The Training Director/Staff Psychologist is responsible for coordinating and supervising the Counseling Service training program for graduate students in training to be mental health professionals. This includes providing strategic leadership, planning and evaluation of the training program; coordination of the agency's training team; as well as the annual recruitment, selection, training, supervision and evaluation of student trainees. As staff psychologist, this position provides personal, academic, and crisis counseling to students. The psychologist provides consultation to students, parents/guardians, faculty/staff, as well as to other clinical staff within the Counseling Service. All job duties are executed in a way that promote the department's and college's goals of social and racial justice, equity, and inclusion. This position is part of the Counseling leadership team, and may represent the department on campus committees.
The successful candidate will have an understanding of the dynamics of privilege and oppression, and the impact these have on equity, access, and opportunity in higher education and the workplace. This will be combined with a comprehensive understanding of the lived experiences of LGBTQIA+ and/or racially and ethnically diverse students, particularly in predominantly white institutions. They will have the skills and experience to provide culturally responsive care and will collaborate with campus and community partners to engage in meaningful advocacy, psycho-educational outreach, and clinical intervention designed to promote student success and well-being. Additionally, this position requires strong generalist clinical skills to assess and intervene with a wide range of presenting student concerns within a time-limited treatment model.
This position is full-time (37.5 hours/week), 10 months/year (August-May)
ABOUT LEWIS & CLARK COLLEGE
Located on 137 deeply wooded acres in Portland's southwest hills, Lewis and Clark College offers baccalaureate studies in the arts, humanities, and sciences, and graduate and professional studies in education, counseling, and law. The college enrolls about 3,500 students. In all its endeavors, college faculty and staff vigorously pursue the aims of all liberal learning: to seek knowledge for its own sake and to strengthen civic leadership. The College's strong commitment to sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork initiatives.
Region Description: Lewis and Clark College is located in a wooded, residential area six miles from downtown Portland, Oregon, with the Pacific Ocean 80 miles to the west and Mount Hood and the Cascade Mountains 50 miles to the east. Portland is a beautiful city for work and play, and close to many recreational opportunities.