The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Wellness Center provides integrated healthcare services to students at the college, including counseling and psychiatric services, health services, and nutrition services. This is a full-time, 10-month counseling position working within an integrated center that prioritizes a team approach to student health concerns.
The counselor will:
have the opportunity to continue to develop generalist clinical skills, as well as other skills relevant to the functioning of counselors in a collegiate environment such as consultation and outreach.
participate in the emergency on-call rotation and therefore must live within a 30 minute radius from campus to provide timely care.
participate in professional development activities, within and outside the college. Dickinson's Wellness Center is dedicated to supporting the healthy development of our students and we seek a collaborative colleague who can add to the breadth and depth of services we provide. In addition, the Wellness Center is an integrated part of the campus community and we seek staff members interested in collaborating within and across the divisions of the college.
Successful candidates will be able to articulate ways in which they will assist the Wellness Center in connecting with particular groups of marginalized students who face additional stigma regarding the use or counseling services.
Department: Wellness Center
Master's or Doctorate degree in clinical/counseling psychology or social work from an accredited program.
Licensed to practice in Pennsylvania within one year of hire.
Demonstrated multicultural competency and experience working with identity and diversity in adolescence.
Experience providing crisis assessment and intervention.
Training as a generalist clinician and commitment to working from an integrated healthcare model.
Internal Number: 4650
About Dickinson College
Known for its innovative curriculum, Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. One of the nation's oldest colleges, and named in honor of a signer of the U.S. Constitution, Dickinson became the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States in September 1783.As of 2017, Dickinson has just over 800 full-time employees - administrators, faculty and staff - and its 104-acre campus is populated by students from 42 U.S. states and territories and 44 foreign countries. More than half of students study abroad through the school's 35 programs in 25 countries on six continents, mainly in noncapital cities.Dickinson is known for its sustainability initiatives and is continually recognized by such groups as the Princeton Review (Green Honor Roll), the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE; Gold rating) and Sierra magazine ("Cool School" and one of America's greenest colleges).Dickinson's stunning campus - featuring beautiful landscaping and buildings made of limestone from Dickinson's own quarry - is located in the heart of the historic central Pennsylvania town of Carlisle, a key marker in Civil War activity. Founded ...in 1751, Carlisle is a cosmopolitan town of 20,000 people, nestled between mountains that have long been a destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The Appalachian Trail and several mountain lakes are within easy reach of the campus, as is Hersheypark and historic Gettysburg.The town is a transportation hub linked by highway, rail and air to prominent East Coast cities, with driving times that make these cities readily accessible: Harrisburg, 20 minutes; Gettysburg, 30 minutes; Baltimore, 90 minutes; Washington, D.C., two hours; Philadelphia, two hours; New York, three hours; Pittsburgh, four hours.Dickinson takes pride in its campus wellness and professional development programs, offering an array of opportunities to faculty and staff through its Holistic Health Incentive program. In 2014, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized Dickinson as a gold-level Fit-Friendly Worksite, a national award that acknowledges the college's commitment to a vibrant wellness culture on campus.Dickinson offers a competitive benefits package and retirement plan, plus tuition remission and tuition assistance incentives.The college is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.