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Position Title
Staff Psychologist or Social Worker

Skidmore College

Counseling Center

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Position Description
The Skidmore College Counseling Center invites applications for a Staff Psychologist/Social Worker position. This is a regular, full-time, 11 month appointment with a start date as soon as possible. The position involves providing short-term (8 session limit) psychotherapy; crisis intervention, including rotation in after-hours on-call coverage; psycho-educational programming; consultation to faculty, staff, and parents; leading at least one psychotherapy or support group per year; and participation in the Center’s multidisciplinary treatment team, as well as the larger division of Student Affairs. The successful applicant will also be involved in training the college’s Residential Life staff, and will have an opportunity to provide supervision to practicum trainees.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates should possess a doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or a Master’s in Social Work; have completed a supervised internship; be licensed or license-eligible within 2 years as a psychologist or LCSW in New York State; have strong diagnostic and clinical skills as well as experience in working with a broad array of psychological, emotional, and developmental concerns; have experience in working with a traditional college-aged population; and have a demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse populations including students of color, international students, and GLBTQ students.

Desired Qualifications
Expertise in working with eating disorders or substance abuse is not required, but would be a plus.

University Description
Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with a reputation for its creative approaches to just about everything. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates; approximately 2,400 talented men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.

We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.

Region Description

Required Application Materials
Cover letter Curriculum Vitae Graduate transcript (optional)

Application Deadline
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Starting Date
As soon as possible.

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Mailing Address

Saratoga Springs, NY 

Phone Number

Web Address

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