Psychologist Premium

Washington & Jefferson College,

Student Health and Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Jan 10th, '18


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Start Date:

January 3, 2018

Last Updated:

Wed, Jan 10th, '18

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  • Full Time

The Student Health and Counseling Services of Washington & Jefferson College, a unit within the Division of Student Life, is pleased to announce a Psychologist position opening.  This position is a full time appointment with salary and benefits.  This is a generalist position and the successful candidate should be interested in working with the full range of mental health challenges and concerns presented by a college student population.  

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

·         Offer direct psychotherapy services to our student clients including intake, urgent walk-in, individual, group and couples counseling.

·         Crisis intervention, urgent counseling, after-hours on-call.  Routine evening and occasional weekend hours required.  After hours on-call every other week.  Candidates must be able to respond within 20 minutes or less for emergencies on campus when on call.

·         Assessments and supervision of trainee assessments. (Primarily LD and ADHD, for possible accommodations.)

·         Work with staff to develop and implement outreach programs and workshops designed to foster students’ academic and life success.

·         Work collaboratively within an integrated Health & Counseling Services environment.

·         Develop collaborative relationships with various campus organizations (e.g. Student Health, Athletics, Residence Life, Disability Support Services, and International Student Support).

·         Offer consultation to faculty, staff, and family members.

·         Participate in collection of accurate client and center data.

·         Maintain appropriate clinical documentation and schedule within Titanium Schedule.

·         Participate in weekly staff meetings and college-wide or division-wide meetings as appropriate.

·         Additional administrative duties or other assignments as appropriate

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Behaviors:

·         Experience in a university/college counseling center, preferred

·         Evidence of skill in addressing psychiatric emergencies

·         Evidence of interest or experience in offering consultation to faculty, staff and students

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills

·         Positive and collaborative interpersonal skills

·         Demonstrable experience in and commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, and commitment to ongoing development of multicultural competence

·         Interest in and knowledge of alcohol and other drug treatment, education and outreach

·         A self-motivated and self-directed commitment to high professional ideals, and knowledge of/adherence to legal guidelines and APA Ethical standards.

·         Demonstrated professional commitment and interest in university counseling center work and college student development

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Please send application materials to

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, W&J College complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender identity, or national origin.



Founded in 1781 and located about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Washington & Jefferson College is one of the nation's oldest and most distinguished co-ed, four-year liberal arts colleges for undergraduate students.  Washington & Jefferson is a small College and generally has an enrollment of approximately 1500 students.

Region Description

W&J is located in the city of Washington, Washington County, in Southwestern Pennsylvania at the crossroads of Interstates 70 and 79 and Route 19.  The surrounding area is rural, while the city of Pittsburgh is easily accessible.


Completed Doctoral Degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program.

Licensed or license eligible in Pennsylvania

A Minimum of 2-3 year of providing counseling and psychological services.


Expertise in one or more of the following treatment areas: anxiety management, alcohol and other substance abuse, survivors of sexual assault, anger management, eating disorders, provision of services to populations with diverse needs, administration of integrated services.


Please send application materials electronically to A completed application will include:

·         A cover letter stating your interest, goals, and experience specifically relevant to the  Psychologist position

·         Current CV

·         List of 3-5 references, one should be a current/recent supervisor