The Health & Counseling Center (HCC) at Reed College is accepting applications for a Staff Counselor - Intersectional Specialist who focuses on providing services to support the success and mental well-being of students who identify at the intersection of being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual + and Black/African American, Indigenous/First Nations, Latinx, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Multiracial, and other underrepresented students through the provision of clinical services. These services will include conducting initial assessments, providing individual and group therapy/workshops, consultation, outreach, programming, and collaboration with campus partners. As with all Counseling Services staff, this individual will also be a generalist, providing a full range of clinical services to the larger Reed student population.
The creation of this position is a part of Reed College’s commitment to antiracism and social justice. This successful candidate has a comprehensive understanding of the lived experiences of LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC young adults or students, particularly in predominantly white institutions. Understanding the impact of homophobia, transphobia, discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, racial stress, racial trauma, and systems of oppression will be critical to success in this position.
Candidates from marginalized groups or groups historically underrepresented in higher education are highly encouraged to apply.
ABOUT REED COLLEGE
Located in Portland, Oregon, Reed College is one of the
country's leading liberal arts colleges, providing an intellectually rigorous
undergraduate experience. Reed College values cultural diversity and
intellectual pluralism as critical components of academic excellence. Reed
cultivates an inclusive learning environment by bringing together students, staff
and faculty with a variety of experiences and expertise. The reed community
works together to foster critical thought, responsible citizenship and