PT Psychology Counselor (EBIC) - Tuttleman Counseling Ctr

Temple University,

Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Mon, May 3rd, '21



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Mon, May 3rd, '21

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  • Full Time

Temple University invites applicants for a PT Psychology Counselor (EBIC) - Tuttleman Counseling Ctr.



The part-time Psychology Counselor/Assistant Coordinator of Eating and Body Image Concerns reports to the Coordinator of Eating and Body Image Concerns and is responsible for providing individual, group, and couples counseling and family consultation as needed to Temple students with a concentration in Eating Disorders treatment and referral, as well as supervision to staff and trainees This role contributes to a positive university experience for every student and is accountable to all Division of Student Affairs (DoSA) Values. The DoSA values are Excellence, Inclusion, Innovation, Integrity, and Respect.

As part of the initial assessment process, this position assesses the level of urgency present with students who register for services at the Counseling Center, makes referrals for psychiatric evaluation, and refers to other resources on and off campus.  The part-time Psychology Counselor/ Assistant Coordinator of Eating and Body Image Concerns provides supervision to trainees and didactic seminars as part of the counseling center's training program, and crisis intervention services; including providing education to Temple Counseling Services staff as well as to trainees in areas of expertise and serves as a resource to the division of student affairs and the university. The counselor assists with crisis management and assesses clients on an urgent basis. This position accompanies and provides support for clients who are taken to the hospital for emergency evaluation as needed. The counselor assists in the recruitment, selection, and training of clinical practicum students, interns, and fellows as well as permanent staff when vacancies occur. Performs other duties as assigned. 


This is a part-time, 9-month Position, beginning September 1st – May 30th.


Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.



In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. 


To obtain additional information about Temple University, please visit our website at


Founded as a night school by Russell Conwell in 1884, Temple University has evolved into an international powerhouse in higher education and a top-tier research institution with roughly 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
As the largest university in one of the nation’s most iconic cities, Temple educates diverse future leaders from across Philadelphia, the country and the world who share a common drive to learn, prepare for their careers and make a real impact.
Temple offers students a dynamic and nurturing learning environment with the support of a renowned faculty, dedicated academic advisors focused on setting a clear path to graduation and a broad curriculum of more than 500 academic programs. A longtime leader in professional education, Temple is also among the nation's largest educators in the combined fields of dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy and podiatry.


Master's degree in clinical or counseling psychology or social work, licensure in the state of Pennsylvania and at least two years of counseling experience, which may have been completed as part of a training experience, preferably in a college counseling center. Strong clinical skills, and experience in handling crisis situations. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated competence in the treatment of eating disorders, preferably in a college counseling center setting.
*Demonstrated ability to provide group, individual, couples, and family counseling.
*Ability to provide consultation to TCS staff, TCS trainees, administration, faculty, staff, students, and families regarding mental health issues.
*Ability to provide education in areas of expertise for the department’s didactic seminar for doctoral interns, and other forums.
*Ability to assist in the hiring of new staff and also the selection of trainees.
*Excellent interpersonal skills and sensitivity to cross cultural issues.
 *Ability to provide rapid assessment of student needs at initial assessment, and consultation to TCS staff, trainees, administration, faculty, staff, students, and families regarding mental health issues.
*Ability to participate as a member of one of the department’s two critical incident stress management teams to provide debriefing and other interventions for traumatized community members (It is not a requirement to already have training in this method). 
Ability to participate as part of a counselor-on-duty rotation one day per week providing assessments and consultation to students, staff, and trainees.
*Ability to assist in the orientation of new and transfer students and their parents to Temple University and to counseling center services.
*Ability to manage multiple collaborative projects and systems in a fast-paced environment.
*Established commitment to multicultural competencies.
*Ability to facilitate training on eating concerns and body image for staff and trainees.
*Ability to assist with orientation of new and transfer students and their parents as needed.


*Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology and licensure in the state of Pennsylvania, or master’s in social work and licensure as a clinical social worker (LCSW) in Pennsylvania.
*Previous experience working in a college counseling center setting.
*Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team and sensitivity to cross cultural issues, with a supportive approach to colleagues.
*Experience providing counseling and supervision post licensure.
*Experience using Dialectical Behavior Therapy and group counseling.
*Understanding of the objectives of higher education. 
*Experience utilizing a time-limited model of care. 


Commensurate with experience


To apply for this position and view other opportunities, please visit our website at Please reference 21000920. Please attach your cover letter résumé, and three references to our online system. Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to cultural diversity.