Staff Clinician, Counseling Center

Roger Williams University,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Mon, Mar 22nd, '21


Open Until Filled

Start Date:

August 2021

Last Updated:

Mon, Mar 22nd, '21


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 guidance of the Director of the Counseling Center, the Staff Clinician will provide a coordinated and comprehensive array of treatment services aimed at enhancing academic, emotional, and social development of students while promoting respect for self, others, and the diversity within the university community. This is a full-time, 10-month position each year.

Provide individual and group counseling with students experiencing personal concerns while continuously adhering to ethical and legal standards.

Participate in the rotation of on-call and after-hours crisis management, as assigned by the Director.

Consult about students of concern and other matters of importance to the Counseling Center with administrators, faculty, staff, family members of students, and off-campus treatment providers.

Contribute to the training and development of pre-doctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows.

Conduct crisis appointments, intakes, post-hospitalization meetings, psychological assessments, and/or other specialized clinical interventions.

Additional Functions

Develop and implement psycho-educational outreach programs, including those requested by administrators, faculty, staff, or student organizations.

Abide by and maintain Counseling Center and university policies and procedures.

Continuously compose and update clinical records in a timely manner.

Participate in and contribute to department staff meetings and case consultations.

Work effectively with diverse populations of students and university personnel.

Coordinate and assist Counseling Center efforts in a particular domain (e.g., group counseling, substance use, technology).

Ability to work extended hours and represent the Counseling Center on infrequent occasions for campus events, emergency situations, and outreach programs.

Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy.


Completed a master's degree in counseling, social work, or related field, OR a doctoral degree (Ph.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D.) in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program.

Must hold an active Rhode Island professional license or obtain a Rhode Island professional license for independent practice within 1 year of date of hire.

Individual and group treatment skills with additional experience in crisis intervention and case consultation.

Possess sensitivity to and appreciation of marginalized identities and cultural differences as well as an active commitment to practices informed by equity, inclusion, and diversity.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience designing and coordinating campus-wide mental health education programs, to include the use of social media.

One or more internship(s) and/or fellowship(s) in a university counseling center.

One or more years of work experience in a university 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.

Minimum 25th Midpoint 75th Maximum

$42,411 $46,917 $51,422 $55,927 $60,433

Application Instructions:

Please attach a CV/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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