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Psychologist (LGBTQ specialist)
Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS)
Georgetown University anticipates an opening for a full-time position for an LBGTQ specialist in its college mental health service, commencing Fall 2012. The position entails assessment, individual and group psychotherapy, referrals where needed, and outreach and consultation to the campus community. We are interested in finding a clinical or counseling psychologist who is skilled in dealing with sexual minority issues, competent in identifying and addressing related health concerns, who can help enhance the relationship between our counseling service and the LGBTQ Resource Office (as well as other student affairs departments), and who can also function as a generalist.
We are looking for someone who shows flexibility to adapt to changing work demands, comfort with a fast-paced environment, a strong work ethic, a congenial and collaborative working style, a readiness to address multicultural issues, and a strong capacity for outreach.
Doctorate in psychology (or related field) and licensure or eligibility in the District of Columbia, plus demonstrated experience in the area of sexual minority issues (lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning, and transgender concerns).
Previous college mental health experience.
Georgetown University, founded in 1789, is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit university in the nation. There are 16,871 students in the Universityís five undergraduate schools (Georgetown College, the School of Foreign Service, Nursing and Health Studies, the McDonough School of Business, and the School of Continuing Studies), and three graduate divisions (Law, Medicine, and the Graduate School). The University also offers a bachelorís degree in Foreign Service at its campus in Doha, Qatar.
Washington, D.C., the nationís capital, is the center of governmental and political activity in the United States and an architecturally distinguished city with world class museums, readily identifiable national monuments and government buildings, and corporate and trade association headquarters. It has an excellent public transportation system.
The Georgetown business district is a bustling center of activity with substantial shopping opportunities, restaurants, clubs, and an active waterfront. The Georgetown residential area near the University retains an 18th and 19th century charm with old-fashioned townhouses and brick sidewalks.
Historically, Georgetown was a thriving Maryland tobacco port in the 1700ís. When the District of Columbia was carved out of Maryland and Virginia, Georgetown was included within the Districtís boundaries. The City of Washington, a separate village within the District, grew into and annexed Georgetown in the 1800ís.
Washington, D.C., is about two hours from Atlantic coast beaches and about two hours from the mountains in Virginia and West Virginia.
Required Application Materials
Cover letter, vita, and at least three letters of reference.
Position remains open until a successful candidate is identified. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we are unable to address email or telephone inquiries regarding the position or the status of applications. We will contact directly those applicants in whom we have further interest.
August 15, 2012
Send Applications To:
Counseling and Psychiatric Service, One Darnall Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20057
No calls please
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