Staff Psychologist (Coordinator of Multicultural Counseling Services & Programming)

College of the Holy Cross,

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Fri, Apr 16th, '21


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Fri, Apr 16th, '21


Staff Psychologist (Coordinator of Multicultural Counseling Services & Programming)

About College of the Holy Cross:

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

The College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA) invites applications for a 12-month full-time Staff Psychologist to join our team. The Counseling Center team currently includes six licensed psychologists, a consulting psychiatrist, two doctoral level practicum trainees, and an office coordinator. The Counseling Center is accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services, Inc. (IACS).

The Staff Psychologist provides a broad range of direct psychological services to Holy Cross students including the following: diagnostic assessment and evaluation; individual psychotherapy; group therapy; crisis intervention; consultation; and outreach programming and training. The Staff Psychologist provides consultative psychological services to members of the Holy Cross community including faculty members, staff members, deans, administrators, and parents. The Staff Psychologist provides clinical supervision of doctoral level practicum students. The Staff Psychologist coordinates programs for the Counseling Center as assigned by the Director. The Staff Psychologist participates in the Counseling Center's evening and weekend on-call duties, and emergency and crisis response procedures.

The Staff Psychologist will be expected to provide evidence-based, culturally responsive individual and group psychotherapy. In addition to having a general expert knowledge of mental health and psychological functioning, the ideal candidate for the Staff Psychologist/Coordinator of Multicultural Counseling Services & Programming position will have training and experience in developing and implementing counseling services and programming to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), International, and First Generation students. A successful candidate will have an appreciation for and an ability to engage positively with our Catholic and Jesuit heritage, a heritage rooted in a deep respect for human dignity. The Staff Psychologist will collaborate with other campus offices and student organizations to provide outreach and psychoeducational programming to campus members.


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This is a full time, exempt level position.

College Description

The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.

Region Description

Worcester is a city of approximately 170,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities.

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.

A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).

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Application Instructions:

Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

In your cover letter please address how your work supports the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit

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The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts ( and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (

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