General Scope of Duties:
This is a 40 week full-time, 37.5 hours/week clinical position that requires psychological diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of student patients. Provides clinical supervision for the Psychology training program. Provides consultative, crisis, on-call and outreach services to the campus community. Will have a general expert knowledge of mental health and psychological functioning. Will have experience with and proficiency in providing counseling that is affirmative, sex-positive, culturally sensitive, consistent with risk reduction principle. Will have experience in counseling that promotes self-determination and addresses issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and the intersection of these aspects of identities with other categories such as race, class, and religion, as well as physical functioning. An advantage if the Counselor has specialized experience in men’s mental health, recovery, and/or treatment of international students. Will provide targeted outreach efforts and psychoeducational programming to the general student population along with targeted populations at the College.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform psychological evaluations and treatment as required; report and discuss results with the team and requesting clinicians.
Perform general and specialized clinical and outreach services in an affirmative, sex-positive, culturally sensitive manner, consistent with risk reduction principles, and that promotes self-determination.
Ensure that documentation and productivity meet standards set in Student Counseling Services policy and procedure.
Provide training and supervision to clinical practicum students, interns, and post-doctoral fellows, as needed.
Remain current in literature and treatment developments in the mental health field, especially college student mental health, men’s mental health, treatment of international students, and/or recovery.
Receive professional development as required to maintain license.
Participate in the development and updating of department policies and procedures that may affect students.
Perform administrative tasks that contribute to the functioning of the Student Counseling Services.
Participate in on-call rotation for emergency and crisis situations that pertain to students and campus life.
Adhere to the ethical codes of conduct appropriate to professional bodies such as the APA and other professional organizations.
Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with students, faculty and staff.
Perform departmental research; manage and provide reports.
Other duties as assigned.
Connecticut College educates students to put the liberal arts into action as citizens in a global society. A leader in the liberal arts since in 1911, the College is home to nationally ranked programs for internships, community action, arts and technology, environmental studies and international studies. Our beautiful 750-acre arboretum campus is located in the historic New England seaport community of New London, Connecticut.
As a highly selective residential liberal arts college, Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE
Education and Skills:
Doctoral degree in clinical psychology (Ph.D./ Psy.D) or Masters in Social Work. APA approved/regionally approved program and internship.
2-3 years of clinical experience required; experience in college mental health preferred.
Licensed to practice (or license-eligible) as a psychologist/social worker in the state of Connecticut.
High integrity needed to handle confidential information.
Knowledge, training and experience in working clinically with diverse, multicultural and other traditionally underserved populations (multicultural competence).
Demonstrated competence in LGBTQIA+ counseling.
Experience in recovery, assessment and treatment of addictive behaviors (alcohol and other drugs, internet, eating disorders); experience in treatment of international students; experience in treatment of men’s mental health.
Well-organized, able to work under pressure and as a member of a team.
Ability to interact well with a variety of people from all aspects of the college and community.
Excellent presentation skills and social skills.
Travel as necessary to meet the requirements of the position.
$55,000 to $61,500
Completed application, resume, and 3 professional references.