Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for a Psychologist/Counselor to join our community.
Under the direction of the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, this full-time position provides direct clinical services, consultation, educational programming and outreach designed to foster the full development and psychological well-being of the University’s student population.
Essential Job Functions
Direct Clinical Services and Consultation:
Provide initial intake evaluation; individual, couple and group psychotherapy; outreach programming and educational workshops; mental health screenings; urgent care coverage; rotating on-call, after hours emergency consultation; crisis intervention and postvention efforts; and referrals for mental health services in the local community.
Provide consultation and training to faculty, administrators, residence staff, and other student services personnel regarding psychological development and behavioral health issues.
Participate in university-wide and/or divisional committees as assigned. Serve as liaison between CAPS and other departments on campus as assigned. Maintain clinical case files in accordance with legal, ethical and professional standards.
Supervision and Training Responsibilities:
Provide clinical supervision and didactic training to doctoral interns in the CAPS psychology internship program.
Marginal Job Functions
Performs other duties as assigned.
Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA -accredited program.
Licensed or license-eligible in Washington State: Must obtain license within 1 year of employment.
Excellent skills in assessment, diagnosis, and intervention (crisis intervention; time-limited individual and couple therapy; group therapy).
Understanding of and ability to work within a student development perspective. Ability to consult and collaborate with University personnel and off-campus mental health and psychiatric services. Experience in programming and outreach and the ability to interact with a diverse population. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
All candidates must show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and the university’s mission, vision, and values.
All positions at Seattle University require a criminal history background check.
Prior experience providing clinical supervision to doctoral-level trainees/interns in clinical or counseling psychology is highly preferred.
A minimum of two years post-license experience providing clinical services to young adults in a university counseling center is desired.
Specialized interest, training and experience working with culturally diverse and LGBTQ students is also preferred. Experience and interest in designing group programs and providing group therapy is valued.
Salary starts at $56,000+ annually based on skills and qualifications.
Excellent Benefits Package
Our excellent benefits package currently includes: Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, significantly subsidized for employee and dependents; generous retirement plan: 10% of salary contributed by University (after 1 year); vacation, sick leave, 11 holidays plus Christmas week off, community service leave; Transportation pass 75% paid; Automatic payroll deposit; Library privileges for employees; University fitness facilities free for employees; S.U. tuition for employees and dependents administered in accordance with University policies.
Please apply online at: https://jobs.seattleu.edu. Applicants are also required to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying.
Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 206-296-5870.
Seattle University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in the administration of any of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, and other school-administered policies and programs, or in its employment related policies and practices. In addition, the University does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information in its employment related policies and practices, including coverage under its health benefits program.
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Office of Human Resources
Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education.