Postdoctoral Fellow (2 Positions)

Loyola University Maryland,

Counseling Center
Last Posted:

Mon, Dec 4th, '17

Deadline:

1/8/2018

Start Date:

8/13/2018

Last Updated:

Fri, Dec 8th, '17

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION


THE COUNSELING CENTER AT LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MARYLAND IS RECRUITING FOR TWO, 12-MONTH POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP POSITIONS THAT WILL BEGIN ON AUGUST 13, 2018. The Fellowship Program offers specialized experience with mental health and developmental issues of the contemporary college student. Our staff provides an integrated service delivery model of student-centered clinical approaches, multicultural competencies and social justice advocacy, creative preventive public health programming and applied research. Our Program is designed to enhance one's skills in providing this kind of integrated university counseling center service, as well as to provide knowledge about managing at least one major administrative area of university counseling centers through an Administrative Apprenticeship. The Apprenticeship allows Fellows to work with a senior staff member who manages or specializes in one of two Counseling Center functional areas: Social Justice or Public Health. Additional responsibilities and services include initial assessment interviews, brief culturally-responsive individual and group psychotherapy, daytime and after-hours crisis intervention, outreach programming, public health campaigning, social justice work, campus trainings, and consultation.

Fellows receive professional training and development. Supervision consists of one hour of weekly, individual supervision by Maryland licensed psychologists and supervision of group therapy work. Fellows participate in a regular seminar that focuses on clinical topics, professional development, and culturally informed issues and trends in higher education inclusive of meetings with the Assistant Director for Training. Multicultural training and process is infused throughout the seminar. Fellows join with senior staff in weekly staff meetings, case conferences, clinical team meetings, monthly Cultural Reflection Seminars, and Student Development Divisional Professional Development Seminars as well as support bi-weekly public health team and social justice committee meetings.

The Counseling Center serves the campus community in a variety of roles resulting in our integration into the entire University. Our goal is that this postdoctoral training experience would mirror that level of integration and involvement, while providing a continual experience of being a valued colleague within our Center.
Loyola University Maryland a small, predominantly residential liberal arts Jesuit Catholic university that enrolls over 4,000 undergraduate and over 2,000 graduate students. The University is dedicated to the ideals of academic excellence and liberal arts education. Loyola University Maryland was founded in the Jesuit philosophy of "Cura Personalis" or "Care for the whole person." Loyola students will engage the sciences, the businesses, the arts and the humanities in the classroom. In addition, through a host of recreational activities, community service activities, and campus leadership opportunities, students are supported in personal and interpersonal development, so they are able to lead and serve in a diverse and changing world. The overall Jesuit tradition seeks to encourage students to ultimately lead an examined life of intellectual, social, and spiritual discernment, continuous learning, and service.
The University is located in Baltimore City. It is nestled between several long-standing Baltimore neighborhoods, with which it has solid working relationships. Loyola is also situated near several well-established hospitals and universities, which creates an inviting environment with access to a great variety of resources. Baltimore boasts a wonderful array of neighborhood and diverse restaurants, museums, cultural activities, unique shops, sporting events and residential communities. While continuing to grow due to people moving in from other cities and regions, Baltimore maintains a steady foundation of residents whose families have lived here for several generations. This combination makes Baltimore a nice blend of urban variety and community identity.

The Fellowship program is a 12-month, full-time position, with a salary of $48,212.50. Fellows can enroll in health and dental insurance plans, receive paid sick and vacation leave, and all other benefits that are provided to Administrators at Loyola that do not require more than one year of employment. We invite you to review this information on the Human Resources website at http://www.loyola.edu/HR. Loyola provides all employees with about 14 paid holidays per year. Fellows receive an allowance from the Counseling Center budget to support them in attending off-campus professional development conferences.

Basic position qualifications: successful completion of a pre-doctoral internship at a college counseling center, as well as all requirements for a doctorate in clinical/counseling psychology from an APA-approved academic program by the end of 2018. Preferred qualifications: completion of doctoral degree by start date of August 13, 2018.

Go to https://careers.loyola.edu and follow the directions to create and post your application. Three letters of references through the HR system are required, one of which must be from a current clinical supervisor. In addition, have official transcripts of all graduate-level degrees mailed to: Selection Committee; Counseling Center, HU 150; Loyola University Maryland; 4501 N. Charles Street; Baltimore, MD 21210; (410) 617-2273/fax: (410) 617-2001.

Applications received by January 8th, 2018 will receive primary consideration and application review will continue until the positions are filled. Thank you for your interest in our training program. We look forward to receiving your application.


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