COUNSELING AND TESTING - Counseling Psychologist
Salaried Full-time (75-100%)
Andrews University seeks a doctoral level counseling/clinical psychologist to serve as staff psychologist and coordinate mental health prevention initiatives for the student population, with the vision of assisting students in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment. As member of the Counseling & Testing Center clinical team, provides individual, couple, and group counseling. Available for after-office hours, clinical consultations, and student crisis interventions. Maintains an assigned case load, and provides consultations on issues related to mental health. Reports to the Director of Counseling & Testing Center.
- Earned doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology
- Degree from an accredited academic institution
- Current full psychology license or license eligible in Michigan
- Preferred minimum of one to two years experience in college mental health services
- Demonstrated knowledge of student development theory
- Commitment to working collaboratively within the Student Life Division, establishing and maintaining close working relationships with faculty, staff, and administrators
- Previous work with a diverse student population preferred
Duties and responsibilities
- Coordinate prevention programming for the university student population.
- Strong generalist skills in time-limited individual counseling, group psychotherapy, outreach/consultation, assessment and crisis intervention
- Oversee Student Wellness program
- Provide clinical supervision of psychology interns, and other trainees
- Coordinate/participate in internal research and professional development.
- Assist with the development & maintenance of policies and procedures governing clinical services
- Maintain clinical records and provide clinical documentation and communication with in-house and external practitioners as necessary for ethical clinical treatment
- Provide leadership in matters related to mental health prevention and campus wide mental health consultations
- Oversee the offering of prevention educational experiences for students (ie. Substance use & Anger Management psycho-educational classes, support groups.)
- Collaborate with other campus departments in the coordination of awareness programming throughout the year (ie. Depression Awareness, Eating Disorder Awareness, Substance Abuse Awareness months, etc.)
- Collaborate with Student life, Residence Hall Deans, School of Health Professions, and other campus departments in the offering of outreach programming, including Tuesday Choices, annual Wellness Fair, and Residence Hall mental health presentations
- Coordinate prevention/Screening activities
- Assume responsibility for other assignments including serving on divisional and university committees
- Create and maintain collaborative relationships, communication and outreach methods with collegiate colleagues to effectively facilitate retention efforts and service students.
- Assist faculty with students who are experiencing difficulties relating to personal, vocational and academic concerns or related educational issues.
- Coordinate need assessments and other assessments as needed.
Perform related responsibilities as assigned by supervisor or designee.
Ability to read and interpret professional journals. Ability to interpret and write psychological reports. Ability to effectively present workshops and seminars and respond to questions from groups of students.
Ability to interpret studies reported in psychological journals. Statistical skills sufficient for doctoral level classes. Working knowledge in statistical concepts of standard deviation, multiple regression, analysis of variance, etc.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Ability to reason from cause to effect and then help clients understand this relationship between their actions and the consequences.
Ability to collaborate with CTC team members and relate to the campus community in the provision of psychological services and consultations.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
- Interpersonal, organization and communication skills required.
Computer efficiency, especially with Microsoft Word, Access PowerPoint and Excel Programs. Knowledge of Web page development and maintenance a plus.
Please submit an application for the posting through the following link: www.andrews.edu/hr. You will also need to submit the items below to firstname.lastname@example.org, as an email attachment:
- Letter of Interest
- Professional Vita
- Three professional references