Staff Clinicians

Skidmore College,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Tue, Sep 1st, '20


Applications will be reviewed immediately

Start Date:

As soon as possible

Last Updated:

Tue, Sep 1st, '20

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  • Full Time

The Skidmore College Counseling Center invites applications to fill two Staff Psychologist/Social Worker positions.  We have two available positions, with a start date as soon as possible.  The positions are full-time, 11-month appointments.  The positions involve providing short-term therapy, including single session work; crisis intervention, including rotation in after-hours on-call coverage; psycho-educational programming; consultation to faculty, staff, and families; leading a skills-based workshop series several times each semester; serving as a liaison to our Office of Student Diversity Programs or Athletics Department; and participation in the Center’s multidisciplinary treatment team, as well as the larger division of Student Affairs.  The successful applicant will also be involved in training the college’s Residential Life staff as well as other student leadership training.


Skidmore is a highly ranked, residential, liberal arts college situated on 1,000 acres of natural beauty in Saratoga Springs, New York.

With 2,500 students from 40 states and 70 countries, 43 majors, more than 100 student clubs, funded research and internship opportunities, and 118 study abroad programs, it offers a dynamic college experience.

Consistently acclaimed in national rankings, Skidmore has been recognized as one of “America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges,” a “Best Value” school and a “Hidden Ivy


Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or a Master’s degree in Social work.  At least one year previous experience working with college age population. Completion of a supervised and accredited internship. Licensed or license eligible within one year as either a NYS psychologist or an LCSW.


Candidates should possess a doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or a Master’s in Social Work; have completed a supervised internship; be licensed or license-eligible within one year as a psychologist or LCSW in New York State; have strong diagnostic and clinical skills as well as experience in working with a broad array of psychological, emotional, and developmental concerns; have experience in working with a traditional college-aged population; and have a demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse populations including students of color, international students, and LGBTQ+ students. Expertise in providing short-term therapy and skilled risk assessment/risk management are essential. Experience with single-session therapy and/or stepped care would be a plus.


Commensurate with experience


To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: a cover letter, cv/resume and a list of three professional references. A graduate transcript is also required, but can be sent separately.

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.

The College is especially interested in candidates from under represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations and who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.