 hours individual and relationship therapy

* These numbers are representative of the current academic year; the CAPS system is dynamic and ever evolving, so there may be adjustments during the year.


40% other assigned duties (16 hours):

1.5 hours staff meeting

1 hour individual supervision

1 hour consultation group

Remaining time: in-service training, staff development, other consultation groups, committees, clinical note writing and licensure prep.



Annual Salary of $49,000 plus medical, dental and vision benefits.

$1000 for professional development funds that can be used for trainings or EPPP prep materials.

20 days of vacation/sick/personal leave.

9 university holidays.

5 professional development days to use for attending trainings, licensure prep, and job interviews.



Supervision will be provided in accordance with residency requirements in Oregon.


Required Qualifications:

Ph. D. or Psy. D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from a CPA- or APA-accredited program. Degree must be conferred by start date.

Successful completion of an APPIC-accredited internship.

Dissertation successfully defended by August 1, 2022.

A demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Incumbents must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check and be deemed fit for duty at placement and while serving in the position.


Preferred Qualifications:

Completion of an APA-accredited internship.

University Counseling Center experience

Experience providing primary clinical supervision of a doctoral-level practicum student.


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About OSU

OSU has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism and community. We actively recruit and work to retain a diverse workforce and student body that include members of historically underrepresented groups. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus environment. OSU provides outstanding leadership opportunities for people interested in promoting and enhancing diversity, nurturing creativity and building community.


Oregon State University’s (OSU) Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is strongly committed to affirming diversity in a broad sense, to treating all with dignity and respect, and to opposing discrimination, prejudice, and oppression. Because OSU is a predominantly and historically white institution (PWI), it is especially critical that we center the experiences and needs of students and staff with marginalized identities, and that we provide comprehensive, holistic support that is specifically designed to meet those needs. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse, inclusive, and just community

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About Corvallis

OSU is located in Corvallis, a thriving community consistently ranking among the

nation’s top 5 college towns and top 20 places to live. Tucked into the lush

Willamette Valley, Corvallis lies between the beautiful Oregon Coast and majestic Cascade Mountains, and is just a 90-minute drive from Portland. It is the perfect place for anyone who enjoys culture, nature, and outdoor pursuits.

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