Vanderbilt University,

Vanderbilt University Counseling Center
 
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Last Posted:

Tue, Jun 4th, '24

Deadline:

Open until filled

Start Date:

A summer or fall 2024 start date is preferred

Last Updated:

Tue, Jun 4th, '24

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

This clinical psychologist position will perform comprehensive mental health and consultation services for Vanderbilt University’s diverse student population. Characteristic duties include, but are not limited to, providing individual and group counseling, crisis intervention services, clinical assessment and psychological testing, as well as the development of treatment plans and the conceptualization of clinical presentations that take into account unique aspects of identity for Vanderbilt University undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. This position will also perform community outreach, consultation, and liaison activities, and will (upon obtaining Tennessee licensure) also serve as clinical supervisor for unlicensed and newly licensed staff as well as graduate trainees. Multicultural awareness and responsiveness are important components of all clinical and community outreach-oriented work, and with specific experience, knowledge, and skills working with AAPI/APIDA, LGBTQIA+, Neurodiverse and/or Disabled students, Black/African American, Latinx, Indigenous, Spiritual/Non-Religious students is preferred. Expertise and/or interest in alcohol and other drug issues (AOD) and/or eating disorder/body image work is also a plus. This position may provide limited campus satellite services requiring evening and/or non-traditional hours. 

ABOUT VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

Located in the heart of Nashville, Vanderbilt University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors and a full range of graduate and professional degrees across 10 schools and colleges, all on a beautiful campus—an accredited arboretum—complete with athletic facilities and state-of-the-art laboratories.

Recently ranked as one of the best student support and counseling services, the Vanderbilt University Counseling Center (UCC) is home to a renowned training program that has historically been part of the longest running clinical training program in the state of Tennessee. Trainees at the UCC have an opportunity to join a dynamic, multidisciplinary, and dedicated staff, who collectively work to provide Vanderbilt’s diverse student community with a wide range of accessible and comprehensive services. Throughout the training year, trainees also benefit from opportunities to connect with and learn from a variety of campus partners, student organizations, and community resources, such as Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The overall mission of training at the UCC is to provide a breadth and depth of clinical experiences within a well-supervised, affirming, and inclusive environment. 

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • A Doctoral degree from an accredited institution of higher education in psychology, counseling, or other closely related mental health-related field is necessary.
  • Completion of an APA accredited internship is necessary.
  • Licensure as a psychologist in Tennessee with HSP designation, or current licensure in another state, with the ability to obtain licensure in Tennessee within 1 year of start date is required. 
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with patients/clients from diverse backgrounds, with specific experience, knowledge, and skills working with AAPI/APIDA, LGBTQIA+, Neurodiverse and/or Disabled students, Black/African American, Latinx, Indigenous, Spiritual/Non-Religious students is preferred.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to form and maintain meaningful relationships with students, colleagues, and all stakeholders preferred.
  • Experience working in a higher education setting is preferred.
  • Demonstrated skill in written and oral communication, including public speaking and group meeting facilitation is preferred.
  • Ability to function in an acute care model for assessment and management of clinical emergencies is preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of post-licensure experience is preferred.
 
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