Staff Clinician - Health and Wellness

Tufts University,

Counseling and Mental Health Service
Last Posted:

Wed, Apr 1st, '20



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Wed, Apr 1st, '20

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  • Full Time

Tufts University Counseling and Mental Health Service (CMHS) is a division of Tufts department of Health and Wellness, which also includes Tufts Health Service and Tufts Health promotion. The department contributes to the educational mission of The University through a variety of activities devoted to prevention, intervention, and consultation. Serving a diverse student body of approximately 7500 undergraduate and graduate students, CMHS is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment which is inclusive and culturally informed. We are a multicultural team with an ongoing focus on deepening our understanding of the intersectional identities of all members of our community. we bring energy and a collaborative approach to the provision of brief counseling and psychiatric services. In addition, we are active on campus doing training, outreach and liaison work, as well as consulting to the Tufts community of students, parents, faculty, and staff regarding students of concern. We also provide crisis intervention and emergency on-call services to the campus community in the event of a mental health crisis.

This position entails the provision of a full range of psychological services to the Tufts University community. The successful candidate will possess specific training and experience working with diverse populations including, but not limited to African American and other students of color, LGBTQ+ students, as well as students of different ethnicities, immigration histories, and intersecting identities. This position includes providing clinical services including assessment, individual, couples, and group counseling, and crisis intervention, as well as liaison/outreach activities, and community consultation. The position also includes participation in 24-hour emergency on-call rotations, involving telephone and/or face-to-face after hours evaluations when necessary. Participation and presentations in in-service trainings, as well as possible supervision of postgraduate trainees may also be required.


Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.


Basic Requirements:

  • Doctorate in Psychology or LICSW required.
  • Current LICSW in Massachusetts, or Licensed/license-eligible Massachusetts Psychologist Provider.
  • Clinical experience involving brief therapy with a college student/young adult population.
  • Strong generalist experience working with a variety of issues common in college populations including stress and anxiety management, eating and body image issues, sexual and other forms of trauma, substance abuse, non-suicidal self-injury, suicidality, depression and mood disorders, ADHD, ASD, etc..
  • Demonstrated training and experience working with diverse populations including, but not limited to African American and other students of color, LGBQ+ students, as well as students of different ethnicities and immigration histories.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency. Ability to participate in after-hours on-call rotation and other after-hours campus activities.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • We are committed to strengthening and expanding culturally competent clinical and programming expertise in a number of areas including; providing relevant and effective services to communities of color; gender identity including non-binary, transgender, and related issues; working with students on the autism spectrum; alcohol and other drug issues; and first-generation student issues.
  • Bilingual candidates are urged to apply.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.