Post-doctoral Fellowship in College Counseling for Clinical or Counseling Psychologist
Department: Counseling Services Office
Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time
Position Type: Administrator
Posting Date: 08-15-2019
Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Number: 1001530
About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Vassar College is a smoke free/tobacco free campus.
Position Summary and ResponsibilitiesThe Vassar College Counseling Service offers a 10 month, post-doctoral fellowship in college counseling for a doctoral level clinical or counseling psychologist. The fellowship provides an opportunity to gain experience working with a diverse student population at Vassar College, a residential, coeducational liberal arts college in Dutchess County, NY. We seek a fellow who is committed to providing creative, collaborative, multi-cultural clinical service in a diverse college environment. The fellow will receive post-doctoral hours and supervision to meet New York State licensure requirements.
Clinical Experience: The fellow will build knowledge, sensitivity, and ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds and will gain supervised experience in each of the following areas: Brief individual psychotherapy, group therapy, intake assessment, case management, crisis intervention and emergency services, consultation, and inclusive outreach programming. The Vassar College Counseling Service has a strong group therapy program and typically offers 8-10 groups per semester. The fellow will be expected to co-facilitate two therapy groups with staff. Some evening and weekend hours should be expected, especially involving crisis intervention and outreach activities.
Supervision: Both individual and group supervision will be provided by licensed psychologists and social workers who are staff members in the Counseling Service.
Schedule: This is a full-time position for 10 months, available August 15, 2019 through June 15, 2020. The salary is $32,000 plus benefits.
Qualifications Requirements: Applications are invited from persons who expect to complete their doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology prior to the fellowship start date. The successful applicant should demonstrate a professional commitment and interest in multi-culturalism and social justice, college counseling center work, and student development.
Required Applicant Documents Resume Cover Letter Contact Information for 3 References
Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your application, you will be required to attach a letter of interest, current vita, and official graduate transcript or letter from doctoral program chair attesting to anticipated completion date of doctoral degree (Word or PDF format required for all attachments). You will be required to submit the names and email addresses of three reference providers who will receive an email requesting a confidential letter of recommendation from the employment system immediately upon submission of your application.
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Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
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