EDI Outreach Coordinator and Licensed Psychologist

Pacific University Student Counseling Center,

Student Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Mon, Oct 19th, '20


Open until filled

Start Date:

As soon as possible

Last Updated:

Mon, Oct 19th, '20

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  • Full Time

  • The Staff Psychologist and EDI Outreach Coordinator is a full time professional staff position reporting to the Director of the Student Counseling Center. The Student Counseling Center seeks an innovative team member who is committed to effectively working with students from a broad range of backgrounds and who has a demonstrated commitment and experience to diversity, equity, and inclusion when providing counseling, crisis intervention, outreach and community-based interventions, consultations, and supervision and training.


  • Offer direct multiculturally-attuned psychotherapy services to undergraduate and graduate/professional students including initial and crisis 30-minute triage consultations, short-term individual therapy, group therapy, and effective referrals to community mental health providers for long-term or specialized care.
  • Serve as a primary clinical supervisor to our advanced doctoral level practicum trainees and collaborate with senior staff to facilitate and participate in professional development seminars and our anti-oppression affinity-based groups.
  • Work with SCC staff as we all strive to develop collaborative relationships and programming with various campus partners that are serving our historically marginalized populations (e.g. Student Multicultural Center, Center for Gender Equity, Intercollegiate Athletics, International Programs, Hawaii Outreach and Programming, Association of Latinx and Ally Students, Black Student Union, Office of Accessibility and Accommodations, etc.).
  • Development and implementation of outreach programs, workshops, and community healing spaces focused on solidarity and increasing a sense of belonging with our historically underrepresented students.
  • Participate and effectively collaborate with senior staff in our weekly case assignment and clinical review team, weekly consultation meeting, and monthly administrative/vision planning, monthly multicultural professional development reading group, monthly outreach & consultation meeting, and monthly supervision and training meeting.
  • Serve as a mental health and EDI consultant in division or university-wide committees, meetings, and events that are focused on serving our historically marginalized students.
  • Offer EDI-informed consultations to faculty, staff, and family members regarding responding to students in distress.
  • Time is allocated for support and connection within affinity spaces (i.e., BIPOC staff and faculty to have support and solidarity working in a predominately white institution or our anti-racist white accountability group for faculty & staff).
  • Maintenance of appropriate clinical documentation, case management, and scheduling using Titanium Schedule, our electronic medical record system.
  • Work with senior staff in the development/review of agency policy and procedures, and protocols for client and emergency management with an equity lens.
  • Must be able to provide routine early evening and occasional weekend services.
  • Clinic schedule established collaboratively, but primary consideration is clinic service delivery and adequate coverage, which requires flexibility and episodic changes to schedule.
  • SCC staff work in both our Forest Grove and Hillsboro clinics.
  • Full job description can be reviewed at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=18943&clientkey=ABFDAFED645B6920CFDB8559C078F8A5&jpt=4c5bba245b0a32b8cbb0d108088a8b1a

Pacific University is a small but diverse community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment. Our undergraduate campus is located in Forest Grove, Oregon; twenty-five miles west of Downtown Portland nestled in the valley at the base of the coastal range and Mount Hood. 

Today, students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, optometry, education, health professions and business.  Pacific University has campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, Oregon, as well as an office in Honolulu.  In addition, a variety of Pacific University health and eye clinics throughout the Portland area serve patients and provide students with practical experience.

At Pacific University, students and faculty engage in discovery through close, nurturing relationships that provide extraordinary learning experiences.  International study, service learning, internships and co-curricular activities have been integral parts of the education of nearly 25,000 alumni worldwide who share in the Boxer spirit.

  • Licensed as a psychologist in the state of Oregon (i.e., or licensed in your state of residence with the ability to promptly be licensed in Oregon).
  • Doctorate in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology
  • Cultural humility, knowledge, and demonstrated experience
  • Experience in a university/college counseling center

  • a)    Demonstrable experience in and commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Commitment to ongoing development of multicultural/intercultural awareness, sensitivity, and humility.

    b)    Evidence of skill in being able to build collaborative relationships with campus partners

    c)     Ability to provide brief individual counseling to our diverse student body that presents with a wide-range of presenting concerns.

    d)    Evidence of skill in offering clinical supervision to graduate level students.

    e)    Evidence of skill in effectively assessing, intervening, and providing appropriate follow-up care for students facing mental health emergencies.

    f)     Evidence of skill in offering consultation to faculty, staff, parents and students.

    g)    Ability to assist in needs assessment and outcome evaluations.

    h)   Uses effective intercultural communication skills taking into consideration body language, listening, paraphrasing, and questions with students of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

    i)     Communicates with students, faculty, staff, and the public appropriate to the age and development level of the individual served.

    j)     Builds on basic learning and carries it from one situation to another.

    k)   Demonstrates critical thinking skills with an equity lens in problem solving and decision-making.

    l)     Asks questions and seeks assistance.

    m) Takes responsibility to eliminate the source of problems.

    n)   Demonstrates confidentiality regarding information pertaining to all students, faculty and staff.

    o)   Maintains proper appearance and personal conduct for the employee’s particular job.

    p)   Demonstrates ability to work in a team environment.

  • Preferred ability to provide bilingual clinical and outreach services to the campus community.

APPLICATION:  Please submit application materials electronically through PayCom, our Human Resources Information System. Your application should include a cover letter, current vita, and names and contact information for three (3) professional references. Applications will be received until position is filled. Application materials can be submitted by clicking on the below link:  

Position start date as soon as possible. If additional questions arise, please do not hesitate to contact the Director of the Student Counseling Center at laurastallings@pacificu.edu.

Application materials will be screened and interview candidates will be selected and notified by email. The hiring process normally consists of two interviews.  All applicants will be notified once the position is filled.  Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, successful background check, and licensure with the Oregon Board of Psychology.