Post-Doctorate Fellow, Counseling

Roger Williams University,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Mon, Nov 9th, '20


Open Until Filled

Start Date:

August 2021

Last Updated:

Mon, Nov 9th, '20


Company Description:

Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today's employers demand. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving University College based in Providence as well as Rhode Island's only law school.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Director, Center for Counseling and Student Development, the fellow will provide individual and group counseling to students seeking services at the Counseling Center. Other roles include crisis management, consultation to parents, staff and faculty, psychoeducational programming, and working collaboratively with other departments.


Provide individual and group counseling with students experiencing personal/social/family and related concerns.

Provide crisis management assistance as assigned.

Coordinate and provide outreach activities such as workshops, seminars and lectures.

Provide consultation to parents, faculty, staff and administrators.

Coordinate the Didactic Education series for the pre-doctoral interns.

Position Start Date is August 2021


Doctorate degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology.

Individual and group clinical skills with experience in crisis intervention, consultation and psychological assessment.

Excellent oral and written communication skills to obtain and impact information, usually of a sensitive nature.

Strong listening and evaluative skills to work with students, parents and University involved individuals in an objective and confidential manner.

Sensitivity to and appreciation of cultural differences.

Adherence to legal and ethical standards.

Available to work extended hours on occasion for outreach, campus events or emergency situations.

Preferred Qualifications

Completion of a doctorate degree from a Counseling or Clinical Psychology program accredited by APA.

Experience in coordinating campus-wide mental health education programs.

One or more internships in a university or college counseling center.

At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Additional Information:

Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law. For information on our Non-discrimination policy, visit here.

RWU prohibits all forms of discrimination on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Complaints of Title IX sexual harassment should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator at the contact information listed below. Details regarding the formal complaint process can be found here: Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures. All complaints of sexual harassment will be taken seriously and responded to promptly. TITLE IX COORDINATOR: Dr. Jen Stanley, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 / Phone Number: (401) 254-3123 /Email Address:

Salaries for new hires at Roger Williams University usually fall between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range.

Application Instructions:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references. In your cover letter/letter of interest, in addition to listing how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position, please include information about how you would be able to contribute to RWU's diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.

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