Staff Psychologist, Assessment Coordinator

The George Washington University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
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Last Posted:

Tue, Aug 15th, '23



Start Date:

As soon as possible

Last Updated:

Tue, Aug 15th, '23


The George Washington University (GWU) is seeking a dedicated and experienced Staff Psychologist, Assessment Coordinator to join our Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) team. As Staff Psychologist, Assessment Coordinator, and under the direction of CAPS leadership, you will provide comprehensive mental health services to our student community, including individual and group counseling; crisis intervention; outreach; and consultation. With a commitment to evidence-based, culturally responsive interventions, you will develop and implement treatment plans that align with our Stepped Care model of service delivery and short-term counseling model, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, individualized care.

In addition to clinical responsibilities as a Staff Psychologist, Assessment Coordinator, this position will (1) facilitate the assessment and evaluation practices at CAPS; (2) provide clinical supervision to trainees/unlicensed staff as needed; (3) lead a crisis/triage team; and (4) actively collaborate with campus colleagues and student organizations, fostering relationships and programming that enhance the overall well-being of our students.
GWU values an inclusive environment, and we encourage applications from candidates who share our commitment to amplifying student voices, pursuing equity, engaging in transformational collaboration, and supporting learning, innovation, integrity, and respect. This position requires exceptional clinical judgment, familiarity with ethical and legal procedures, and the ability to navigate highly sensitive situations with compassion and professionalism.

Major Responsibilities

Clinical Services

Assessment Coordination

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Qualified candidates will hold a Doctorate degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of relevant experience. Licensed in Washington, D.C. or eligibility for Washington D.C. clinical licensure within six months of hire.

  • Supervised internship or equivalent experience, including clinical assessment, counseling, and crisis intervention, with a diverse college-age population
  • Experience providing clinical supervision, and interest in the training of student para-professionals and graduate students in the mental health disciplines
  • Well-developed public speaking skills; interest and comfort in providing outreach and consultation to groups
  • Knowledge and experience with multicultural theory and research and the application of such research to college counseling center work

Commensurate with Experience.


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