Staff Therapist/ Psychologist

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine,

Counseling Center
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Last Posted:

Fri, Jul 14th, '23


Open until Filled

Start Date:

September 2023- negotiable

Last Updated:

Wed, Jul 19th, '23

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  • Full Time

The Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) IACS-accredited Counseling Center is pleased to welcome applications to join our team as a full-time permanent Staff Therapist/ Psychologist, on the island of St. Kitts.

 The Staff Therapist/Psychologist will:

  • Provide individual, group, and crisis counseling services to RUSVM students.
  • Develop and deliver a variety of outreach programming activities on campus.
  • Provide clinical oversight of the Counseling Center in the absence of the Director of the Counseling Center.
  • Provide consultation to faculty and staff, as directed.
  • Engage in active case management, as needed.
  • Develop psychoeducational materials.
  • Effectively manage clients and balance multiple priorities.
  • Work with the team to develop and improve the Counseling Center's technology and communication, as directed.
  • Protect and maintain the client's right to privacy and confidentiality, including ability to comply with all legal regulations and professional standards in this area.
  • Adhere to the ethical and legal standards of professional practice and behavior relevant to the field of training and licensure.
  • Take initiative to identify campus needs and create interventions to address such needs.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with colleagues and campus community.

The position may require some early morning and/or evening hours.


Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers a unique program of training on the island of St. Kitts and Nevis, located in the Caribbean. A cutting-edge curriculum with innovative use of technologies and simulations, provides the best possible training for tomorrow’s veterinarians.  RUSVM offers an accredited Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, postgraduate certification, integrated DVM/Master of Science (MSc) dual degree programs, and Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees. Our unique program of broad-based curriculum integrates research opportunities and classroom study in St. Kitts with hands-on clinical training at affiliated AVMA-accredited veterinary schools. Students benefit from seven semesters of integrated preclinical and clinical studies at our St Kitts campus, and one year of clinical training at our affiliate veterinary teaching hospitals in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia.

Our ongoing research focuses on key issues strategically relevant to One Health in tropical and developing countries and includes zoonotic diseases, food safety and security, environmental health, and conservation medicine. We prioritize recruitment of talented faculty and are now seeking a key new member of our team to join us as we develop new programs to best prepare our graduates to face the global opportunities and challenges of veterinary medicine in the 21st century.


We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.


Masters or doctoral degree in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work, or other closely related discipline.

Must be licensed to practice without restriction, can be licensed in any U.S. state, Canadian province or within any other country that regulates the profession.



RUSVM offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including vacation, retirement, global living and continuing education benefits.


Qualified applicants should apply by submitting their curriculum vitae (CV) and letter of intent describing the vision of their contribution online: