Staff Psychologist

Malcolm X College - City Colleges of Chicago,

Wellness Center
Last Posted:

Wed, Mar 4th, '20


Until position is filled.

Start Date:

May or June 2020.

Last Updated:

Wed, Mar 4th, '20

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  • Full Time

Reporting to a Clinical Director - Wellness Center and under general supervision, the Staff Psychologist-Wellness Center provides a range of counseling and case management services to students, faculty and staff. Participates in the areas of clinical services, graduate-level training program, wellness initiatives and daily operations. Has primary clinical supervision of assigned graduate level trainees and collaboratively participates in the group training of all graduate-level trainees participating in the Clinical Training Program. Contributes to the best-practices operations of the Wellness Center and participates in promoting a holistic plan of health and wellness initiatives for CCC students. Performs related duties as required.


·         May be assigned by the Clinical Director – Wellness Center to provide as-needed day-to-day direction of clinical activities and monitoring of all trainee services provided. May be assigned to address administrative-level time-sensitive concerns, inter-department meetings, or requested consultations.

·         Contributes to the development and implementation of evidence-based and best practices initiatives and services.

·         Assists in identifying and developing additional clinical competency training materials for graduate-level trainees.

·         Provides doctoral-level clinical supervision to graduate-level trainees.

·         Supervises doctoral-level trainees in psychological assessments and report writing. Conduct assessments when necessary.

·         Participates in triage of walk-in clients or crisis counseling or services. Meets with walk-in clients to assess their immediate or emergency needs, and provides crisis counseling and intervention services as needed or delegates appropriately to clinical staff or graduate level trainees.

·         Provides referrals to appropriate health and social service agencies for additional services as required.

·         Conducts best practices crisis assessment and intervention and arranges emergency psychiatric assessment, as needed.

·         Provides individual and group psychotherapy and case management to a diverse student population across a broad range of presenting issues.

·         Provides short-term counseling and coaching to clients to address problems, develop coping mechanisms and skills to deals with issues of stress, time management and organization.

·         Develops and implements educational and prevention outreach programming, especially for undeserved or special populations, which demonstrates cultural responsiveness.

·         Conducts workshops and professional development for students, faculty and staff on critical topics such as Mental Health 101, stress and time management, violence prevention/verbal de-escalation, healthy relationships, and veteran’s issues.

·         Maintains case records and data on services provided by the Wellness Center and creates reports evaluating the effectiveness of services using Titanium medical records system and Counseling Center Assessment Psychological Symptoms (CCAPS).

·         Creates and maintains a professional, welcoming environment for individuals visiting the Wellness Center for services and information.

·         Additional duties as assigned.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Chicago residency is required for full-time employees within (6) months of hire.

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!


Malcolm X College (MXC) is conveniently located near the Illinois Medical District and offers one of the largest selections of health sciences degrees in Cook County. With an enrollment of nearly 16,000 credit and non-credit students, MXC is situated near the birth place of the City Colleges of Chicago, Crane Junior College, which was established in 1911 at the corner of Jackson and Oakley. In January 2016, Malcolm X College opened a brand new $251 million state-of-the-art School of Health Sciences, featuring a virtual hospital. It also houses the new City Colleges of Chicago School of Nursing. 

Learn more about us at: Malcolm X College Wellness Center


    Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or closely related field.

    Active licensure by the State of Illinois as a Clinical Psychologist within six (6) months of hire is required.

    At least two (2) years of experience providing mental health services to college students or populations with trauma.

    At least two (2) years of experience providing clinical supervision to doctoral-level trainees. (This may include those trainees at the internship or post-doctoral level.) 

    Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in working with a multi-cultural population and demonstrate a commitment to providing culturally competent services to our diverse student population.

    Knowledge and experience in administration of psychological assessment tools including cognitive, achievement, and personality measures.

    Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

    Excellent organizational skills.

    Ability to work with and relate to a culturally diverse student body, faculty and staff..

    Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Starting Salary is 70,000+  candidate's experience is considered in compensation process.

This position is a Full Time "non-bargained for" Job family 415.

We offer excellent benefits that include full health benefits, retirement plan, investment plans, paid vacation/holidays and tuition reimbursement. For more detailed overview of benefits visit and enter "Health and Benefits" into our search engine.   


Cover letter and resume to be uploaded in the City Colleges of Chicago employment application portal.

The portal can be found at: Employment at City Colleges of Chicago and search posted positions for Staff Psychologist.