The Staff Psychologist promotes the academic, social, and emotional
well-being of students by providing assessment, time-limited individual
counseling/psychotherapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, outreach,
consultation, referrals for American University students, and
participation in rotation of after-hours emergency coverage. The Staff
Psychologist also provides training and supervision using an integrative orientation for clinical trainees in a graduate level
psychology programs (including an APA-accredited internship); and
participates in activities throughout the university. The person in this
position adheres to all relevant ethical, legal, and professional
The Staff Psychologist reports directly to the Director of Clinical Services. The primary function of this position involves the delivery of clinical
services and related activities. The position is hybrid with partial remote work.
ABOUT AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
American University (AU) is a private, coed, institution with a
liberal arts curriculum and a predominantly residential undergraduate
population. American University is located in Washington DC, the nation's capital and an area rich in cultural, recreational, civic, and educational resources. AU also has several large graduate programs, including a law
school, a business school, and a prominent school of international service. The
"Center" for Well-Being Programs and Psychological Services operates within the Office of Campus Life and is accredited
by the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS). The Center has a rich training program, including an APA-Accredited predoctoral
At American University we value open and honest inquiry, servant leadership, and the affirmation of the human dignity of all. We envision a thriving AU community where individuals of all identities and experiences are understood, appreciated, and fully included, and where equitable treatment, opportunities, and outcomes prevail.
Our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff represent every state and more than 150 countries. Our internationally recognized faculty are today's thought leaders in the areas of public policy, law, the arts, communications, international development, and more. Our staff are innovative, service-oriented, and dedicated to moving the university towards achieving its strategic goals. We are committed to an excellent experience for all of our students, faculty and staff and share a passion for creating change through our knowledge and our work.
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