Staff Psychologist 8281BR Student Affairs Counseling and Psychological Services
Detailed Job Description
Provide culturally competent individual and group counseling and psychological services to a globally diverse undergraduate and graduate student population, as well as crisis intervention as needed. Clinical service includes collaborative care with community providers, families, and other campus service providers.
Actively support the training program through direct supervision of a pre-doctoral intern. Maintain primary clinical responsibility of all intern duties and sign-off on all trainee documentation. Design and deliver didactic training seminars, supervision, and/or assist with the design and implementation of other related training activities. Schedule and attend regular supervision meetings and attend supervision of supervision meetings. Also assist center administration in the acquisition and maintenance of training program accreditation through development of training policies, procedures and documentation.
Complete and maintain clinical documentation (including, but not limited to, intake evaluations, clinical progress notes for individual, group, and crisis intervention sessions, psychiatric referrals, and suicide risk assessments) in a thorough and timely manner.
Provide consultation and education outreach to the RIT community regarding student mental health and wellness through the design and delivery of educational seminars, presentations, and training programs and represent the RIT Counseling and Psychological Services at university events and committees.
Assist in the acquisition and maintenance of center accreditation through development of documented office policies and procedures, as well as department self-assessment.
Perform, as assigned, other administrative responsibilities associated with counseling and consultative services including, but not limited to, participating on Counseling Center and University committees and special projects. As qualified, assist with the design and implementation of Center activities and provide leadership to selected strategic initiatives.
Minimum Qualifications Education:
Ph.D. / Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology
Must be licensed or license eligible by New York State as a Psychologist
Experience: Three years of experience in a dynamic mental health setting with demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a multidisciplinary team. Satisfactory completion of a doctoral internship or fellowship or relevant post-degree experience in a college/university counseling center strongly preferred. Experience providing psychological services to traditionally marginalized populations, such as students of color, international students, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender students, and students with disabilities. Experience consulting with faculty and staff on issues relevant to student educational performance and emotional well-being. Candidate will be able to effectively communicate across a dynamic learning community.
Experience providing clinical intake assessments, short-term individual and group counseling and psychotherapy, crisis intervention, case management and consultation services with a range of clinical issues and complexity, including threat assessment and suicidality.
Experience working effectively with traditionally marginalized populations.
Training and experience supervising psychological interns, including oversight of clinical services and record-keeping.
Requires working knowledge of a broad range of evidence-based brief treatment modalities
Extensive knowledge of, and good judgment in the application of, complex principles of human behavior and student development theories.
Willingness to develop expertise working with transgender students and students on the autism spectrum.
Ability to administer and interpret psychological inventories needed in the Centers operations.
Ability to develop and provide relevant consultation and educational outreach services in a higher education learning community.
Knowledge of and ability to develop and maintain positive professional relationships with appropriate referral sources for students.
Effective interpersonal skills and the ability and willingness to contribute to a team-oriented work environment.
Excellent emotional intelligence and empathy skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently within a dynamic clinical and learning environment.
Understanding of, and compliance with, the ethical and legal issues involved in the provision of clinical services.
Experience using information technology and computerized databases.
Although serving a hearing population, a willingness to become familiar with Deaf culture.
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .