Staff Clinician/Staff Psychologist

The College of William & Mary,

Health & Wellness - Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Fri, Dec 11th, '20


Applications will be reviewed starting January 4th, 2021. Position will be open until filled.

Start Date:

Upon Hire

Last Updated:

Fri, Dec 11th, '20

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  • Full Time

The William & Mary Counseling center invites applicants for a full-time Staff Clinician/Staff Psychologist position (12 month continuing appointment). This person will serve as part of a multidisciplinary team in providing outpatient mental health treatment to enrolled students. Responsibilities include providing short-term individual psychotherapy, group therapy, crisis intervention services, potential supervision of doctoral trainees, consultation, and outreach activities. Proven solid interpersonal competence is essential.


The College of William and Mary is the second oldest college in the nation located in the historic city of Williamsburg, Virginia.  Ranked as a “Public Ivy”, we boast a highly selective and exceptionally diverse student body.  William and Mary is an Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access employer and actively encourages applications from minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

The William & Mary Counseling Center is the sole mental health unit on campus with the primary responsibility of providing a range of mental health services to students, and related support to the campus community. Our role is congruent with the mission of William & Mary, and the Division of Student Affairs, which is to prepare students to learn, lead and live with integrity and purpose. In so doing, the Counseling Center seeks to provide services that allow students to achieve their personal and educational goals. These services include the provision of mental health practices intended to reduce psychological distress, treat clinical conditions, and enhance well-being and personal growth. Our interdisciplinary team facilitates primary education and prevention activities, provides support to students experiencing normal developmental issues associated with the transition from adolescence to early adulthood, provides support for emerging, acute, and chronic clinical concerns and responds to individual student and campus-wide immediate crises. Based on clinical assessment of an individual student’s needs, we make evidence-based recommendations drawing from the resources available on campus, in the local area, and in the student’s home community when necessary. The Counseling Center actively demonstrates commitment to diversity in its broadest form and serves as an advocate for social justice in the university community and beyond. Through our multi-level training program, we dedicate ourselves to instilling these practices and values in future professionals.


Qualified applicants must be licensed or licensed eligible as a Counselor, Psychologist, or Social worker in the Commonwealth of Virginia (minimum of a completed Master’s degree in Counseling, Social work, or related field or a Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program and an APA accredited internship). License must be achieved within a year of the date of employment. Applicants must also have demonstrated experience working with college (undergraduate through graduate/professional level) age populations, excellent clinical skills, successful experience working with full range of human diversity, and a commitment to social justice and Student Affairs campus involvement and/or interdisciplinary collaborative work with different offices/departments/agencies.


Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the requirements, have an area of expertise relative collegiate mental health such as DBT, Eating and Body Image issues; Group Psychotherapy; Outreach; Clinical Services with marginalized sexual and gender communities, ethnic and/or racial student groups, international students, veterans, and/or other underrepresented student populations.


55,000.00-63,000.00 Commensurate with qualifications and Experience

  • Cover letter outlining interest in the position and addressing how you meet the specific job requirements;
  • A current CV or Resume;
  • Names and contact information (including address, telephone number, and e-mail) of three professional references.