Staff Therapist - Coordinator of Services for Students of Color (9 months)

Loyola University Maryland,

counseling Center
Last Posted:

Wed, May 5th, '21

Deadline:

08/09/2021

Start Date:

08/09/2021

Last Updated:

Fri, May 7th, '21

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Loyola University Maryland Counseling Center invites applications and nominations for the position of Coordinator of Services for BIPOC Students. We are seeking a new colleague who, in addition to having strong clinical skills and interest in providing a range of clinical services, will coordinate services for BIPOC students at Loyola, and also collaborate with campus partners in maintaining and growing a supportive, inclusive environment on campus. The Counseling Center is comprised of a multidisciplinary staff that strives to provide culturally competent clinical services, outreach programming, and training opportunities. We are a counseling center that affirms and values inclusion and equity and encourages the utilization of our services by all students. To this end, we seek to provide a safe, welcoming and affirming environment for all. The successful candidate will add to a strong foundation of diversity focused services that includes an ongoing staff Cultural Reflections Seminar and staff Social Justice Committee, among others. We are seeking colleagues whose professional philosophies align with our dedication to the whole person and the University's Jesuit values of justice, community, and a constant challenge to improve.Specific Duties: 1. Provide intake and clinical assessment; brief individual psychotherapy and group therapy; and clinical referral to students experiencing personal adjustment, developmental and/or psychological problems that require professional attention. Assist with daytime psychological emergencies.2. Provide consultation to faculty, administrators and parents/guardians.3. Participate in after-hours rotation as back-up to ProtoCall on-call service and Student Life staff. 4. Provide leadership and vision in managing our services for BIPOC students and their allies. 5. Partner with campus colleagues in maintaining and strengthening an inclusive and growthful climate on campus for BIPOC students and their allies.6. Supervision: provide clinical and apprenticeship supervision of trainees.7. Outreach and Consultation: participate in community engagement; provide culturally responsive public health prevention initiatives; serve as liaison to campus colleagues and student leaders; serve on campus-wide committees. Please note that some evening and weekend hours involving crisis intervention (primarily phone based) and outreach activities are required.8. Present client case discussions for in-house staff conferences. Participate in monthly multicultural staff professional development.We seek colleagues whose professional philosophies align with our dedication to the whole person and the University's Jesuit values of justice, community, and a constant challenge to improve. In order to best serve our community, our ideal candidate possesses an understanding of intersectionality and how it impacts the daily lives of all individuals. We seek individuals who are collaborative in nature, have strong communication and organizational skills with attention to detail, practice good self-care, maintain healthy boundaries, and possess the ability to manage a challenging workload while promoting a positive atmosphere and healthy relationships. Required Qualifications: * Applicants with a masters or doctoral degree in Social Work or Counseling/Clinical Psychology are welcomed.* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. * Candidates must exhibit a sophisticated understanding and commitment to a culturally-focused developmental model and have a demonstrated ability to initiate and implement interventions that promote a healthy, inclusive campus environment and meet the mental health needs of the University community. Preferred Qualifications:* Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology. * Previous experience in a counseling center setting is strongly preferred. * Licensed at the time of hiring and, if licensed in another state, able to complete requirements for licensure in the state of Maryland as soon as possible. * 1-2 years of post-degree experience is preferredA private institution established in 1852, the university is a Jesuit institution known for both teaching and research, and for the quality of the faculty and student body. Loyola, which enrolls 3900 undergraduate students and 2000 graduate students, is committed to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. We are dedicated to inspiring our students to learn, lead and serve in a diverse and changing world. This mission is embraced through an undergraduate curriculum, rooted in the Jesuit tradition of the liberal arts, that prepares students for success in a wide range of professional pursuits and graduate studies. Loyola's Evergreen campus is located in northern Baltimore City on a green, wooded campus of 80 acres and is within an easy drive of the Inner Harbor and the cultural arts district of Baltimore, as well as a wide range of state parks and outdoor recreational activities. To complete an application, please visit our divisional website: http://www.loyola.edu/department/student-development/employment-opportunities. This page will include a link to our Human Resources webpage (https://careers.loyola.edu) which will provide directions on submitting an online cover letter, curriculum vita (please include a list of 3 references), and unofficial transcripts. Requests to submit letters of recommendation will be sent directly to listed references. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications; full benefits package.

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