Staff Psychologist/Assistant Group Coordinator

Temple University,

Student Affairs
Last Posted:

Wed, Sep 23rd, '20



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Thu, Sep 24th, '20

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  • Full Time

Temple University invites applicants for a Staff Psychologist/Assistant Group Coordinator.


The Staff Psychologist/Assistant Group Coordinator at Tuttleman Counseling Services is a clinician with strong group counseling skills, who assists the coordinator of group counseling in the overall management of the department’s group psychotherapy program; which includes providing group counseling and participation in the department’s training program as a supervisor of group and individual therapy. Promotes the group modality of treatment among counseling center staff, trainees, and the university community. Provides daily skills-based groups for students seeking services at TCS and assists other staff and trainees in providing skills-based-groups. Provides individual, and couples counseling and family consultation and conducts initial assessment evaluations. As part of the initial assessment process, the Staff Psychologist/Assistant Group Coordinator assesses the level of urgency present with students who register for services at the Counseling Center. Makes referrals for psychiatric evaluation and refers to other resources on and off campus. Provides supervision to trainees and didactic seminars as part of the counseling center's training program, and crisis intervention services; including participation in an urgent care rotation with other clinicians and critical incident stress management interventions.

In addition, the Staff Psychologist/Assistant Group Coordinator provides orientation to the counseling center for incoming students, and consultation for students, parents, and various offices throughout the university. Works one evening per week (Tuesday or Wednesday) and occasional Saturday morning hours in fall and spring semester. Performs other duties as assigned.


In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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As the largest university in one of the nation’s most iconic cities, Temple educates diverse future leaders from across Philadelphia, the country and the world who share a common drive to learn, prepare for their careers and make a real impact.

Founded as a night school by Russell Conwell in 1884, Temple University has evolved into an international powerhouse in higher education. Temple is a top-tier research institution with roughly 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, 17 schools and colleges, eight campuses and hundreds of degree programs.



Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology and licensure in the state of Pennsylvania as a psychologist. Unlicensed doctoral candidates will be considered with the expectation of attainment of licensure within one year of employment at Temple University. Strong clinical skills, and experience in handling crisis situations.


*Demonstrated ability to provide group, individual, couples, and family counseling.

*Ability to provide consultation to TCS staff, TCS trainees, administration, faculty, staff, students, and families regarding mental health issues.

*Ability to participate as a member of one of the department’s two Critical Incident Stress management teams to provide debriefing and other interventions for traumatized community members.

*Ability to provide supervision to trainees.

*Ability to provide education in areas of expertise for the department’s didactic seminar for doctoral interns, and other forums.

*Ability to assist in the hiring of new staff and also the selection of trainees.

*Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, along with the ability to work independently and efficiently.

*Ability to participate as part of a counselor-on-duty rotation one day per week providing assessments and consultation to students, staff, and trainees.

*Ability to assist in the orientation of new and transfer students and their parents to Temple University and to counseling center services.

*Ability to manage multiple collaborative projects and systems in a fast-paced environment.

*Established commitment to multicultural competencies.

*Ability to facilitate training in the group modality for staff and trainees.



*Previous experience working in a college counseling center setting.

*Understanding of the objectives of higher education.

*Experience utilizing a time-limited model of care.



In addition to a competitive salary, professional development funds, and benefits including tuition waiver options are available.



To apply for this position and view other opportunities, please visit our website at Please reference 20002657. Please attach your cover letter résumé, and three references to our online system. Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to cultural diversity.