Connecticut College,

Student Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Fri, Jul 31st, '20



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Thu, Oct 1st, '20

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  • Full Time

Connecticut College is conducting a national search for a Counselor in the Student Counseling Services office.  This is a clinical position that requires psychological diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of student patients.  The Counselor will provide clinical supervision for Psychology training programs and will provide consultative, crisis, on-call and outreach services to the campus community.  As part of our commitment to keep our campus community safe, all members who are working on campus participate in our free, weekly on campus COVID-19 testing.  This position is benefits eligible, full time (37.5 hours/week), ending May 2021.

The Counselor will be required to have a general expert knowledge of mental health and psychological functioning and must have experience with and proficiency in providing counseling that is affirmative, sex-positive, culturally sensitive, consistent with risk reduction principle.  It is important that our Counselor also have experience in counseling that promotes self-determination and addresses issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and the intersection of these aspects of identities with other categories such as race, class, and religion, as well as physical functioning.  In addition, the Counselor will have experience in recovery, assessment and treatment of addictive behaviors; provide targeted outreach efforts and psychoeducational programming to the general student population along with targeted populations at the College.


As a highly selective residential liberal arts college, Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences.  We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups.   AA/EOE

Doctoral degree in clinical psychology (Ph.D./ Psy.D), completion of an APA approved program and internship, and 2-3 years of clinical experience required; experience in college mental health setting preferred.  Licensed to practice (or license-eligible) as a psychologist in the state of Connecticut required. High integrity needed to handle confidential information; knowledge, training and experience in working with diverse clinical and multicultural and other traditionally underserved populations (multicultural competence); demonstrated competence in LGBTQIA+ counseling and specialization in multicultural issues; experience in recovery, assessment and treatment of addictive behaviors (alcohol and other drugs, internet, eating disorders); well-organized, able to work under pressure and as a member of a team.  Must have the ability to interact well with a variety of people from all aspects of the college and community; excellent presentation skills and social skills. Travel as necessary to meet the requirements of the position.
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