Post Doctoral Psychology Resident

Oberlin College and Conservatory,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Wed, Feb 12th, '20


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Wed, Feb 12th, '20

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  • Full Time

The Counseling Center at Oberlin College invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Psychology Residency. This is a full-time, 10-month (August 17th, 2020, through June 15th, 2021) position, reporting to the Director of Student Health and the Counseling Center

The Post-Doctoral Psychology Resident will have general responsibility for the following: provide individual and group counseling; psychological assessment; conduct crisis intervention and participate in evening and weekend on-call duties; conduct psychoeducational programs and assist students in their personal and educational goals; provide training/consultation with faculty and staff.

Residents are provided a minimum of 2 hours of individual supervision weekly. They participate in weekly group case conferences and consultation to the college community.

As members of the Administrative and Professional Staff, residents are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, with approximately 50 – 60% of their time devoted to direct clinical service. The remainder of time is distributed among the areas of outreach and consultation.


Oberlin College & Conservatory is a four-year, highly selective liberal arts college that combines a top-ranked college of arts and sciences with a world-renowned conservatory of music.  Combined, the two divisions enroll approximately 2,900 students.  Founded in 1833, Oberlin College & Conservatory was the first college in America to make interracial education and coeducation central to its mission-traditions that live today within a commitment to positive social engagement.

Located 35 miles southwest of Cleveland, OH, Oberlin College & Conservatory has earned a reputation of excellence based on the quality of its richly diverse student body, outstanding faculty, excellent facilities, and academic and technological resources. 

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The position requires a doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology (or nearly completed doctorate) with completion of a counseling or clinical internship. Candidates must have a strong commitment to, and experiences working with, people of diverse populations.


Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with counseling and student health team members

Completion of an APA-approved internship

Excellent communication and presentation skills


Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.


Applicants should submit a résumé, along with a cover letter describing qualifications and interest in the position. You will also need to provide a list of three references.