Stanford University has an immediate opening for a full-time Psychologist with the Confidential Support Team, a compassionate office that provides trauma-informed support for students impacted by sexual and relationship violence. This position is integral to creating a healing space for the students we serve and helping them to navigate complex systems on and off campus.
Inclusion and diversity are integral to Stanford's commitment to excellence. We are interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience promoting these values via activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students and staff from a wide range of backgrounds, or incorporating perspectives in their work that illustrate knowledge of how cultural, systemic, and sociological factors impact students.
The Stanford Confidential Support Team (CST) is a unit of Vaden Health Services within the division of Student Affairs which centers its work on ensuring that students feel connected and engaged with the greater campus community and each other. CST supports connection, healing, and thriving among Stanford students impacted by sexual, relationship, and gender-based violence through confidential, trauma-informed consultation, counseling, and outreach. CST values diversity, inclusion, and intersectionality in all aspects of our programming and services. We seek candidates who can support our mission and values.
In this role, you will:
Provide evidence informed therapy for trauma-related symptoms resulting from campus sexual and relationship violence. Tailor treatments to identity, culture, and other individualized student needs.
Provide a wide range of direct clinical services (e.g., consultation, crisis support, brief emotional support, case management, individual and group therapy) to students to a diverse student population.
Provide education about rights and reporting options and resources available on and off campus. Support students in navigating campus and off-campus resources and pursuing university and criminal processes related to campus sexual and relationship violence.
Provide crisis assessment, intervention, and management to students of concern or in crisis; assess need for higher level care.
Evaluate and respond to emergency situations; provide consultation to campus for urgent/crisis situations.
Track students of concern or requiring higher levels of care, participate in discharge planning, and manage referrals.
Work with university staff, faculty, and administrators in consultation, outreach, and other collaborative initiatives.
Develop campus outreach through participation in educational programming and additional program development.
Participate in center meetings and development activities; complete special projects as assigned.
Contribute to original research and program evaluation on clinical intervention for students impacted by sexual and relationship violence.
May provide supervision of practicum students, pre-doctoral interns, post-doctoral fellows, or psychiatry residents/fellows.
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
A doctoral degree in psychology, counseling, or a related field, and one year of post-degree experience
Licensure in Clinical Psychology in California
Expertise in clinical skills in consultation, evaluation, crisis intervention, case management, and therapy
Experience working with transitional aged youth and sexual/relationship violence
Ability to develop strong relationships with students and other constituents in a warm and professional manner
Demonstrated skills in consultative work with professional colleagues, experience in collaborative work across systems of care and with multi-disciplinary teams
Knowledge and embodiment of diversity and inclusion best practices; experience providing clinical support for individuals from various identities, cultures, and backgrounds; ability to work collaboratively with individuals and groups from various identities, cultures, and backgrounds
Willingness to take on new challenges in a dynamic and changing environment, work effectively under pressure, and maintain positive relationships with team members
Strong communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and management
Advanced analysis and problem-solving skills
Relevant computer systems/technology experience (e.g., electronic medical records systems, Microsoft Office Suite, Box, and Google Drive)
In addition, preferred requirements include:
Excellent organizational skills including an ability to oversee a wide variety of activities, to define pitfalls, to propose and implement effective solutions, while being able to balance competing priorities.
High level of energy, flexibility, and the ability to work independently.
Student development knowledge and experience in college/university settings.
Able to work evenings and weekends, occasionally as needed.
How to Apply:
We invite you to apply for this position, please submit your resume and a one-page cover letter expressing why you are particularly interested in this position, along with your online application.
Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
*The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
*Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law
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