Psychologist / Counselor

Virginia Military Institute,

Cadet Counseling Center
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Last Posted:

Thu, Jun 29th, '23


Please complete an application on the Virginia jobs website. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Start Date:

This is a 12 month position.

Last Updated:

Thu, Jun 29th, '23

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  • Full Time

The Virginia Military Institute Center for Cadet Counseling is seeking candidates for a full-time continuing Psychologist / Counselor position. This position reports to the Director of Cadet Counseling and is part of the clinical services team for the office.

Job Duties:

Provide short-term individual counseling, 

Conduct intakes and psychological assessment.

Provide consultation services with faculty, staff, parents, and cadets.

Develop, implement, and evaluate outreach programming for the Corps and assist with cadet health and wellness education and activities. 

Asist with cadet retention activities.

Provide crisis assessment, counseling, and interventions.

Provide on-call after-hours coverage on rotating basis with other clinical staff.

Remaining involved with local/regional/state/ national organizations related to the department. 

Follow record keeping guidelines and adherence to professional standards and codes of conduct.

Committee service as assigned.

The performance of other functions assigned by the Director that contribute to the service offerings of the CCC and the academic mission of the Institute.


The Virginia Military Institute (VMI) is the first state supported military college in the United States. Located in Lexington, Virginia, VMI is the second institution of higher education created by the Commonwealth of Virginia and is a highly respected and ranked institute of higher education. Nationally, under Title 10 of the United States Code, VMI is one of six institutions of higher education designated as a Senior Military College and unique among them where its entire student body is organized as a military corps. 


Minimum Qualifications:

A doctorate or masters degree in clinical or counseling psychology or closely related field.

Licensed or license eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  

Demonstrated understanding of adherence to ethical codes and applicable state and federal laws regarding the provision of mental health services.


Preferred Qualifications:

Previous training and experience in a college or university counseling center.  

Well-developed counseling and crisis intervention skills.

A collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards colleagues.

The energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging caseload while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships.

A self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Licensure as a clinical psychologist, Social Worker, or professional counselor in the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits.  


Candidates can apply at: Psychologist/Counselor- Cadet Counseling- Job Application

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, and veterans to apply.