Staff Psychologist

Virginia Commonwealth University,

University Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Feb 3rd, '21


Application review will begin February 22, 2021

Start Date:

Position is open until filled

Last Updated:

Wed, Feb 3rd, '21

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  • Full Time

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) University Counseling Services (UCS) invites applications for the position of Senior Staff Clinician. We are a dynamic center committed to promoting diversity and inclusion and invite applicants who share similar values. General duties include initial assessments, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, crisis work, trainee supervision, consultation with university faculty and staff, and other duties as assigned. The position may require working at least one evening per week.


At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.


The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology or counseling psychology from an APA accredited doctoral program, ABD in psychology also permitted with expectation of completed degree within one year of hire date, and completed an APA accredited internship or MSW in Social Work or Master’s in a related field with 2 years of experience. The candidate must also be licensed eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The position also requires excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong interpersonal skills, and experience with brief psychotherapy and group therapy. A demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice, as well as an understanding of and commitment to diversity issues in the delivery of clinical services is also required.

We seek someone who is collaborative in nature, practices good self-care, and possess the ability to manage a challenging workload while promoting a positive atmosphere and healthy relationships.


Strong preference will be given to professionals who have an interest and experience in working with students with substance use concerns.


Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package. T


Please submit your letter of interest and current vita (including three references).