Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking a Psychologist for the Rutgers Newark Counseling Center. Reporting to the Director of the Counseling Center, this position provides individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and workshops/outreach/consultation for students, faculty, and staff.
This position is responsible for and not limited to the following.
Conducts short-term and longer-term psychotherapy
Performs professional work that requires specialized knowledge in mental health issues in young adults, specifically working through a culturally competent lens to provide effective treatment for anxiety, adjustment disorders, trauma, depression, substance misuse, as well as other behavioral health concerns.
Exercises general knowledge of psychotherapy and be willing to think about well-being from a broader, community context
Completes all administrative items in a timely and professional manner
Works with the supervisory team to ensure training program is highly effective and growing
Designs, coordinates, and conducts training's, workshops and outreach pertaining to mental health as needed
Serves on unit and university committees as appointed and assigned
Provides consultation and facilitates support for various campus-based partners
Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team of professionals across the Division of Student Affairs to support student growth and development
Licensure/eligibility for licensure as a NJ Psychologist
Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited program with interest and background working in a diverse, multi-disciplinary setting treating a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, adjustment disorders, personality disorders, and trauma
Excellent communication skills and computer literacy
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have advanced knowledge of the assessment, intervention, and treatment of a wide range of psychological diagnoses in order to provide excellent mental health care to our student community
Must be a well-trained clinician who has demonstrated training and employment experience in providing psychological assessment, diagnosis, and mental health treatment as well as providing time-limited individual and group therapy, on-call crisis intervention, supervision, and specialized skills or strong interest in one or more of the following areas: multicultural issues; LGBTQ health; post-traumatic stress (including sexual abuse, sexual assault); substance abuse; eating disorders.
Must be enthusiastically committed to presenting psychological perspectives in programs, training, and settings throughout the college community.
Experience in a university counseling center and/or working with young adults. Also seeking a clinician with expertise in one of the following areas: Trauma-informed care, multicultural competence, LGBTQ, Addictions, and/or time-limited treatment models.
Ideal candidate will have proven success working collaboratively on a multidisciplinary team
Clinician should have interest and expertise in working with diverse populations and providing clinical supervision
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.