Job Overview

Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
Seoul is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. It is a mega-city with a population of more than 10 million people. Seoul is the heart of Korea's culture and education as well as politics and economics. It is the home to many old historic sites like Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung Palaces, and places of traditional culture like Bukchon Hanok Village, Insa-dong, and Namdaemun Market. The shopping and entertainment districts of Myeongdong and Apgujeong, and Asia's largest underground shopping center COEX Mall also draw a large number of tourists every year. The Hangang River, which runs through the center of the city, is also a distinctive landscape of Seoul that offers a myriad of resting areas for citizens.

This position provides services for the Educational and Developmental Interventions Services (EDIS) Program. You will be working with children birth through 21 years of age with developmental, emotional, and behavioral disorders which have a negative impact on the child's ability to benefit from their educational program.

Candidates initially selected from the U.S. may receive certain foreign area benefits such as Living Quarters Allowance, government quarters, Post Allowance, home leave, etc. Living Quarters allowance covers most of the cost of living. Post Allowance is a cost-of-living allowance granted to employees stationed at a post in a foreign area.

The initial length of this oversears tour is three years.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties

As a Clinical Psychologist in Seoul, South Korea, you will:

  • Utilize diagnostic techniques to differentiate among mild, moderate, and/or severe psychological developmental disorders, such as: autism/pervasive development disorders, family dysfunction, child abuse or neglect, and/or cognitive impairment, to make recommendations related to student’s education.
  • Determine the appropriate psychological test to evaluate the child and/or adolescent’s cognitive, psycho-educational, psycho-social, occupational, and/or neuropsychological functioning in an educational setting.
  • Provide treatment for a wide range of emotionally and/or mentally disabling disorders while utilizing a variety of treatment modalities in an educational setting.
  • Document various patient records, such as: evaluations, treatment sessions, quarterly summaries, and/or closing summaries, in a program management information system.

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • Up to 25% Business Travel is required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Moving expenses will be paid subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR).