University of Pennsylvania,

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Last Posted:

Tue, Sep 1st, '20


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Last Updated:

Tue, Sep 1st, '20



University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Job Profile Title
Counseling Psychologist C

Job Description Summary
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), seeks clinician with specialty experience in working with a diverse student population and general experience in college counseling and/or equivalent settings. CAPS is a multidisciplinary setting embedded in the Wellness Center and collaborates with Student Health, Campus Health and Alcohol and other Drugs to offer a range of services to the University of Pennsylvania student community. Responsibilities include developing and nurturing relationships with key campus partners such as cultural centers, and relevant academic units; Initial Assessments, crisis intervention, individual psychotherapy, group facilitation; outreach and prevention, collaboration with the Center's multidisciplinary staff. CAPS will prioritize applicants with experience in outreach and prevention, mindfulness and eating concerns. CAPS will pay close attention to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse populations and issues of equity and inclusion.

Job Description

Principal Responsibilities and Duties:

Position Qualifications:

  • Counseling Psychologist B: Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling with 3 to 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Must be licensed in the State of Pennsylvania.

  • Counseling Psychologist C: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree required in Psychology or Social Work with 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Must be licensed in the State of Pennsylvania.

  • Both levels require: CAPS is seeking candidates with a solid understanding of how marginalization, inequality, and identity impact students. Foundation in multicultural counseling is strongly preferred. Experience with multidisciplinary collaboration, consultation and integrated care is highly desirable. Expected to adopt some flexible hours during the week to cover evening shifts. Some Saturdays, 10 am to 3 pm may be required.

    Job Location - City, State
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Department / School
    Health and Wellness

    Pay Range
    $59,703.00 - $113,435.00

    Affirmative Action Statement
    Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

    Special Requirements
    Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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