Loyola Marymount University,

Student Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Jan 6th, '21


Open Until Filled

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Wed, Jan 6th, '21

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  • Full Time

Reporting to the Director of Student Psychological Services, this position will provide clinical & consultation services, outreach & programming, and training & supervision.

Candidate must have knowledge and expertise in trauma related to anti-Black racism.

  • Provide psychological services (assessment, psychotherapy, crisis and disaster management) to a diverse clientele of individuals, couples, and groups for students whose problems may vary from general developmental concerns to more severe psychological disturbances. Make referrals when appropriate.
  • Collaborate with the consulting psychiatrist, Student Health Service staff, other Student Affairs personnel and faculty to provide coordinated comprehensive psychological treatment and prevention for students.
  • Provide consultation and guidance to Student Affairs staff, academic departments, and other University entities regarding individual student cases, community issues, and emergency situations. Provide and collaborate with Student Affairs and other University departments in a variety of programs that promote the mental health and well-being of individual students to foster healthy communities.
  • Engage actively with Student Psychological Services, Student Affairs, and the university to assess student trends, campus climate issues and the needs of different student communities to develop innovative and responsive programs and services including digital technologies, social media and digital communication.
  • Demonstrate personal, professional and ethical qualities consistent with the standards of the Student Psychological Service center and California licensure requirements. Demonstrate knowledge and embrace the university‚Äôs mission and values. Demonstrate ability to promote collaborative working relationships
  • Provide supervision, consultation and evidence based training for Postdoctoral Fellows consistent with the SPS Fellowship and APPIC guidelines.
  • Serve on divisional or university communities at the request of the Director.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.


Founded in 1911, LMU is a top-ranked Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. We are committed to fostering a diverse academic community rich in opportunities for intellectual engagement and real-world experience. We enroll an academically ambitious, multicultural, and socioeconomically diverse student body. We recruit, retain and support a diverse faculty committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and creativity.

  • Counseling experience in higher education environment preferred. Minimum of three years experience in direct psychological service. Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse socioeconomic, cultural, religious, ethnic and academic backgrounds of college students. Familiarity with outreach and prevention programs. Supervisory experience required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of clinical or counseling psychology. Knowledge of laws and ethical principles related to the practice of psychology. Knowledge of human development, especially adolescent and young adult development, diversity and cultural competency. Assessment and diagnostic competency. Demonstrated knowledge of evidence based treatment. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in group therapy and group supervision.
  • Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports and summaries. Ability to work collegially on a broad range of projects with the faculty, staff and students in work that leads to quality improvement and promotes excellence.
  • Highly developed organizational and leadership skills. Strong work ethic.
  • Training and expertise in trauma related to anti-Black racism.
  • Experience using virtual platforms, Telehealth to provide therapy.

  • Demonstrated computer competency and knowledge of social media, electronic records and other relevant computer systems.
  • Masters degree in Marriage Family Therapy, Clinical Social Work, or Professional Counselor and licensing by California Board is required for all candidates.
  • Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
  • A Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and licensing by California Board, preferred.



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